Graphics Editor, Interaction Design

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Aug 10, 2018
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an experienced newsroom designer to work closely with reporters, editors and other visual journalists to conceptualize and design new story experiences. The ideal candidate should excel in creating innovative designs, concepts and user experiences for interactives, graphics, data visualizations, long-form and other storytelling formats. The ideal candidate should have experience with design that is data-informed and human-centered in order to publish new ideas with impact and advance our work on all platforms.


  • Create concepts that bring stories to life through design and new digital approaches

  • Collaborate with reporters, editors, visual journalists, product teams and developers to design solutions for projects including breaking news, planned coverage, long-form narratives, and interactives, across multiple platforms with a focus on mobile

  • Help create new workflows and processes in a fast-paced and cross-platform newsroom

  • Iterate on designs using data to help drive interface decisions

Job requirements:

  • Expertise with responsive design and best practices for designing stories for mobile devices

  • Expertise with layout, typography, color and interaction design

  • Fluency in Adobe CS, Sketch or other graphics tools

  • Fluency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Experience working with graphics, video, audio and photography

  • Prior experience in a news environment

  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines

  • Able to help reporters, editors and other visual journalists learn new skills that will raise the quality and focus on design throughout the newsroom

  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment

  • Excellent communication skills


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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

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).

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