The Wall Street Journal Barron’s Group is looking to fill the role of Web Developer within our in-house creative agency, The Trust on a 12-month contract basis. The Trust is The Wall Street Journal Barron’s Group’s in-house creative consultancy and serves our advertising clients by producing award-winning web executions which are similar to those created by content studios or digital agencies.
Reporting into the Senior Creative Solutions Manager in Hong Kong, this role collaborates closely with our Editorial, Design, Producer and Planning Teams to create content-led programs which help our clients to achieve their business and marketing goals through compelling digital, audio and video executions. This role requires someone with strong communication skills as well as someone who can thrive in a fast-paced environment and come up with solutions independently. The Web Developer will support the team by creating bug-free and user-friendly web programs that work well across all Dow Jones user platforms.
What We Need
Collaborate with design and editorial teams to execute mockups to specification, while offering UX improvements where relevant
Provide maintenance and upkeep to legacy sites and client programs
Manage QA feedback coming from the team and client
Apply analytic end-points to measure all user interactions and provide insights to reporting team when needed
Provide clear and timely updates to account/project management colleagues
Ensure code quality through testing and debugging. Troubleshoot bugs and apply fixes using QA tools, such as browserstack, Chrome developer tools
Manage time effectively to deliver flawlessly, on spec, by deadline
What You Bring
Fluency in both oral and written English is essential for this role
2-3 years experience in developing websites within a creative team
Experience with using Github for code management and deployment
Leverage task automation tools (e.g. Gulp, Grunt, Brunch) to streamline code
Experience with frontend toolkits such as Bootstrap, GSAP, Swiper, jQuery
A mobile-first mindset to build web experiences. Implementation of responsive design development
Good understanding of cross-platform and cross-browser issues
Extensive knowledge in the Wordpress theme development and PHP language
Knowledge of existing inbuilt WordPress functions
Creation of custom post types
Knowledge of ACF (Advanced Custom Fields Plugin)
Write codes that comply with our system’s strict security standards
What Sets You Apart
Experience building rich media (HTML5) ad units with external data sources
Experience building and deploying creative and native advertising templates within Google Ad Manager
An eye for pixel perfect development work
Apply knowledge of industry trends and modern coding techniques to improve code performance and render times
Experience with 3D-animation, WebGL, three.js, D3.js will be a plus
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Business Area: MEDIA SALES
Job Category: Design Technology Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 26580