T-Brand-Studio

The New York Times

The New York Times

Senior
Designer

Senior
Designer

Fulltime | London, UK

Fulltime | London, UK

 Listed 02.01.20

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 02.01.20

Role:

Role:

The New York Times is looking for a Senior Designer to join their team. The New York Times’ T Brand Studio is the branded content and marketing unit within The New York Times Advertising Department. They work with top brands to help them tell their unique story to The New York Times audience and beyond.

They are a fast-growing team of energetic writers, designers, producers, videographers, photographers and developers who create content for advertising campaigns across The New York Times website and social media platforms.

Their Designers use their discipline to create compelling stories. They are champions of design and spread their passion to the team around them. They use data and performance metrics to enhance their own understanding of what works online. And they bring digital skills, editorial storytelling and human-centred thinking that push them to continually achieve more.

 

The New York Times is looking for a Senior Designer to join their team. The New York Times’ T Brand Studio is the branded content and marketing unit within The New York Times Advertising Department. They work with top brands to help them tell their unique story to The New York Times audience and beyond.

They are a fast-growing team of energetic writers, designers, producers, videographers, photographers and developers who create content for advertising campaigns across The New York Times website and social media platforms.

Their Designers use their discipline to create compelling stories. They are champions of design and spread their passion to the team around them. They use data and performance metrics to enhance their own understanding of what works online. And they bring digital skills, editorial storytelling and human-centred thinking that push them to continually achieve more.

 

Details:

Details:

Responsibilities:

  • Design highly interactive and engaging digital experiences and advertising units for brand partners in line with T Brand
  • Studio standards with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Lead design projects from start to finish, consulting with strategists, project managers and Sales Leads to understand client goals and objectives
  • Work with the Creative Director and the creative team to ensure design work exceeds client expectations and is created in a timely and collaborative manner across time zones and geographies
  • Attend client meetings with prepared talking points and presentations, and be the lead designer and point of contact on multiple programs at once
  • Pitch creative and design ideas to clients and internal stakeholders
  • Develop wireframes and user journeys for digital campaigns
  • Help to develop/mentor junior designers and interns
  • Work with outside suppliers and assist in identifying and growing our network of talent
  • Keep the department’s systems up-to-date and improve workflows where possible
  • Design print advertising for the newspaper, where requested
  • Attend regular status meetings to share updates on projects and deliverables
  • Travel for work when required

Required experience:

  • Proven ability to produce cutting edge creative work, with a high degree of understanding of design, including typography and layout
  • Proven ability to design and communicate visually compelling pitch decks and marketing proposals
  • Outstanding presentation skills, as well as excellent verbal / written skills with the ability to communicate ideas effectively within the team and with clients
  • Strong experience in graphic design, artworking, UI/UX, typography, information architecture, understanding of user engagement and performance driven solutions
  • Experience in creating responsive visual interface designs for websites and mobile across multiple device types
  • Desire to constantly push skill set, eagerness to learn and apply cutting-edge techniques to projects
  • Experience working within creative agencies and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Up to speed on emerging interactive design trends
  • Proven experience in mentoring or managing junior team member(s)
  • Experience in a similar level role required

Required skills:

  • Proven experience designing for mobile and digital platforms
  • Extensive experience of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in Mac OSX, G Suite, InDesign, Keynote, Microsoft Office 365 and Acrobat
  • Understanding of front-end development techniques and a basic knowledge of HTML/CSS

Bonus points:

  • Working knowledge of Sketch, Cinema 4D, AfterEffects
  • Experience working in product development sprints
  • Experience creating content for social media platforms
  • Experience in print and/or filmmaking experience

About T Brand Studio:

We create content and experiences that spark imagination and influence the most influential audiences around the world. Using The New York Times's proven recipe for storytelling, we work with global brands to develop industry-leading strategy, creative and distribution. Our process revolves around finding, creating and distributing the best stories possible. We take a journalistic approach to crafting brand stories. We bring audiences and brands together on our platform and beyond, with talent that’s drawn from media, marketing and journalistic backgrounds. T Brand Studio has created more than 150 programs for almost 100 brands to date. We are an International team distributed across London, Paris, Hong Kong and New York.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, colour, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organisation. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of colour and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, colour, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

How to apply:

Please apply via the link below:

https://nytimes.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/INYT/job/London/Senior-Designer_REQ-006583

Your application must include an attached CV and portfolio, any submitted without will not be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Design highly interactive and engaging digital experiences and advertising units for brand partners in line with T Brand
  • Studio standards with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Lead design projects from start to finish, consulting with strategists, project managers and Sales Leads to understand client goals and objectives
  • Work with the Creative Director and the creative team to ensure design work exceeds client expectations and is created in a timely and collaborative manner across time zones and geographies
  • Attend client meetings with prepared talking points and presentations, and be the lead designer and point of contact on multiple programs at once
  • Pitch creative and design ideas to clients and internal stakeholders
  • Develop wireframes and user journeys for digital campaigns
  • Help to develop/mentor junior designers and interns
  • Work with outside suppliers and assist in identifying and growing our network of talent
  • Keep the department’s systems up-to-date and improve workflows where possible
  • Design print advertising for the newspaper, where requested
  • Attend regular status meetings to share updates on projects and deliverables
  • Travel for work when required

Required experience:

  • Proven ability to produce cutting edge creative work, with a high degree of understanding of design, including typography and layout
  • Proven ability to design and communicate visually compelling pitch decks and marketing proposals
  • Outstanding presentation skills, as well as excellent verbal / written skills with the ability to communicate ideas effectively within the team and with clients
  • Strong experience in graphic design, artworking, UI/UX, typography, information architecture, understanding of user engagement and performance driven solutions
  • Experience in creating responsive visual interface designs for websites and mobile across multiple device types
  • Desire to constantly push skill set, eagerness to learn and apply cutting-edge techniques to projects
  • Experience working within creative agencies and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Up to speed on emerging interactive design trends
  • Proven experience in mentoring or managing junior team member(s)
  • Experience in a similar level role required

Required skills:

  • Proven experience designing for mobile and digital platforms
  • Extensive experience of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in Mac OSX, G Suite, InDesign, Keynote, Microsoft Office 365 and Acrobat
  • Understanding of front-end development techniques and a basic knowledge of HTML/CSS

Bonus points:

  • Working knowledge of Sketch, Cinema 4D, AfterEffects
  • Experience working in product development sprints
  • Experience creating content for social media platforms
  • Experience in print and/or filmmaking experience

About T Brand Studio:

We create content and experiences that spark imagination and influence the most influential audiences around the world. Using The New York Times's proven recipe for storytelling, we work with global brands to develop industry-leading strategy, creative and distribution. Our process revolves around finding, creating and distributing the best stories possible. We take a journalistic approach to crafting brand stories. We bring audiences and brands together on our platform and beyond, with talent that’s drawn from media, marketing and journalistic backgrounds. T Brand Studio has created more than 150 programs for almost 100 brands to date. We are an International team distributed across London, Paris, Hong Kong and New York.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, colour, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organisation. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of colour and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, colour, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

How to apply:

Please apply via the link below:

https://nytimes.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/INYT/job/London/Senior-Designer_REQ-006583

Your application must include an attached CV and portfolio, any submitted without will not be considered.

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