Summer 2020 Product Design Internship

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Summer 2020 Product Design Internship

DataSET Product and AI Design is a newly formed team that designs data and information products to solve business problems and meet customer needs. We work across Dow Jones' lines of business (The Wall Street Journal, Barron's Group, PIB) to define customer needs, design new solutions and prototype these solutions to prove their value. The Product Design intern will report to the Senior Director, DataSET Product Design and collaborate with our Innovation team to design new product solutions for a target customer audience. This role is based in NYC.

The Product Design Intern will design and prototype a new product or feature targeted for a customer audience we wish to grow. This role draws from UX design, and will support each step of a user-centered design process, from customer interviews to concept design and testing.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Drive a user-centered design process, understanding customer behaviors and goals. Be the voice of the customer across the design lifecycle.
  • Ideate and produce solutions using sketches, wireframes and prototypes.
  • Participate in user research to validate hypotheses and design decisions.
  • Design digital experiences that are simple, beautiful and solve a customer need.
  • Actively participate in feedback conversations from design critiques to stakeholder reviews.
  • Support the development of internal processes, including prototyping toolkits and research playbooks.

Knowledge/Experience Preferred:
  • Working towards a bachelor's degree in Technology, specifically UX, graphic design, information architecture, interaction design or related field, with at least two years of school successfully completed.
  • Examples of projects demonstrating design fundamentals and user-centered design solutions; experience with B2C and/or B2B web sites or applications design is a plus.
  • Sharp eye for good typography, solid design and layout.
  • Ability to balance user needs and business goals.
  • The ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task.
  • Preferred: Experience creating minimum viable products, utilizing rapid prototyping and iterative design techniques.

Preferred Tools/Skills:
  • Proficiency in MacOSX, Sketch, Figma and Invision.
  • Solid understanding of user-centered design principles and fundamentals, demonstrated in portfolio pieces or project experiences.
  • Familiarity with user research and testing to inform and validate design decisions and make iterative improvements.
  • Willingness to learn, can-do attitude, and adaptability.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A great sense of humor.

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - STS

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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).

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