JOB, Web Designer, Princeton, NJ, Dow Jones, Fulltime

7 Apr 2009 - 7:28am
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jim muntone
2006

Dow Jones is seeking a skilled Web/Interface Designer to collaborate
with team members to conceptualize and construct cohesive and
aesthetically pleasing user interface solutions. This designer will be
responsible for working closely with product managers, other designers,
and engineers to design the information flow and fit and finish for the
user experience. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of
creativity, a strong understanding or background in interface design,
and will work proactively to stay knowledgeable of current
implementation technologies and best practice solutions. We offer an
opportunity to innovate and create design impact on a large scale.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: THIS IS AN END -TO - END DESIGN POSITION
#Conceptualize and design cross-platform interfaces that simplify and
refine the user experience
# Strong knowledge of Dreamweaver, Photoshop and CSS. Must be able to
prototype.
# Organize site content and increase functionality of user tasks and
processes through the creation of site patterns, wireframes, interaction
models, and diagrams
# Prepare graphic and written presentations to share with
multidisciplinary teams
# Draft design specification documents within platform limitations
# Collaborate with other designers to ensure a consistent look and feel
to the design system
# Innovate new solutions, and present multiple design ideas
# Work with the design team to identify and implement process
improvements that make the group more efficient and effective
# Actively contribute to the culture of communication, collaboration and
creativity

REQUIRED SKILLS:
# Excellent design skills and an outstanding portfolio of interactive
projects
# 4+ years experience in Web-based information architecture or
interaction design
# Participation in the complete product lifecycle of launched websites
or software applications.
# Knowledge of Internet usability and user interface best practices
# Strong communication skills with the ability to listen, articulate
your design and advocate best practice solutions
# Work collaboratively with other designers, product managers and
engineers
# Be pro-active and organized, act effectively under deadlines, and
manage multiple concurrent projects
# Ability to take direction to meet creative and business needs
# Strong understanding of implementation technologies, and how to design
with limitations
# Consumer/Financial Internet experience preferred

Please contact jim dot muntone at dowjones dot com

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