Senior User Experience Architect

Company:
Dow Jones & Co. Inc
Location:
New York City, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted:
6/18/2013

Job Description

When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we're newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television--including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands, like Factiva, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and SmartMoney. Our media inform the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world's commerce, while our databases make the business world more transparent. We continually develop technology to transform information into insight and insight into prosperity. We enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content

The Wall Street Journal has an immediate opening for a UX/Information Architect who:

- Is passionate about solving problems and communicating solutions, with strong organizational skills
- Thinks about experiences that span media, from print to the web to tablets
- Thrives on tight deadlines and multiple, parallel projects
- Enjoys working with multi-disciplinary teams

Job Responsibilities:

- Conceptualize projects from description to detailed specifications
- Work with the Product team to translate business goals and user needs into interactive solutions
- Work with the Development team to create forward-thinking, adaptable, systems
- Identify opportunities to involve the user in the UX process, conduct testing and participatory design sessions, and communicate learnings to the larger team
- Produce creative concepts, prototypes and storyboards to communicate solutions to core team and major stakeholders
- Produce final documentation for use by the UX team, the Development team and the QA team, including sitemaps, annotated wireframes and detailed module specifications
- And last, but never least, serve as an advocate for the end user

Desired Skills & Experience

- Bachelor’s degree preferred in design-related discipline: Interaction, Information or Interface design; Human-Computer Interaction; Design Planning; Graphic Design; Communications.
- 3-5 years experience in Information Architecture or a related field
- Experience with Agile a plus

Dow Jones, Making Careers NewsWorthy

At Dow Jones our Managers work to meet our equal opportunity and affirmative action objectives and our Employees help to foster a professional, welcoming and encouraging environment.
EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Company Description


Dow Jones & Company, Inc. is a global provider of business and financial news and information. The Company’s operations are divided into three operating segments: print publishing, electronic publishing, and general-interest community newspapers. The print publishing segment contains the operations of The Wall Street Journal and its international editions, Barron’s and other periodicals, as well as U.S. television operations. Electronic publishing includes the operations of Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Indexes, and WSJ.com among others. Community newspapers published by Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, include 19 general-interest dailies in 11 states.
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