Interaction Designer

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a designer with editorial focus to join its award-winning Visuals team in New York City.This is a rare opportunity to work closely with world-class editors, reporters, designers, developers and other visual journalists tocreate innovative designs, concepts and user-experiences for interactives, graphics, data visualizations, longform and other storytelling formats.Our work is seen by millions of people every day around the world and we are committed to the growth of visual and interactive journalism. The ideal candidate will bring a human-centered design approach to drive new ideas that advances our work on all platforms.

Job requirements:

  • At least three years of experience designing visual and interactive stories.
  • Expertise with responsive design and best practices for designing stories for mobile devices.
  • Expertise with layout, typography, color and interaction design.
  • Fluency in Adobe CS, Sketch or other graphics tools.
  • Fluency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Prior experience in a news environment is a major asset. Otherwise, experience with content-rich digital environments is highly valued.
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.
  • Able to help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their visual 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 cover letter.

  • LI-JA1-WSJ

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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