Dow Jones Web Developer in LONDON, United Kingdom

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Web Developer - EMEA

Dow Jones

Job Description

Overall

The award winning Dow Jones’ in-house Studio unit, is a fast-growing team of energetic writers, content and creative strategists, videographers, designers, photo editors and developers. The work spans a variety of forms -- short- and long-form reported articles, immersive digital experiences, documentary videos, data visualizations, animations and more. This is an on-site full-time position. The Dow Jones stable of brands includes: The Wall Street Journal, WSJ. Magazine, MarketWatch, Barron’s, Mansion Global, Moneyish, and more.

Dow Jones is looking for a junior- to mid-level web developer with good communication skills and a desire to grow professionally to join our London-based Custom Content team! The Custom Content team within Dow Jones works with our clients to produce award-winning web executions, similar to a content studio or digital agency.

What we need.

  • Build responsive websites within WordPress and custom CMSs.

  • Provide maintenance and upkeep to legacy sites and client programs.

  • Ensure code quality through testing and debugging.

  • Use of HTML, SASS, JavaScript and PHP.

  • Use version control to move updates/fixes through environment.

  • Leverage task automation tools (e.g. Gulp, Grunt, Brunch) and CSS pre-compilers (e.g. SASS, Less)

  • Provide clear and timely updates to project management team.

  • Collaborate with design team and execute mockups to specification, while offering UX improvements where relevant.

  • Apply knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve service to our clients.

  • Manage time effectively to deliver flawlessly, on spec, by deadline.

What you bring.

  • Scripting languages: PHP, NodeJS.

  • Strong vanilla Javascript, as well as frameworks, e.g. React/Redux, jQuery.

  • Experience wiring external data sources into front-end experiences (via XHR).

  • Experience with Git for code management and deployment.

  • A mobile-first mindset to build web experiences.

  • Think modular and reusable when organizing code.

What sets you apart.

  • Proficiency working within a Gitflow-style code branching model.

  • Effortlessly work independently, as well as with local and remote teams.

  • Experience building rich media ad units with external data sources.

  • Extensive experience working within Wordpress, leveraging Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin.

Why Dow Jones.

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Business Area: EVENTS

Job Category: Design Technology Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

If you require assistance in completing the online application, please contact the Talent Management team for Application Help at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com

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