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Dow Jones Lead User Experience Designer in Romania

Job Description:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

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 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor’s Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

ABOUT THE TEAM

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, provides price transparency across the global fuel supply chain, including the Spot, Wholesale Rack and Retail markets. OPIS enables customers to buy and sell energy commodities with confidence with multi-platform access to accurate data, real-time news, powerful software and educational events. Our commitment to reliability is reinforced by personalized customer service and constant innovation. OPIS listens to what the energy community needs and responds with flexible and easy-to-use products. Navigating world fuel markets is complex – OPIS makes it simpler.

The OPIS User Experience Design group is a small hybrid team based in the US. We enjoy collaborating together, and also work independently on smaller projects. Our team is fortunate to work with all OPIS Divisions to help create complex data-heavy, modern web applications.

YOUR ROLE

Do you find yourself critiquing web and mobile apps? Do poorly designed products drive you crazy? What if you could create user-friendly, unique interactive products that people will enjoy and truly value? Help us inform and transform the energy world by enhancing the way our customers engage with our products and services. Get your hands on a variety of projects that will require you to devise unique solutions and solve complex information presentation and usability challenges that are never cookie-cutter.

As Lead User Experience Designer, you will work under the Director of UX Design, working closely with some of our cross-functional teams, and collaborate with other UX Designers to build high quality, scalable solutions that enable product teams to deliver great products and features to the energy market more quickly.

YOU WILL

  • Define and create UX concepts based on an understanding of the business requirements and end-user needs through research

  • Create a clear strategy from insight to action, to effectively produce a variety of outputs such as personas, journey-maps, user flows, information architecture, wireframes, hi-fi mock-ups, and prototypes

  • Collaborate effectively with stakeholders and cross-functional team members

  • Communicate user testing, research findings, conceptual ideas, and designs effectively; verbally, visually, and in writing

  • Define interaction models and evaluate success

  • Able to lead and contribute during brain-storming sessions with stakeholders and team members to define and create innovative solutions for complex problems

  • Advocate for our customer’s needs, while considering any technical constraints

  • Articulate design concepts to stakeholders and team members

  • Define, maintain, and evolve components within our library and design system

  • Provide design support during development and execution to ensure that designs are implemented accurately and with the highest quality of standards, including accessibility best practices

YOU HAVE

  • Minimum of 4+ years user interface design experience for web and mobile applications

  • An analytic and visual mind with eagerness to solve complex human computer interaction problems

  • Outstanding visual design skills

  • Expertise of design tools; Figma and other UX/UI prototyping software

  • Solid knowledge of the UX/UI Design Thinking process

  • Passionate about latest design and technology trends

  • Educated in UX/UI design standards and best practices

  • Knowledge of accessibility best practices

  • Principal understanding of complex data

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

IT’S A BONUS IF YOU ALSO HAVE

  • Experience working in a SaaS or technology-driven company

  • Proficient in basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Design system experience

OUR BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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.

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.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, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - OPIS

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Req ID: 41202

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