Product Designer, WSJ

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a digital product designer to join our Design and UX team, focussing on designing for our native apps and off-platform products. In this position you will be working alongside designers, ux researchers, product managers, engineers and editors to create beautiful and coherent experiences that our readers love. You should be an excellent communicator, self-starter, and collaborative enthusiast. In this role you will be reporting to the Design Director of native apps and off-platform products.

Responsibilities and what you'll do

  • Work within the inhouse Design and UX team to design, prototype, and develop solutions for our iOS, Android and off platform products (e.g. Apple News)
  • 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

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience designing user-interfaces for content-rich native apps
  • Familiar with iOS (Human Interface Guidelines) and Android (Google Material Design) design best practices
  • A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
  • Skilled with Sketch, InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other design & prototyping tools
  • Good understanding of current web and app technologies
  • LI-JA1-WSJ

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.Dow Jones is 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 2017-30028

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Job Function ..

Business Area TECHNOLOGY - ENTERPRISE

Job Area1 Creative

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