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Dow Jones UX Architect, Emerging Platforms in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Excellence in news demands excellence in our customers’ experiences. Our Experience Group brings together Product, UX, Technology, Program Management, and Customer Research with a single purpose: to connect people to the news that matters most when they need it and where they need it by creatively defining and building connected, innovative and sustainable experiences/products that are data informed and with a customer lens.


We are looking for an Experience Architect with expertise in emerging platforms - audio, video and immersive content, to work with the Experience Architecture team, combining innovation and usability to contribute to the creation of the world's leading design ecosystem from a product perspective.

Overview

As an Experience Architect, Emerging Platforms, 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.

In this role you will move projects from concept to concrete solutions by creating experiences that combine content with both proven best practices and emerging trends, utilizing your expertise in emerging media and information design. You will work with Product and UX Architecture teams 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, Experience Design, Technology, Research, and Product.

The Experience Architect, Emerging Platforms role will report to the Manager of Experience Architecture, Shared Platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 contemporary and elegant

  • Optimize and communicate the larger story of how our users will interact with video and audio content through user flows

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

  • Collaborate on holistic navigational solutions that encourage content and 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 participate 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

  • A deep experience in emerging platforms - video, audio and immersive content

  • Strong grasp of UI, HCI and UX principles, strong understanding of user-centered design in data visualization and interactivity

  • Experience working with the technical capabilities and limitations of immersive content on web and native (mobile) applications

  • 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 with Figma

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

  • A portfolio that displays a clear examples of deliverables

  • 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 .

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To enter one of our US based offices: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - DATA SET/AD TECH

Job Category: IT Development Group

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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: 34978

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