Dow Jones Creative Jobs


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Dow Jones Creative Director, The Wall Street Journal in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Creative Director

The Wall Street Journal - Dow Jones

The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones are looking for its first ever Brand Creative Director. A leader who has the ability to maximize the talents of their teams, being a coach, a teacher, an instructor, and a critic all at once.

They will be the lead for our in-house creative team, consisting of design, copywriting, video and developing talent - working across all our B2C and B2B advertising and marketing comms materials for all Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones brands. In addition, they will collaborate with our lead creative agency on specific campaigns helping to ensure brand consistency and that the work is always of the highest caliber.

The Creative Director will ensure the creative teams act as a guardian of our brands and elevate our brands through high quality creative work, bringing campaigns from concept through to brilliant execution.

We believe that an open and collaborative relationship with each other creates the best work. For the candidate to succeed, they must be as ego-free as humanly possible and be a key contributor to driving a culture where the best idea wins. Our job is to help solve problems and continue to build an environment that enables trust as well as a shared commitment to living up to the core mission and values of the Wall Street Journal.

Creativity and powerful storytelling always sit atop our priority list and everything we do is carefully executed to the highest standards .

Responsibilities & Activities

You will:

  • Oversee all design projects, whether advertising comms, event materials and collateral, content marketing design, from conception to delivery.

  • Generate ideas for advertising campaigns.

  • Review and lead the creative team’s work to ensure high quality.

  • Design or oversee original pieces, including illustrations and infographics.

  • Oversee a pool of creative freelancers to ensure creative excellence.

  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all our marketing projects

  • Manage a team of creative people and creative resources to deliver a high volume of work on tight deadlines

  • Work with multiple stakeholders to deliver on project briefs

Qualifications & Criteria:

  • 7+ years of experience as a Senior Designer, Graphic Designer or similar role.

  • Portfolio of completed design projects.

  • Expert with image editing / design software, like Photoshop, InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.

  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layouts.

  • Ideally BS degree in Design, Visual Arts or relevant field.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced matrixed environment

  • Keen creative sensibility and high standards

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Manager: Head of Brand

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Business Area: CMO - MARKETING

Job Category: Marketing & Product Management

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $140,000 - $450,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

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: 36557