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.
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
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
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