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Dow Jones Senior Experience Architect, Mobile in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

As a Senior Experience Architect you will help customers connect with our brands, bringing your experience in usability, information design and information architecture to create and document holistic experiences. The ideal candidate should have a passion for user-centric design and the tools and processes that make it happen and extensive experience in designing for native applications.

In this role you will move projects from concept to concrete solutions by optimizing experiences for our readers, working with Product and the UX Architecture colleagues to conceptualize solutions, map user flows, implement information architecture, build prototypes for testing, and create wireframes and detailed functional specs. Your expertise should bring an understanding of modular design and design systems to contribute to a scalable, sustainable approach that enables speed to market, evolution, and optimization.

This will be a highly collaborative role requiring partnerships with SMEs, Editorial, UX Design, Technology, Research, and Product.

The Senior Experience Architect, Mobile will report to the Manager, UX Architecture, Shared Platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Create innovative mobile experiences to solve real problems for our users in a way that is both usable and beautiful for both iOS and Android devices

  • Bring industry best practices and a familiarity with metrics to your solutions

  • Bring an eye for information design and a knowledge of information architecture to create experiences that are both data-rich and elegant

  • Optimize and communicate the larger story of how our users will interact with a product through user flows

  • Collaborate on improving the architecture of our digital products and the use of metadata to organize and connect content

  • Collaborate on wholistic navigational solutions that encourage site exploration and connect brands

  • Create solutions that meet both customer needs and business objectives

  • Facilitate the design process through wireframes and prototypes

  • Contribute to the creation of interaction patterns in our design system

  • Explore and validate solutions by creating prototypes for and actively participating in user testing

  • Conduct heuristic reviews and apply findings to new solutions

  • Incorporate recommendations and analysis from our Customer Insights and UX Research teams

  • Translate business objectives into detailed functional specifications to ensure rapid development of projects

  • Coordinate on ensuring we meet requirements for accessibility

  • Independently deliver on projects and work with others on teams

  • Last but never least, serve as an advocate for our readers, keeping their needs at the heart of our digital solutions

Required Skill Set:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years experience in mobile interface UX and UI, with a strong portfolio including live examples.

  • Strong grasp of HCD, HCI and UX principles

  • Understanding of best practices for mobile, web-based and responsive design

  • Experience in user and screen flows, conceptual and detailed wireframing, and prototyping tools

  • Experience working with Design Systems

  • Experience working with Agile

  • Experience working and prototyping in Figma

  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your experience and UX skills, illustrating step by step solutions for features

  • A portfolio that displays expertise with mobile-first experiences and design systems, and a demonstrated ability to think through end-to-end solutions with a strong user-centered approach.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Plus

  • Experience in the design of News or Financial Services

  • Familiarity with WCAG accessibility standards and compliance

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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 - DATA SET/AD TECH

Job Category: Design Technology Group

Union Status:

Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 34227

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