The Wall Street Journal is seeking a designer with editorial focus to join its award-winning Visuals team in New York City. This is a rare opportunity to work closely with world-class editors, reporters, designers, developers and other visual journalists to create innovative designs, concepts and user-experiences for interactives, graphics, data visualizations, longform and other storytelling formats. Our work is seen by millions of people every day around the world and we are committed to the growth of visual and interactive journalism. The ideal candidate will bring a human-centered design approach to drive new ideas that advances our work on all platforms.
At least two to three years of experience designing visual and interactive stories.
Expertise with responsive design and best practices for designing stories for mobile devices.
Expertise with layout, typography, color and interaction design.
Fluency in Adobe CS, Sketch or other graphics tools.
Prior experience in a news environment is a major asset. Otherwise, experience with content-rich digital environments is highly valued.
Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.
The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment.
Excellent communication skills.