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Summer 2020 Barrons Product Design Technology Internship

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Dow Jones

Summer 2020 Barrons Product Design Technology Internship

New York, NY
  • Responsibilities

    Barron’s Group is a dynamic portfolio of consumer-facing brands in financial advice, news, luxury real estate, and lifestyle. The portfolio is comprised of Barron’s, Barron’s Penta, MarketWatch, FN London and Mansion Global.

    As our intern, you will serve as a voice and advocate of target users, empathizing with and thoroughly understanding our audience members’ goals, desires and preferences. You’ll use this knowledge to inform concepts and innovative solutions across products and projects. You will collaborate with and work alongside product managers, engineers, journalists, and business stakeholders. Ultimately, you will be helping shape the future of how we deliver analysis and content to our customers.

    In this role you will:

    • Work with the in-house Product Design team to define interactive experiences within Barron’s Group
    • Focus on and take ownership of a project or initiative that spans the course of the internship
    • Work closely with product managers, engineers, editors and other stakeholders to implement and deliver final products
    • Develop and help implement the design language system, ensuring a consistent and coherent user experience and aesthetic voice with a high level of quality and polish
    • Take part in design communication across a multidisciplinary team throughout each phase of a project
    • Stay informed with design trends and techniques, and recommend new tools and technology when applicable
    • Apply available research (and conduct if needed), including analytics data, qualitative studies, A/B tests, and competitive analysis to inform and iterate design
    • Create: design wireframes, design user flows, design mockups, design presentations, native design files, design annotations, clickable prototypes and style guides
    • Assist (if interested) in developing design research briefs, contribute to competitor/landscape analyses, observe user interviews, and set up unmoderated usability tests
  • Qualifications
    • Working towards a Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or related field, with at least two years of school successfully completed
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills: in-person and remote
    • Passion for identifying and solving user problems
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced, highly-dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders
    • Familiar with digital product design best practices and procedures
    • Expert in user experience design, information hierarchy, user flows, and typography

    Preferred Skills:

    • Figma (Design/UX tool)
    • Webflow (Prototyping/development)
    • Sketch (Design - MacOS only)
    • Zeplin (Designs Handoff tool)
    • InVision (Prototyping tool)
  • Industry
    Online Media
  • About Us

    Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to become a world-wide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including our flagship Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News and other great products. World-class journalism lies at the core of our growing news-derived data capabilities, driven by innovation in AI and machine learning. We understand that the better the provenance of information, the greater the opportunity.