The New York Times is one of the world’s most influential news organizations with nearly 1,600 journalists, and subscribers in every country in the world. The Times is known for independence, accuracy, depth and authority, and produces award-winning journalism, breaking news coverage, opinion and commentary along with deep databases of content and rich multimedia presentations.
As a member of the in-house marketing team, the Graphic Designer, Digital (Growth) develops design strategies and ensures the design of direct response acquisition campaigns and related assets to support subscription initiatives for The New York Times. This position requires a strong knowledge of cross-functional development processes, and the ability to articulate the rationale behind their work and be able to discuss that rationale with the growth mission team. The candidate has experience creating successful direct response campaigns that consist of digital display, social and email marketing while maintaining aesthetic and brand standards. This candidate wants to be part of an exceptional team that delivers world-class work.
Experience / Skills
-5–7 years graphic design experience with deep expertise in developing the visual language for premium brands.
-Highly proficient in the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, hierarchy, proportion, color, emphasis and unity.
-Understanding of the social ecosystem and how brands should participate in an authentic way.
-Reliable judgment to see when work may be “off track” and collaborate with others to find solutions.
-Passion for nurturing relationships and rallying teams to align around a vision.
-Ability to think conceptually, and to collaborate with illustrators and photographers.
-Fluency with design software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch and Figma), including intelligently organizing files for design iteration and web production.
-Curious, thoughtful, organized and possessing strong verbal and presentation skills.
-Ability to engage with others to cultivate an environment of learning and constructive dialogue about our work, engendering trust and respect.
-Well-versed in The New York Times’s history and exemplifies the company culture in communications and interactions.
Accountable for successful conception and execution of visual creative direction on assigned projects that deliver on subscriber acquisition goals for The New York Times while simultaneously pushing the brand forward. Regularly reviews creative work with the group’s senior creative staff to get feedback on direction, and to ensure the work is aligned with other activities in the group.
-B.A., B.F.A. or M.F.A. in graphic design, or another related design discipline, preferred.
Benefits and Perks:
-Support our original, independent and reported journalism.
-We provide great health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families
-We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.
-We offer a great parental leave.
-We are committed to career development and ongoing learning supported by a formal mentoring program as well as $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement.
-We have frequent panel discussions and talks by newsmakers and industry leaders.
-Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups.