USA Today has been in the multimedia game for a long time. At a recent conference, senior designer Juan Thomassie shared his top tips for producing interactive stories online. Among his key points:
The content often suggests the best ways to tell a story online–if you know all of the options in your interactive bag of tricks.
Requires extraordinary team work, planning, sound editorial judgment, design experience, technical savvy.
Take a tour of Thomassie’s “bag of tricks” and make sure to look at some of the examples he links to–especially the maps, data-driven graphics and interactives.