Designer, T Brand International

Job

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    The New York Times  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    16 June 2021  
    Posted on
    16 April 2021  

T Brand is the branded content and marketing unit within The New York Times advertising department.  Inspired by the journalism and innovation of The New York Times newsroom, T Brand crafts stories that help brands make an impact in the world. We are a team of energetic editors, designers, program managers, audience development managers, developers and strategists who create content for leading brands around the world.

As a designer on T Brand International, you are part of a global creative team based in London, Paris, Hong Kong and New York. You are committed to delivering high-quality visual designs for brands that want to advertise on the New York Times. Your design work will live across desktop, mobile, advertising units, print ads, social media and client presentations. You understand the technical limitations and possibilities of digital design and are able to communicate your ideas clearly and professionally with colleagues. 

You understand and make well-reasoned design decisions on multiple projects at once and are able to work on projects without detailed guidance. You are receptive to client, program manager or sales team feedback and proactively identify solutions, communicating any issues early to help course-correct and provide help to the project team.

On a day-to-day basis, you will create designs and provide recommendations to your colleagues in London, Paris and Hong Kong, leading on projects from the presale brief through production to completion. You are a self-starter who is passionate about design and can bring fresh ideas to the table while addressing the brand’s challenges and KPIs at hand.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design highly interactive and engaging digital experiences with attention to detail

  • Design digital experiences optimized for desktop and mobile, from pitch deck to final project, as well as engaging digital units and print advertising for branded content campaigns on The New York Times 

  • Work with creative directors, strategists, editors, designers, audience development specialists, developers, ad operations specialists, program managers and others to ensure design work exceeds client expectations in a timely and collaborative manner across time zones and geographies

  • Understand client goals and attend client meetings/calls with prepared talking points and presentations

  • Good time management and ability to work on multiple programs at once

  • Identify and manage freelancers, vendors or outside suppliers whenever specialist skill sets or assets are needed

 

Requirements:

  • Good presentation skills and verbal/written skills, with the ability to communicate your ideas

  • Fluency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is required

  • An impressive portfolio of past projects, including design, illustration and data viz

  • Strong skills in UI/UX, typography and responsive solutions for multiple devices

  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS and basic understanding of web development

  • Experience in print, photo shoots and filmmaking

  • Desire to constantly learn.

  • Familiarity with emerging interactive design trends.

  • Experience working within creative agencies and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

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 organization. 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 color 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, color, 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.

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