Fixed Term Contract (Approx 6 months in duration)
The Trust is an award-winning team of energetic writers, content and creative strategists, videographers, designers, photo editors and developers. The work spans a variety of forms -- short- and long-form reported articles, immersive digital experiences, documentary videos, data visualizations, animations and more. The Dow Jones stable of brands includes: The Wall Street Journal, WSJ. Magazine, MarketWatch, Barron’s, Mansion Global, and more.
The Trust seeks a junior- to mid-level web developer with good communication skills and a desire to grow professionally to join our team! The Trust operates within Dow Jones & Company, working with our clients to produce award-winning web executions, similar to a content studio or digital agency.
What we need.
Export graphics from design files into actionable assets for developing a website.
Build web-responsive, design-forward microsite
Provide maintenance and upkeep to legacy sites and client programs.
Ensure code quality through testing and debugging.
Use version control to deploy code through environments.
Leverage task automation tools (e.g. Gulp, Grunt, Brunch) to streamline code.
Wire analytics to measure all user interactions.
Provide clear and timely updates to account/project management colleagues.
Collaborate with design and editorial teams to execute mockups to specification, while offering UX improvements where relevant.
Apply knowledge of industry trends and modern coding techniques to improve code performance and render times.
Manage time effectively to deliver flawlessly, on spec, by deadline.
What you bring.
Proficiency within Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch to extract and export design elements and style guidelines.
Expertise in Wordpress and scripting in PHP.
Experience using toolkits such a Bootstrap, D3, GSAP, Swiper, jQuery,
Experience wiring external data sources into front-end experiences (via XHR).
Experience with Git for code management and deployment.
A mobile-first mindset to build web experiences.
Think modular and reusable when organizing code.
What sets you apart.
Proficiency working within a Gitflow-style code branching model.
Effortlessly work independently, as well as with local and remote teams.
Experience building rich media (HTML5) ad units with external data sources.
Experience working within Wordpress, leveraging Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin.
Experience building and deploying creative and native advertising templates within Google Ad Manager
Experience creating 3D/timeline animations and data visualizations (e.g. via native CSS, WebGL, three.js, D3.js)
Knowledge of accessibility best practices (e.g. WCAG 2.1)
Comprehensive Insurance Plans
Fitness Reimbursement Program
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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 .
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Business Area: MEDIA SALES
Job Category: IT Development Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 26807