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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.
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
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 .
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - ENTERPRISE & CUSTOMER
Job Category: Art/Graphics Group
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