Application Developer

Job Description:

Department/Product Overview:

Ideal candidate will have a minimum 2 years of focused web experience and an outstanding portfolio of solid development work. Must be ready to step into a fast-paced, deadline driven, team environment, working on world class web properties. Will work directly for the Consumer Web Engineering Manager, partnering with the Senior Web Developer, Project Managers, Front-End Developers, as well as Editors and Ad Ops teams. This position will be based in New York or Princeton Offices.

Position Statement:

Ideal candidate is someone who brings a creative approach to everything they do, offering innovative solutions that help enable the team to meet deadlines and project goals. Successful candidate is someone who can take the ball and run with it, help guide the process, and share knowledge and solutions consistently with the teams, representing themselves and our team well.

Become a member of the Dow Jones team, where you will work alongside business stakeholders, product owners, and developers to create highly interactive, dynamic and data driven products for Dow Jones.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Frontend Development for
  • Build and support content-rich responsive web sites
  • Growing and maintaining internal relationships
  • Fluent understanding of efficient digital workflow processes & best practices
  • Ability to demonstrate good user-focused solutions


  • At least 2 years of focused hands-on coding and development experience
  • Experience in web development technology
  • Possess a strong understanding of information architecture best practices
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • A self-starter, able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
  • Ability to develop new approaches to complex problems and convey these approaches
  • Professional-level knowledge of industry development standards
  • Solid understanding of CSS, HTML & Javascript

Preferred Tools/Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, self-management and organizational skills
  • node.js experience
  • Knowledge of modern Javascript MVC frameworks (experience with React a plus)

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

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

Requisition ID 2016-28424

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function IT Development


Job Area1 Technology

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