Dow Jones

News Interaction Designer

USA-NY-NEW YORK
Requisition ID
2017-30002
Job Function
Design Technology
Business Area
NEWS/WSJ
Job Area1
News

Job Description

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.

Job requirements:

  • 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.

  • Fluency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

  • 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.

Company Overview

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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