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Openings at the EPW | The EPW Digital Initiative

 

The Economic and Political Weekly invites applications for various positions for its Digital Initiative.

 

Please have a look at the positions open now

The EPW is initiating a project for communicating social sciences and humanities content to a digital audience. Among other things, the project will using EPW's archives to create platforms for debate and public engagement. Please have a look at the positions open now:

 

I. Product Manager

 

EPW is looking for a Product Manager for its digital initiative:

To: 

- To translate EPW's strategic goals for its Digital Initiative

- Design business models to address the wider digital publishing community

- Define key metrics to monitor and measure effectiveness of  the features and functions of the EPW's Digital Initiative publishing platform

Core functions 

- Work closely with web designers, programmers and application developments teams

- Gather and analyse information on audiences, sales, website traffic patterns and competing websites

- Shepherd new features from conception to production

- Ongoing maintenance

- Write specifications, product backlogs, functional requirements and define key milestones

Qualifications

At least 3+ years' experience in in digital product management. Experience in academic publishing would be ideal.

Domain knowledge, including core web technologies and the ability to effectively participate in discussions.

Interested candidates should send their applications to appointments@epw.in before 21 July 2017 with a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their interest in and plans for the EPW Digital Initiative.

 

Please be sure to write "EPW Digital Initiative: [position you are applying for]" in the subject line of your email. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted either through telephone/Skype and/or in person in Mumbai. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate would be required to work out of our Mumbai office at the earliest. Work experience may influence remuneration. 

We give preference to candidates from marginalised backgrounds who meet our requirements.

Note: The deadlines were extended.

 

II. Graphic Designer​

 

The person will primarily work with editors to break down components of EPW articles and recreate and redesign them in interesting digital formats. He/She will implement design changes on the website and design occasional campaigns for social media. We are looking for someone who:

● is able to conceptualise templates and layouts for infographics

● has a deep understanding of digital design and user experience

● is familiar with current practices in visualising data and interactive media, and is open to experimenting with visualising data which is narrative and not entirely quantitative

The candidate should be proficient with Adobe Software suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and similar design tools). Familiarity with HTML, CSS and ability to work with a front-end developer will be a plus.

Interested candidates should send their applications to appointments@epw.in before 21 July 2017 with a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their interest in and plans for the EPW Digital Initiative and a portfolio of relevant work.

Please be sure to write "EPW Digital Initiative: [position you are applying for]" in the subject line of your email. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted either through telephone/Skype and/or in person in Mumbai. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate would be required to work out of our Mumbai office at the earliest. Work experience may influence remuneration. 

We give preference to candidates from marginalised backgrounds who meet our requirements.

Note: The deadlines were extended.

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