Senior Graphic Designer
New York, New York / Verily Magazine
Posted: Jul 25, 2017
Want to create something meaningful? This is your chance.
Verily is currently looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our positive lifestyle editorial team. We're a small, passionate and entrepreneurial team, which means you'll have influence over every touch point our brand has, either through hands-on creation or creative oversight.Â We have outgrown our current branding system andÂ are implementing a new style; we'reÂ looking for a talented designer toÂ take the new direction andÂ reimagineÂ our brand.Â
Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated graphic designer who can create compelling visuals to bring our written content to life, research and commission photography and illustrations, and create print collateral for media campaigns and events. We're looking forÂ designerÂ with vision: Someone who can see what needs toÂ exist,Â canÂ roll up her sleeves and bring it to life ? all without being asked.
This is a full-time position (40+ hours/wk) based in New York City.Â Start date isÂ August 14, 2017.
Generate and execute ideas for visuals to complement editorial content across all channels, from website article imagery to social media graphics
Create headers, infographics, type treatments, collages, and various other design projects
Research, select and edit photographs
Plan and manage sourcing of visual assets, from photography and artists sourcing to creation of mixed media art and illustration
Optimize, organize, and prepare files for web
Maintain and build network of creative contacts for photography and art usage
Creation of initial one-off website designs for advertising campaigns and pitches
Creation of digital and print collateral for sales team, media outreach and events
Entrepreneurial/self-starter: The candidate will receive orientation training by an art director for the first week, then expected to work independently without mentorship. Having a proactive, problem-solving attitude will go a long way!
In-Depth Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite?highly proficient in Photoshop/Illustrator and a working knowledge of InDesign
Experience with and a driving interest in social media, especially Instagram and Pinterest
Extremely detail-oriented and able to work independently under tight deadlines
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment. You'll be working alongside section editors to create visuals that enhance their editorial vision, working with our marketing strategists to communicate the brand visually, and looking for new opportunities to drive the publication forward, so great communication is a must. Ability to design (or direct) UI work and communicate with developers
3+ years of experience, with at least 1 working in digital, preferred
Candidate must meet visa requirements to work long-term in the United States.
Photography skills preferred. Please submit a photography portfolio if available. Experience with styling lifestyle shoots for small in-house shoots also a plus.
Please submit a) your resume, b) a link to your online portfolio, and c) if submitting photography, either a link to your portfolio or 7-10 select photography pieces that you think are on-brand for Verily. Applications are due byÂ August 4, 2017.
Verily is a women's fashion and lifestyle website that's "less of who you should be, more of who you are." We create inspirational lifestyle content that touches every facet of women's lives: real fashion & beauty, relationships, healthy living, and popular culture. We challenge popular narratives and inspire our readers to be the best versions of themselves.