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Dow Jones UX Designer in Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

UX Designers at Investor’s Business Daily own design on projects. From research to interaction design, we work as UX generalists to deliver experiences that inspire and inform. You’ll work heavily on websites, apps and data visualizations using data-driven insights to push the boundaries of fintech research and education.

As a UX designer, you’ll be expected to collaboratively produce excellent work with minimal supervision and acute attention to detail.

What you’ll do

  • Effectively plan, coordinate and execute user research, including UX design plans and discussion guides to structure qualitative usability sessions.

  • Own synthesizing research findings, presenting and story telling them back to multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Work with others to maintain and build on IBD's design system and component libraries.

  • Plan for and conduct information architecture design, wireframes, user journeys, storyboards, sitemaps, and interactive prototypes.

  • Write and edit micro-copy, enabling users to more easily navigate our products and accomplish their intended goals.

  • Consult with stakeholders to understand their goals, explain research results, and bring them into the design process through participatory design.

  • Collaborate and provide insight to other designers during design discovery, ideation, and implementation.

Experience you bring

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional UX design experience working in Figma and/or Sketch.

  • Strong skills in Information Architecture and UX engineering (front end development, Wordpress

  • Demonstrated work in Information Architecture, Content Strategy, UX Writing, Taxonomy, and/or related fields for a content-heavy consumer technology brand.

  • Familiarity with the design frameworks including design thinking, design sprints, lean UX, and user-centered design.

  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative user research including when to use it and how to apply it.

  • Understanding of capabilities and limitations of common web technologies, such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and native iOS/Android apps.

  • Degree in HCI, behavioral science, psychology, human factors, design, or equivalent work experience preferred.

Who you are

  • Self-directed - an acute attention to detail, with the user-centric mindset and the ability to problem-solve both macro and micro-sized problem spaces.

  • Expert communicator - with the ability to story tell to multiple audiences in person, via email and over messaging on tools like Slack.

  • Organized - Break down very large tasks into project plans containing key milestones and objectives with the ability to prioritize and manage several projects simultaneously.

  • Empathetic - Deep-rooted empathy for the people using products you design for.

  • Current - Up to date with UX trends, current design strategies and technologies.

Who we are

Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) is a financial website and national weekly newspaper known for innovative coverage and fact-based analysis of the stock market, economy, business and public policy. We offer an environment that encourages and rewards learning and professional growth and the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how to invest successfully.

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Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: Investor's Business Daily

Job Category: IT Development Group

About Us

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: 26140