Dow Jones Creative Jobs


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.

Job Information

Dow Jones Web Developer in HONG KONG, Hong Kong

Job Description:

Reporting into the Executive Director of Content - International, The Trust, this role collaborates

closely with our editorial, design, creative ops and planning teams to create content-led

programs which help our clients to achieve their business and marketing goals through

compelling digital, audio and video executions.

The Web Developer will support the team by spearheading all custom content web development

projects for the APAC region, and create bug-free and user-friendly web programs that work

well across all Dow Jones user platforms.

You will:

  • Collaborate with design and editorial teams to execute mockups to specification, while

  • offering UX improvements where relevant

  • Provide maintenance and upkeep to legacy sites and client programs

  • Manage QA feedback coming from the team and client

  • Apply analytic end-points to measure all user interactions and provide insights to reporting team when needed

  • Provide clear and timely updates to account/project management colleagues

  • Ensure code quality through testing and debugging. Troubleshoot bugs and apply fixes

  • using QA tools, such as browserstack, Chrome developer tools

  • Ownership of external agency/vendor relationships

  • Manage time effectively to deliver flawlessly, on spec, by deadline

  • Keep up with industry trends and best practices

You have:

  • Fluency in both oral and written English is essential for this role

  • Strong communication skills and international experience

  • 4+ years experience in developing websites within a creative team

  • Experience with using Github for code management and deployment

  • Expertise in front-end code stack : HTML5, CSS3, SASS, PHP, Javascript language

  • Leverage task automation tools (e.g. Gulp, Grunt, Brunch) to streamline code

  • Experience with frontend toolkits such as Bootstrap, GSAP, Swiper, jQuery

  • A mobile-first mindset to build web experiences. Implementation of responsive design

  • development

  • Full-stack knowledge of Wordpress, including extensive knowledge in the Wordpress

  • theme development and PHP language

  • Knowledge of existing inbuilt WordPress functions

  • Creation of custom post types

  • Knowledge of ACF (Advanced Custom Fields Plugin)

  • Proficiency with Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch to -

  • extract and export design elements and style guidelines

Extra Qualifications:

  • Experience building rich media (HTML5) ad units with external data sources

  • Experience creating 3D/timeline animations and data visualizations (e.g. via native

  • CSS, WebGL, three.js, D3.js)

  • Experience building and deploying creative and native advertising templates within

  • Google Ad Manager

  • Strong vanilla Javascript experience

  • An eye for pixel perfect development work

  • Experience wiring external data sources into front-end experiences (via XHR)

  • Knowledge of accessibility best practices (e.g. WCAG 2.1)

APAC Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Insurance & Retirement plans

  • Paid Time Off and Leaves

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Career Growth Programs

  • Access to Dow Jones Products

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Well-being Support & Fitness Programs

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - Media Sales

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Req ID: 39400