New York Times Graphic Designer in New York, New York

Job Description

The New York Times’s in-house creative agency, T Brand Studio, is looking for a well-rounded Graphic Designer to create beautiful, integrated and effective communications and experiences for our advertisers and for the studio. You'll help design, brainstorm, build and execute innovative multi-platform native and branded experiences across The New York Times’s paid post environments and other platforms. In this position, you will be combining digital design expertise with The New York Times’s compelling media and collaborating with business stakeholders, editors, designers, producers and developers to define the user interface and experience of these executions. You will be tasked with helping brands discover their story and leveraging the multimedia storytelling power of The New York Times to create compelling custom content that informs, entertains and engages.

Job Requirements:

  • Work closely with a Creative Director, Associate Creative Director, Art Director, and other designers

  • Be highly skilled at creating storyboards, wireframes and mocks necessary to guide development of beautiful, original, and creative branded paid post experiences from concept to implementation

  • Create visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including the design and production of site layouts, marketing elements, rich media units, content treatments and user interface elements

  • Ability to work well in collaborative environment with other designers, writers, developers and producers

  • Have a strong visual and typographic sensibility

  • Brainstorm and collaborate with Sales/Strategy teams and other stakeholders to express cross-platform programs and experiences for clients.

  • Work with web developers and production to ensure successful delivery of the final work product

  • Be confident and not afraid to contribute innovative ideas to shape effective ad experiences across digital, mobile, print and video platforms.

  • Be able to present your designs to clients and articulate your vision

Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BFA in Graphic Design

  • 3-4+ years of marketing / advertising / design experience

  • Self starter—Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups

  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft Office

  • Fluency in the fundamentals of design and detail-oriented

  • Strong eye for layout design and typography

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Strong project/time management and multitasking abilities

  • Interests in advertising, marketing, media, social media and branding

  • Eagerness to produce powerful campaigns and be part of a bigger team

  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude

  • Strong strategic, conceptual skills and a good knowledge of the digital landscape

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in the full Adobe Creative Suite, Powerpoint and Keynote

  • Knowledge of Adobe Muse, Wordpress, Webflow, Flite, Sketch and different CMS platforms is a huge plus

  • Experience creating wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design for desktop, mobile and tablet (and all production methods associated with each)

  • Video editing/motion graphics/interactive design ability a plus

  • Ability to tackle infographics and illustrations

  • Understanding of UI/UX design and high interest in inventing and developing new experiences for all devices

  • Strong portfolio showing previous visual and interaction design work

  • Staying abreast of the evolving technology and design landscape including the emergence of new standards and devices

  • Should be familiar with CSS, HTML and web typography (Typekit etc.) and have experience designing with fluid grids that work responsively for mobile, tablet and desktop

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