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Senior Graphic Designer

New York Times New York, NY
  • Posted: November 08, 2019
  • Full-Time

Job Description
The New York Times Advertising department is looking for a well-rounded Senior Graphic Designer to create beautiful and effective visual communication in support of our Creative Strategy team.
The Senior Graphic Designer will oversee the creative development and packaging of advertising opportunities, reporting directly to the Associate Creative Director. The Senior Graphic Designer will also oversee brainstorms, design and production of all visual assets associated with a given campaign at the marketing stage.
This role will exist amongst the larger Ad Innovation and Marketing team, providing a great opportunity to play a key role in the design, development and communication of all new ad products and editorial sponsorships at the Times.
Job Requirements:

  • Work closely with a Associate Creative Director to create visually compelling work that stands out across the industry.
  • Produce storyboards, wireframes and mocks necessary to guide storytelling of beautiful, original, and creative advertising experiences for Times readers
  • Create visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including the design and production of marketing elements, content treatment, and user interface elements
  • Ability to work well in collaborative environment with other designers, writers, developers and producers
  • Have a great visual and typographic sensibility
  • Brainstorm and collaborate with teams in Ad Product, Core Product and Newsroom to visually communicate cross-platform programs and experiences for clients.
  • Be confident and not afraid to contribute innovative ideas to shape effective ad experiences across digital, mobile, print and video platforms.
Experience Requirements:
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • BA/BFA in Graphic Design / Digital Media Design
  • 2+ years of marketing / advertising / design experience
  • Good strategic, conceptual skills and a solid knowledge of the digital landscape
  • Self starter-Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • 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
  • 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, Sketch and Keynote
  • Experience creating wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design for desktop, mobile and tablet (and all production methods associated with each)
  • Strong portfolio showing previous visual and interaction design work
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