Dow Jones Product Designer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a Product Designer to join the WSJ Design team. Like all our designers and researchers, your responsibility is to the user. You will empathize with and thoroughly understand the goals, desires, and preferences of the target users. As a member of our growing product organization, you'll work alongside researchers, product managers, engineers, other designers, and editors to improve and innovate the audio and video experiences across all WSJ products; including website and apps. You'll work with the fundamental building blocks of our interface, from typography to imagery to interactivity. You’ll also measure and improve our product through customer feedback.

We build a world-class platform for our exceptional journalism, our writers and editors publish hundreds of stories every single day, ranging from breaking news to in-depth investigative reports. Our aim is to provide an exceptional experience for all readers and to ensure that our membership offering upholds the high standards expected by the readers of The Wall Street Journal.

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver product specifications for WSJ web and app experiences with a focus on audio and video products, including the player interface

  • Collaborate with Video & Audio product manager to define objectives and key results for video and audio products

  • Work closely with product manager, engineers, UX researchers, and editors to implement and deliver final products

  • Work with other members of the product design team to maintain consistent interface patterns across all WSJ products and brand experiences

  • Advocate and evolve design’s role within the organization and its product development processes

  • Outputs include: Interface Mockups, Design Presentations, Sketch Files, Clickable Prototypes, Style Guides, and UI kits

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience crafting user interfaces for content-rich websites

  • In-depth understanding of modern web technology and the latest accessibility standards

  • Proficiency with Sketch, Abstract, InVision, and other design & prototyping tools

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and highly dynamic environment

  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas and concepts both written and verbally

  • Comprehensive understanding of typography and layout principles

  • Familiarity with agile product development practices

Additional Requirements (Not Mandatory)

  • Experience working on audio and video products (including news and digital publications)

  • An understanding of UI best-practices and user behavior in the context of monetized digital products

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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 .

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 TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - ENTERPRISE & CUSTOMER

Job Category: Art/Graphics 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).

Req ID: 14947