The Wall Street Journal is the most trusted news organization in America and the best source of news and analysis for ambitious people. Our reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists around the world create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting. We're using the latest technology to develop new ways of publishing our journalism on a variety of platforms, experimenting with augmented reality and cutting-edge video and mobile storytelling formats. We’re looking for great journalists and innovative minds to join our newsroom as we continue to tell the important stories and further reinvent our journalism for digital priorities.
The Wall Street Journal is looking for a senior digital product designer to join our Design and UX team to lead the design for our editorial tools. In this position you will be working alongside designers, ux researchers, product managers, engineers and editors to build tools that power The Wall Street Journal, from the paper to the web to our mobile apps. You should be an excellent communicator, self-starter, and collaborative enthusiast. In this role you will be reporting to the Design Director, Web.
Responsibilities and what you’ll do
Work within the inhouse Design and UX team to design, prototype, and develop solutions for internal editorial tools and WSJ.com
Work closely with product managers, engineers and editors to implement and deliver final products
Identify user needs, sketch solutions with prototypes, test ideas with our ux team, and refine designs with data and user feedback
Document detailed interaction models and UI specifications
Collaborate with other designers to maintain design consistency and coherence across all WSJ digital products
Further develop and help implement the WSJ design language system
7+ years experience designing user-interfaces for content-rich native apps
Familiar with web design best practices and the latest accessibility standards
A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
Skilled with Sketch, InVision and other design & prototyping tools
Good understanding of current web and app technologies
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
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).
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