Elliot Bentley » Portfolio

I joined the Wall Street Journal’s graphics department in 2014 and have produced dozens of graphics in the years since. My speciality is web graphics — interactives, news apps and data visualisations.

How Money Flowed (and Ebbed) at GE

A giant, vertical streamograph rendered using D3. I’m most proud of this piece for the mobile-friendly solution to incorporating annotations into such a dense chart.

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Midterm Elections 2018: Live Results

I led a team who worked on this results page, plus live graphics embedded within the WSJ homepage, app and election night liveblog. My biggest contribution to the codebase was the ‘Pachinko’, a novel data visualisation that uses animation in a fun way.

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4,925 Tweets: Elon Musk's Twitter Habit, Dissected

I worked closely with Scott and Samarth to find the right format for this analysis of Elon Musk’s tweets. We settled on a trendy ‘tap story’ with lot of charts and embedded tweets.

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How Facial Recognition Software Works

This interactive explainer uses a JavaScript library called clmtracker for live face-tracking and rudimentary emotion detection. It uses web media APIs that were cutting-edge at the time and so may no longer work correctly in some browsers.

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