Dow Jones Newsroom Developer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a newsroom developer to join its award-winning Visuals team in New York City. This is a rare opportunity to work closely with world-class editors, reporters, designers, developers and other visual journalists to help prototype, build and maintain newsroom tools and applications that require technical and creative rigor. Our work is seen by millions of people every day around the world. We are committed to the growth of visual and interactive journalism and the ideal candidate will drive new ideas that advance our work on all platforms.

Job requirements:

  • Expertise in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, including back-end languages like Node.js and PHP.

  • Experience with building RESTful APIs and web services.

  • Knowledge of technologies such as Express.js, Webpack, Gulp, React and Redux.

  • Knowledge of cross-device and mobile development.

  • Familiarity with producing wireframes with a good understanding of UX/UI design.

  • Prior experience in a news environment is a major asset.Otherwise, experience with content-rich digital environments is highly valued.

  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

  • Able to help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their interactive storytelling.

  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Applications should include portfolio links, a resume and cover letter.


Company Overview:

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2017-29373

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Job Function IT Development

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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