National Review Online is seeking a daytime web producer — a full-time, work-from-home position for the right candidate. If you are a formidable and fast producer of quality web content, possessing a unique blend of editorial, tech, and artistic skills, this could be just the opportunity for you.
The ideal candidate will be able to meet the following requirements from Day One:
– Management of all homepage content during regular business hours: node creation and treatments (adding artwork; special-case html work); adding/deleting/shuffling nodes based on editor instructions; node proofing and correcting, node editing for fit; etc.
– Management of homepage queues for NRO app and mobile themes
– Arting-up newly posted articles and blog posts (image acquisition, cropping, and retouching, as well as from-scratch image creation)
– Slideshow builds (image acquisition, caption writing, headline treatments, and html work on delivery of themes by editors) and slideshow proofing (applying edits to existing captions and titles; recreating sub-par artwork, etc.)
– Show/node production for audio and video, from internal builds (media-file extractions/uploads, splash images, blurbs, titles) to homepage nodes
– Featured layover production (e.g., cartoons and photoshops of the day)
– Preparation of special-themed homepages (logos, backgrounds, font-treatments, etc.) for holidays and major political/world happenings
– Some CMS (Drupal) management and troubleshooting
– Strong proofreading/editing skills
– Strong title, blurb, and caption-writing skills
– Strong html and css skills
– Strong image-work skills (Photoshop, Fireworks, etc.)
– Experience with open-source CMS (Drupal) a plus
– Knowledge of political issues a plus
* Compensation depends on demonstrated skill level
* 401(k), medical, vacation
This is a full-time, 9-5, work-from-home position, with extra hours required for scheduled special events and unplanned news cycles. Rigorous testing to verify skill sets will be employed during the vetting process.
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