We build sleek, state-of-the-art products accessible from devices and platforms. We thrive on creativity and the thrill of bringing big ideas to market faster and better than our competitors. Comprised of designers, art directors and front end developers, the team closely collaborates with editorial, technology, sales and customers to carry out our ambitious road map of innovation.
The Wall Street Journal is looking for a Studio Manager to join the WSJ Design team. The candidate will work within the team to coordinate a range of activities in order to help free them up so that they can focus on their day-to-day tasks and projects. This is a role for a self-starter and someone that is passionate about being organised and has a deep love for all things design and news.
Responsibilities and what you’ll do
Manage and maintain team presentations, other relevant team templates and assets
Coordinate and publish our monthly WSJ Design newsletter
Setup, manage and publish to the WSJ Design social accounts
Author the agenda and chair the WSJ Design team meetings
Responsible for font licensing and distribution
Responsible for team software licensing, budgeting and distribution
Coordinate conferences/education/training for team members, manage dates, who goes, budgets, travel and related expenses
Coordinate team building exercises and offsites
Coordinate and author agenda for “WSJ Design Team Show and Tell” bi-weekly meetings. Arrange for inspiring external speakers to come in
Coordinate and occasionally facilitate workshops, design sprints and sessions across the business and with external partners
Manage Design teams expenses, travel and schedule
Manage onboarding for new staff
Help prepare presentations/decks for team projects
Manage team devices, equipment and keep up-to-speed with new product launches and technologies
Manage and encourage collaboration with other departments including, Graphics, Product, Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Advertising.
Prepare and send weekly team status updates to key stakeholders
Strong communication, writing and collaboration skills
Experience with Google’s G-suite (Google Calendar, Docs, Sheets and Slides) and Keynote
Familiar with Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite a bonus
Familiar with project management tools
3+ years experience working in an agency or design related company
Comfortable in a fast-paced, highly-dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders
Familiar with digital product design and user experience design
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
Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK
Requisition ID 2017-30294
Business Area TECHNOLOGY - ENTERPRISE
Job Area1 Creative