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Examine the world and bring it to others.
The UX Designer at The Wall Street Journal will prioritize and be the voice and advocate of our users. They will empathize with and thoroughly understand the goals, desires and preferences of our target users and use this knowledge to inform concepts and innovative solutions across existing and new projects. The UX Designer will contribute to the user experience practice and evolve the discipline to meet the needs our of projects. Ultimately you will be helping shape the future of how we deliver news to our customers.
Facilitate hands on problem solving sessions with product, design, engineering and editorial
Strong understanding of best-practices as they apply to online content-creation and delivery
Work with Editorial, Design, Engineering, Product, and Marketing to build in research at multiple stages of the product development process
Communicate effectively with clarity of thought and be able to prototype quickly from concept sketches and deliver a good user experience
Work closely with product and engineering teams to build prototypes that represent various solutions required to test and evolve products for user and internal testing
Design, observe, and analyze usability studies
Work closely with product managers and engineers to implement and deliver final products
Develop a research approach, schedule, and detailed plan for each project
Deliver timely and tangible findings and prioritized recommendations to partners
Balance company goals with user needs
Help product teams more deeply understand our users
Create competitive analysis reports for new and existing products
Create and develop presentations, wireframes, user journeys, sitemaps and prototypes
Technical Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in HCI, Communication Design, BFA, or related experience preferred
5+ years experience designing user-interfaces for content-rich websites and apps
Expert-level knowledge of industry standard Web design software (Sketch, Adobe CC, Omnigraffle or other wireframe software)
Knowledge of prototyping software such as InVision
Solid grasp of latest Web and App user experience design principles
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).
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Requisition ID 2017-30712
Job Function Design Technology
Business Area TECHNOLOGY - ENTERPRISE
Job Area1 Technology