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The Wall Street Journal is seeking a newsroom application developer to join its Storytelling and Visuals team in New York City. The ideal candidate will work with reporters and visual journalists, as well as product, design, and engineering teams. The ideal candidate will help us identify, prototype, build and maintain new forms of storytelling, newsroom tools and applications that require technical and creative rigor.
Contribute to the creation of newsroom tools that improve our journalism
Contribute to the creation of digital stories and features that explore new forms of storytelling
Collaborate with visual journalists, editors and our product, design and engineering teams to generate ideas
Work with our analytics teams to pull together reports on various projects as needed
Assist with maintenance and improvement of existing editorial tools
Assist with graphics projects that require engineering rigor
A minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience in a media-rich digital environment is desirable
Experience with Express.js, React, State Management Frameworks, Webpack and Gulp
Experience with user analytics and testing
Experience with building APIs and web services
Knowledge of cross-device and mobile development
Familiarity with producing wireframes with a good understanding of UX/UI design
Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines
Able to help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their interactive storytelling
The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment
Excellent communication skills
Applications should include portfolio links, a resume and cover letter.
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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 .
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, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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