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Dow Jones Newsroom Developer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a newsroom developer to join our Digital Experience and Strategy team.

Newsroom developers work closely with newsroom leadership as well as the Journal’s product, design and engineering departments. We're looking for someone to help us identify, prototype, build and maintain new forms of journalism, newsroom tools and applications that require technical and creative rigor. There is room in these roles to develop both journalism skills and engineering skills, and career paths from these jobs can lead in multiple directions.

It’s essential to have an enthusiasm for news and the public mission of journalism.

You will report to the VP of Engineering.

You Will:

  • Contribute to the creation of newsroom tools that improve our journalism

  • Contribute to the creation of digital stories and features that explore new forms of storytelling

  • Collaborate with visual journalists, editors and our product, design and engineering teams to generate ideas

  • Work with our analytics teams to pull together reports on various projects as needed

  • Assist with maintenance and improvement of existing editorial tools

  • Assist with graphics projects that require engineering rigor

You Have:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience in a media-rich digital environment is desirable

  • Expertise in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, including back-end languages like Node.js or Python

  • Experience with Express.js, Next.js, React/Svelte/Vue/Web Component mindset

  • Experience with user analytics and testing

  • Experience with building APIs and web services

  • Knowledge of cross-device and mobile development

  • Familiarity with producing wireframes with a good understanding of UX/UI design

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines

  • Ability to help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their interactive storytelling

  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment

  • Excellent communication skills

Applications should include portfolio links, a resume and a cover letter.

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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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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

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: 26762