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Examine the world and bring it to others.
The Wall Street Journal is looking for a Senior Product Designer to provide project support within the WSJ Product Design and UX team. Like all our product designers, your responsibility is to the user. You will empathize with and thoroughly understand the goals, desires and preferences of the target users. You’ll use this knowledge to inform concepts and innovative solutions across projects.
You will contribute to the user experience practice at WSJ and evolve the discipline to meet the needs our of projects. You are responsible for shepherding work through the process; specifically, identifying the needed deliverables, estimating effort, ensuring collaboration across disciplines and approvals from internal and external stakeholders. And as a leader, you will be part of the work process, crafting deliverables as needed. You should have a least one area of deep knowledge - industry specialization (e.g. media, news), research, animation or prototyping - and good general skills across all. Collaborate and consult with the various design, product, editorial, and technology teams on prototypes, mock-ups and explorations.
Ultimately you will be helping shape the future of how we deliver news to our customers.
Work within the in-house Product Design and UX team to define interactive experiences within WSJ and its network of online properties
Develop and help implement style guides, pattern libraries and reusable design systems
Rapidly produce designs and innovate within the fast-paced environment, whilst maintaining bigger picture design and brand consistency
Strong understanding of best-practices as it applies to online content-creation and delivery at industrial size and proportion
Work closely with product and technology teams to build prototypes that represent both the design language and interaction model required to test and evolve products for user and internal testing
Work with Information Architects to design, observe, and analyze usability studies
Work closely with product managers and engineers to implement and deliver final products
Work with the team to continually build an online library of all UI elements following our various product design languages – maintained and centralized.
Facilitate design communication across a multidisciplinary team throughout each phase of a project
Work closely with cross-functional staff to deliver against project goals
5+ years experience designing user-interfaces for content-rich website and apps
Familiar with interaction design concepts, practices, and procedures
Familiar with Information Architecture best practices
Possess a solid working understanding of user-experience design principles
Demonstrable understanding of user-experience design, information hierarchy, user-flow, and typography
Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
Be a self-starter; able to interact with and influence senior level management
Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and design specifications
A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
Expertise in working with mobile optimized and responsive websites
Expertise in creating features for customization and personalization
Professional-level knowledge of industry standard Web design software (Sketch, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Omnigraffle or other wireframe software)
Knowledge of prototyping software such as InVision, Atomic or similar
Solid grasp of latest Web and App design principles
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).
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Requisition ID 2017-29506
Job Locations USA - NY-NEW YORK
Job Function Design Technology
Business Area NEWS/WSJ
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