Art Director - Studio, Dow Jones - NY

Dow Jones
New York
Apr 07, 2019
May 23, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The award winning Dow Jones' in-house Studio unit, is a fast-growing team of energetic writers, content and creative strategists, videographers, designers, photo editors and developers.

The work spans a variety of forms -- short- and long-form reported articles, immersive digital experiences, documentary videos, data visualizations, animations and more. This is an on-site (NYC) full-time position.

The Dow Jones stable of brands includes: The Wall Street Journal, WSJ. Magazine, MarketWatch, Barron's, Mansion Global, Moneyish, and more.


  • The Art Director will be expected to create beautiful and effective content and experiences that spark imaginations and influence the most influential audiences around the world.
  • You'll help brainstorm, design, build and execute innovative multi-platform native and branded experiences across Dow Jones paid post environments and other platforms.
  • In this position, you will be combining digital and print design expertise with Dow Jones compelling media and collaborating with business stakeholders, editors, designers, producers and developers to define the UX/UI of these executions.
  • You will be tasked with helping brands discover their story and leveraging the multimedia storytelling power of Dow Jones to create compelling custom content that informs, entertains and engages target audiences.

Job Requirements:

  • You will be highly skilled at creating mood boards, storyboards, wireframes and mocks necessary to guide development of beautiful, original, and creative branded paid post experiences from concept to implementation.
  • Create visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including the design and production of site layouts, marketing elements, rich media units, content treatments and user interface elements.
  • You will have the ability to work well in collaborative environment with other designers, writers, developers and producers. You will brainstorm and collaborate with Client Services/Sales/Strategy teams as well as other stakeholders to express cross-platform programs and experiences.
  • You will work with web developers and production to ensure successful delivery of the final work product.
  • You will commission talent such as illustrators, photographers, etc. to create custom works for projects.
  • You will be confident and not afraid to contribute innovative ideas to shape effective ad experiences across digital, mobile, print and video platforms.


  • BA/BFA in graphic design or digital media or relevant experience
  • 4+ years of marketing / advertising / design experience
  • A refined sense of composition, type & color, as well as motion, interaction & user experience. Self starter--ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups
  • The ability to create something out of nothing and set the design direction when none is given.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe CC Suite & Microsoft Office Fluency in the fundamentals of design and detail-oriented
  • Fluent understanding of cross-platform, responsive web design
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong project/time management and multitasking abilities
  • Interests in advertising, marketing, media, social media and branding
  • Eagerness to produce powerful campaigns and be part of a bigger team
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Strong conceptual skills and a good knowledge of the digital and print landscapes
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

Plus Qualifications:

  • Fluent in the full Adobe CC Suite, Powerpoint and Keynote
  • Knowledge of Adobe Muse, WordPress, Webflow, Flite, Sketch and different CMS platforms is a huge plus
  • Experience creating wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design for desktop, mobile and tablet (and all production methods associated with each)
  • Video editing/motion graphics/interactive design ability a plus
  • Strong portfolio showing previous visual and interaction design work
  • Staying abreast of the evolving technology and design landscape including the emergence of new standards and devices
  • Should be familiar with CSS, HTML and web typography (Typekit etc.) and have experience designing with fluid grids that work responsively for mobile, tablet and desktop

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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.

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process.

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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 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations 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.

Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).



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