Digital Content Specialist

Brighton, MA | Freelance | Job ID #46762 |
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We need a well-rounded editor/journalist/developer who is as comfortable writing and editing in front-end code as in text. The developer who has an editorial flair, will create high quality interactive content for consumption across devices and platforms and find new ways to visualize, remix, and add utility to our ideas. This role plays a critical part in our ability to share compelling content, and experiment creating excellent interactive content.


  • Create content and interactive editorial applications for a variety of digital properties. These may require investigating research, handling data sets, helping expert authors interpret their ideas, and adapting existing content
  • Collaborate with editors, designers, and developers to conceive and develop interactive pieces including data visualizations and assessments
  • Brainstorm and build experimental content formats for multi-platform and device-specific projects, including around chatbots
  • Evaluate and work with vendors and external partners
  • Analyze audience behavior and use insights to refine approach to interactive content. Be a critical voice in internal conversations about audience engagement
  • Contribute to larger projects that improve the user experience of digital platforms


  • At least 2 years editorial/journalism experience, and familiarity with topics related to business and management
  • Digital production and development experience including working with the Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, including familiarity with the most common statistical and data visualization libraries, and jQuery and developing mobile or tablet-friendly content packages. Understanding of HTML/CSS best practices
  • Familiarity with web APIs and ability to integrate data, audio, and video into interactive experiences. Up-to-date knowledge of trends in digital content and user experience
  • Good visual thinking and an understanding of how to create intuitive user experiences
  • Familiarity with analytics platforms and creating analytics reports
  • Proven skills in facilitating complex multidisciplinary collaborations

Please apply to learn more about this fantastic role!



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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