Dow Jones Newsroom App Developer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

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

Job requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience in a media-rich digital environment is desirable

  • Expertise in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, including back-end languages like Node.js and PHP

  • 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 .

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Art/Graphics Group

About Us

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).

Req ID: 14161