Senior Designer

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 07, 2012
Closes
Nov 06, 2012
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Senior Designer

We are seeking a superstar Senior Designer to join our Creative Services team in our New York City office.

As part of our in-house team, the Senior Designer will take on a wide variety of projects for National and Local sales, online Editorial products and tools and much more. This is primarily an ONLINE position. Responsibilities include:

-Work under the direction of the Creative Director and more senior staff
-Attend weekly prioritization meetings and suggest way s to get project done more efficiently
-Design in the look and feel of our established brand identities, as well as be able to work within branding and design guidelines provided by our advertisers when appropriate
-Passionately maintain integrity of our brands’ visual style while finding new and exciting ways to expand our use of existing design elements
- Work on projects that include but are not limited to advertiser pitches, sitelets, banner campaigns and emails, online editorial content features and tools, and site maintenance
-Collaborate closely with the Creative Director, product managers, business owners and copywriters to help ensure that the strategic goals and objectives are met
- Create detailed design specifications for the Tech team and prepare artwork for build, as well as maintain oversight of the build through our design review process
- Provide design production assistance to therest of the team as needed


Requirements:
- BFA or BA in Graphic Design
- 3-5 + years of work experience in a creative group (experience working on an in-house team is a huge plus)
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
- Expert knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
- Light Flash skills
- Familiarity with HTML and CSS
- Sophisticated sense of typography with an attention to detail
- Illustration skills a huge plus
- Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
- Ability to work on several projects with tight turnarounds is a MUST
- Ability to handle multiple projects and work quickly without sacrificing quality in a deadline-driven environment
-Ability to think about the end user of the product, how to help them best understand the key messaging and call to action, and arrange the information hierarchy accordingly
- Stay on top of industry trends and share them with
the team
-Desire to learn how the needs of our business drive what we do
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Ability to set, manage and meet deadlines

Qualified candidates should send resumes and portfolios to Nichole Johnson at njohnson@xogrp.com and CC jobs@xogrp.com with “Creative Services Senior Designer” in the subject line.

Submissions without portfolios WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. We are very interested in seeing real-life, on-the-job work from internships, freelance projects, etc. If you are sharing any student work, PLEASE LABEL IT AS SUCH.


Qualified candidates should send resumes and portfolios to Nichole Johnson at njohnson@xogrp.com and CC jobs@xogrp.com with “Creative Services Senior Designer” in the subject line.

Submissions without portfolios WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. We are very interested in seeing real-life, on-the-job work from internships, freelance projects, etc. If you are sharing any student work, PLEASE LABEL IT AS SUCH.

XO Group Inc. complies with all federal, state, and municipal laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.


Thank you for your interest in this position and our company. It is appreciated.

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