(USA-NY-NEW YORK) Summer 2015 Product Internship

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**Company Overview:**

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 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 75 bureaus 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.

**Job Description:**

Dow Jones Consumer Product group is looking for smart, energetic undergraduate or graduate students to join our team as interns for summer 2015. In this role you will provide project support within the online product design and user experience team. You will collaborate with and work alongside business stakeholders, product owners, and front-end developers to help define the user experience across Dow Jones products and media platforms. Our ideal candidate is a top performer who brings high levels of energy and enthusiasm for our business; works well with diverse teams and has a demonstrated ability to take initiative and lead projects.
Responsibilities Include:

* Work within the design and user experience team to help define user experiences
* Information Architecture – strong understanding of best-practices as it applies to online content-creation and -delivery at industrial size and proportion
* Work closely with design technologist to build prototypes that represent both the visual identity and interaction model required to test and evolve products for user and internal testing
* Work with Information Architects to design, observe, and analyze usability studies
* Work closely with IAs, Design Technologists, and back-end engineers to implement and deliver final products
* Facilitate design communication across a multidisciplinary team throughout each phase of a project
* Work closely with cross-functional staff to deliver against project goals


* Currently a rising college junior, senior, or graduate student
* Experience designing user-interfaces for online news and information or other content-rich website
* Familiar with interaction design concepts, practices, and procedures
* Familiar with Information Architecture best practices
* Possess a solid working understanding of user-experience design principles
* Demonstrable understanding of user-experience design, information hierarchy, user-flow, and typography
* Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and design specifications
* A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
* Expertise in working with mobile optimized and responsive websites
* Expertise in creating features for customization and personalization

Technical Skills:

* Knowledge of industry standard Web design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio or other wireframe software)
* Solid grasp of latest graphic and Web design principles and aesthetics
* Solid understanding of current Web technologies (XHTML, CSS, JavaScript)
* Solid understanding of optimizing images, the capabilities of Web browsers across multiple platforms, and the constraints involved in designing for online media

Application Requirements:

* Resume
* Cover letter
* Either a YouTube video or 4 slide PowerPoint telling us: your ideas for how we can improve one of our products

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**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

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