Dow Jones

Node.js Developer

  • Experience 0-5 Years
  • Category Technology
  • Location New York, NY Princeton, NJ

Job Description

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 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.

When you join Dow Jones, you become part of the most dynamic, creative and savvy media and technology companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we're newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television--including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands, like The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and DJX, our flagship news and analytics platform. Our media inform the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world's commerce, while our databases make the business world more transparent. We continually develop technology to transform information into insight and prosperity. From over 50 countries and in over a dozen languages, we enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum 2 years of focused web experience and an outstanding portfolio of solid development work and must be ready to step into a fast-paced, deadline driven, team environment, working on world class web properties. They will work directly for the Consumer Web Engineering Manager, partnering with the Senior Web Developer, Project Managers, Front-End Developers, as well as Editors and Ad Ops teams. This position will be based in New York or Princeton Offices.

We’re looking for someone who brings a creative approach to everything they do, offering innovative solutions that help enable the team to meet deadlines and project goals. Successful candidate is someone who can take the ball and run with it, help guide the process, and share knowledge and solutions consistently with the teams, representing themselves and our team well.

This is a great opportunity to work alongside business stakeholders, product owners, and developers to create highly interactive, dynamic and data driven products for Dow Jones.


Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Reporting to the Creative Director, WSJ. Custom Studios
  • Build and support content-rich responsive web sites
  • Growing and maintaining client and internal relationships
  • Fluent understanding of efficient digital workflow processes & best practices
  • Ability to demonstrate good user-focused solutions
  • Growing and maintaining internal relationships



  • At least 2 years of focused hands-on coding and development experience
  • Two years node.js experience
  • Experience in web development technology
  • Possess a strong understanding of information architecture best practices
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
  • Ability to develop new approaches to complex problems and convey these approaches
  • Professional-level knowledge of industry development standards
  • Solid understanding of CSS, HTML & Javascript
  • Proficiency required in CSS3/HTML5, RWD/AWD, Photoshop, Flash AS3, bare-bones Javascript, JQuery, Modernizr, JSON feeds, AJAX/REST and navigating the DOM.
  • Should have knowledge of modern Javascript MVC frameworks
  • Working knowledge of the LAMP stack


Preferred Tools/Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, self-management and organizational skills
  • Experience with React is a plus

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