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Job Description:About the Role
We are looking for an Experience Architect to support the Wall Street Journal within our Experience Architecture team. You will combine innovation and usability to contribute to the creation of the world's leading design ecosystem from a product perspective.
As an Experience Architect, WSJ you will help customers connect with The Wall Street Journal, bringing your experience in usability, information design and information architecture to create holistic experiences. You have experience with user-centric design and the tools that make it happen.
You will move projects from concept to concrete solutions by optimizing experiences for our readers, working with Product teams and the Director of Experience Architecture, Consumer 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 collaborative role requiring partnerships with SMEs, Editorial, Experience Design, Technology, Research, and Product. The Experience Architect, WSJ role will report to the Director for Experience Architecture, Consumer.
Bring an eye for information design and a knowledge of information architecture to create experiences that are both data-rich and elegant
Improve and communicate the larger story of how our users will work 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
Create solutions that meet both customer needs and our goals
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 participate in user testing
Conduct heuristic reviews and apply findings to new solutions
Incorporate recommendations from our Customer Intelligence and UX Research teams
Translate our goals into detailed functional specifications to ensure rapid development of projects
Coordinate on ensuring we meet requirements for accessibility
Independently achieve projects and work with others on teams
3+ years experience in a similar role
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Experience with UI, 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 , Agile & Figma
A portfolio that expresses your experience and UX skills, illustrating step by step solutions for features
A portfolio that displays a clear examples of deliverable
Experience designing News or Financial Services
Familiarity with WCAG accessibility standards and compliance
Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
Family Care Benefits
Commuter Transit Program
Employee Referral Program
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: Software Product Engineering
Union / A clear and likely internal candidate
Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000
We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.
For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..
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: 37602