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Dow Jones Junior Experience Designer, Design Systems  in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

Junior Experience Designer, Design Systems

Excellence in news demands excellence in our customers’ experiences. Our Experience Group brings together Product, UX, Technology, Program Management, and Customer Research with a single purpose: to connect people to the news that matters most when they need it and where they need it by creatively defining and building connected, innovative and sustainable experiences/products that are data informed and with a customer lens.

We are looking for an Experience Designer to work with the Design System team, combining innovation and usability to contribute to the creation of the world's leading design ecosystem from a product perspective.


In this role you will create experiences that engage and appeal to customers, enhance our usability and improve the user experience through the use of imagery, color, shapes, typography, and form, ensuring our experiences appear trustworthy, informative and true to our brand. The ideal candidate should have a passion for user-centric design and the tools and processes that make it happen. You’ll evangelize the Design System throughout the organization and expand the Design System to multiple products.

Your expertise should bring an understanding of component based design and design systems to contribute to a scalable, sustainable approach that enables speed to market, evolution, and optimization.

You will be part of transforming and optimizing the impact, productivity, and scalability of UX at Dow Jones.

This will be a highly collaborative role in a team partnered with SMEs, Editorial, Experience Architecture, Technology, Research, and Product.

The Junior Experience Designer, Design System will report to the Design Director, Barrons/Marketwatch.


  • Help support and maintain Dow Jones’ design system

  • Contribute to the creation of components in the design system to make them reusable and expandable across our products, constructing component libraries, guidelines, and templates

  • Work closely with UXD/UXA and Design Technologist to design and update components

  • Produce detailed hand off documentation for development

  • Ensure that the Figma library is kept up to date and is built with best practices

  • Be open to industry best practices and visual design principles to your solutions

  • Contribute to the creation of visual patterns in our design system

  • Explore and validate solutions by creating/modifying prototypes for user testing

  • The Design System is built Accessibility-First, so collaborating with the Accessibility Lead to make sure the design system has appropriate accessibility standards implemented and tested is a necessary part of the job

  • Contribute to the design team’s culture through collaboration, feedback, and process iteration

  • Independently deliver on projects and work with others on teams

  • Last but never least, serve as an advocate for our audience, keeping their needs at the heart of our digital solutions - we build components for our brands, but our audience is the readers & subscribers of our products.

Required Skill Set:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Strong grasp of UI, HCI and UX principles

  • Understanding of best practices for mobile, web-based and responsive design

  • Experience with component-based design

  • Experience working with Design Systems, leading to a higher quality and more consistent product design

  • Experience working with Figma

  • Familiarity/experience with Agile and Jira

  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your experience and UX skills, illustrating step by step solutions for features

  • A portfolio that displays expertise using design systems, and a demonstrated ability to think through end-to-end solutions with a strong user-centered approach.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Experience in the design of News or Financial Services

  • Familiarity with WCAG accessibility standards and compliance

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Job Category: IT Development Group

Req ID: 32532