Dow Jones

Art Director

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK
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Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an art director to join its award-winning Visuals team in New York City. This person will design pages and layouts of various editions and sections of the newspaper. Coverage areas include global news, business and finance, technology and lifestyles. This is a rare opportunity to collaborate with world-class editors and other visual journalists from our graphics and photo departments to produce work that is seen by millions of people every day around the world.

Job requirements:

  • At least three to five years of experience, or equivalent, in newspaper or magazine design.

  • Excellent design aesthetic and typographic skills.

  • Fluency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Microsoft Word Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Able to work in both Macintosh and PC operating systems.

  • Able to design multiple pages according to specifications of a news and advertising edition plan.

  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

  • Experience with EidosMedia‚Äôs Methode publishing system a plus.

  • 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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