Interaction Designer

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks a digital designer with editorial focus to join its award-winning Newsroom Graphics team in New York City. For a look at some of our featured work, visit http://graphics.wsj.com/ .

This role is focused on creating designs, artwork, and user-experiences for interactives, graphics, data visualizations, longform and other storytelling formats. Working sometimes within and often expressly beyond our templates and style guides, designers craft visual stories and data through layout, typography, color and interaction to structure content, hierarchy and user experience. Familiarity with mobile web UX and design also necessary.

The ideal candidate demonstrates design and UX within content-rich digital environments, has illustration skills and facility in HTML and CSS. Other requirements include fluency in Adobe CS, Sketch or other graphics tools along with the ability to implement designs in CSS and HTML. JavaScript programming is a strong plus.

Our newsroom designers work quickly and efficiently within tight deadlines. Prior experience in a news environment is a major asset. Otherwise, experience with content and information design is highly valued.

Please attach a resume, cover letter and a URL to functioning external portfolio (or up to five portfolio pieces) with your online application.

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

Requisition ID 2016-28985

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function Design Technology

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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