Wall Street Journal seeks senior product designer for innovation team
The Wall Street Journal is looking for a senior product designer to join the its innovation team.
Your focus will be on new initiatives and experiments across the newsroom. You will be connected to our large community of designers at the Journal to draw on broader tools, best practices and research. You will work with the fundamental building blocks of the Journal’s interface, from typography to imagery to interactivity. You’ll also measure and improve the Journal through customer feedback.
The innovation department is part of the Journal’s strategy unit, which is an incubator for new technologies, audience growth, community and news innovation. As a member of innovation, you will work closely with writers, video journalists, visual journalists, editors, product managers, engineers, UX Researchers, data scientists, artificial intelligence experts and more in a lively, collaborative initiative to discover new offerings of journalistic value. You will also work closely with newsroom leadership and the Journal’s visual, product, design and engineering departments. There is room in this role to develop both journalism skills and engineering skills.
It’s essential to have an enthusiasm for news and the public mission of journalism in this role. You will help identify, prototype, build and maintain new forms of journalism, newsroom tools and applications that require technical and creative rigor.
You will report to the WSJ newsroom innovation chief.