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Dow Jones Sr Experience Designer in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

About us:

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 news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Team :

Excellence in news demands excellence in our customers’ experiences. Our Experience Group brings together Product, UX, Technology, Program Management, and Customer Research with a single purpose: to connect people to the news that matters most when they need it and where they need it by creatively defining and building connected, innovative and sustainable experiences/products that are data informed and with a customer lens.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Senior Experience Designer to work with the Experience Design team, combining innovation and usability to contribute to the creation of the world's leading design ecosystem from a product perspective. You will create experiences that engage and appeal to customers, enhance our usability and improve the user experience through the use of imagery, color, shapes, typography, and form, ensuring our experiences appear, informative and true to our brand. You have experience with user-centric design and the processes that make it happen.

Your expertise should bring an understanding of component based design and design systems to contribute to a scalable, sustainable approach that enables speed to market, evolution, and optimization. This will be a collaborative role requiring partnerships with SMEs, Editorial, Experience Architecture, Technology, Research, and Product.

This role is based in New York, NY and requires 3 days in the office, as per our current mandate which may change in the future.

The Senior Experience Designer will report to the Design Director.

You Will:

  • Bring industry best practices and visual design principle to your solutions

  • Create solutions that meet both customer needs and our goals

  • Collaborate with UX Architects on optimizing the user flow and overall experience

  • Create visual concepts that communicate the overall vision and approach for a project, developing the look and feel and delivering final designs

  • Improve experiences by strategically implementing images, colors, fonts, and other elements to enhance a design or interaction, and engage users.

  • Contribute to the creation of visual patterns in our design system

  • Maintain brand consistency while designing new products and experiences

  • Explore and validate solutions by creating prototypes for and actively participating in user testing

  • Incorporate recommendations from our Customer Insights and UX Research teams

  • Coordinate on ensuring we meet requirements for accessibility

  • Independently achieve projects and work with others on teams

  • Be able to function as a UX lead for a project, independently organize and deliver on small to medium size projects, including detailed execution, approvals and team member acceptance.

  • Last but never least, serve as an advocate for our readers, keeping their needs at the heart of our digital solutions

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a similar role

  • Experience with UI, HCI and UX principles

  • Understanding of best practices for mobile, web-based and responsive design

  • Experience with component based design

  • Experience working with Design Systems

  • Experience working with Agile

  • Experience working with Figma

  • A strong portfolio that shows your experience and UX skills, illustrating step by step solutions for features

  • A portfolio that displays a clear examples of deliverables

Plus

  • Experience designing News or Financial Services

  • Familiarity with WCAG accessibility standards and compliance

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 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, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: DJ - EXPERIENCE

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

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: 39459

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