Dow Jones Summer 2018 UX Research Intern, The Wall Street Journal in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description

UX Research Intern, The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is looking for anUX Research Internto join the WSJ Product Design team.The WSJ informs readers of the events and decisions that drive the world forward. As a UX Research Intern, you will be a voice and advocate for users of our website and apps, learning about their goals, desires and preferences. You will learn from and work alongside product managers, designers, engineers, editors, interactive graphics editors and business stakeholders. Ultimately, you will be helping shape the future of how we deliver news to our customers.

Responsibilities and what you’ll do

  • Learn from a multidisciplinary team including Product, Editorial, Engineering, and Design

  • Support the in-house Product Design team in informing UX decisions across all WSJ products and features

  • Have the opportunity to focus on and take ownership of a particular project or larger initiative that spans the course of the internship

  • Understand and maintain best practices for UX research disciplines at WSJ

  • Demonstrate all product-related UX documentation with sound and clearly communicated rationale

  • Take part in design communication across a multidisciplinary team throughout each phase of a project

  • Stay informed with design trends and techniques, and proactively pursue knowledge for professional development

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic understanding of rich interactive, consumer, or enterprise web applications

  • Experience conducting, analyzing and communicating UX research

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in HCI, Communication Design, BFA, or related experience

  • Experience with industry standard digital product design tools (Sketch, Adobe CC, Omnigraffle and prototyping software such as InVision)

  • Understanding of latest Web and App user experience best practices

  • Familiarity with web UI/UX technologies and standards including HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript/JQuery

  • Understanding of user-centered design principles

  • Applications are due by March 30. Please submit a resume and cover letter.

  • This internship Lasts 10 weeks long

  • This is a paid internship

Company Overview

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy

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

Requisition ID 2018-31051

Job Function Internships

Business Area INNOVATION

Job Area1 Technology

Job Area2 Creative