Newsroom Programmer / Multimedia Editor, Hong Kong

Posted On: December 12, 2013

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Dow Jones & Company

Company Description

When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information 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 Factiva, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and SmartMoney. 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 insight into prosperity. We enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content.

Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a newsroom programmer to research and develop multimedia projects for The ideal candidate is a newshound with a love of visual storytelling backed by strong technical skills. Based in Hong Kong, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a top-notch team of reporters, editors, graphics editors and programmers throughout Asia and in New York. Your work – from long-term investigative pieces to real time news coverage – will be viewed by a daily audience of millions.

The successful candidate must have strong attention to detail, a strict commitment to integrity and accuracy in their work, good organizational, research and communication skills, and experience in journalism. High level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, XML/HTML, CSS and Javascript required. Candidates with experience developing web applications using Javascript (particularly jQuery and Raphael, others a plus), PHP, MySQL, Django, Python and other frameworks strongly preferred.

To Apply

Dow Jones offers an opportunity to work for one of the world's leading financial and business news companies. We invite interested candidates to submit in confidence a cover letter and detailed resume stating your qualifications, contact details and current and expected via: