Senior Graphic Designer


New York, New York / Verily Magazine

Posted: Jul 25, 2017

Description

Graphic Designer

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. We have outgrown our current branding system and are implementing a new style; we're looking for a talented designer to take the new direction and reimagine our brand. 

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 for designer with vision: Someone who can see what needs to exist, can 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. Start date is August 14, 2017.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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.

To Apply:

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 by August 4, 2017.

About Verily:

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.

How To Apply

https://www.behance.net/joblist/57739/Senior-Graphic-Designer

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