Graphic Designer

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 07, 2014
Closes
Mar 09, 2014
Contact
Ms. Deborah Cook
Category
Design, Other
Duration
Full Time
We are currently seeking highly-motivated Graphic Designer to help us shape and tell the story of Times Square, cultivating the creativity, energy and edge that have made the area an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life for over a century.

The Graphic Designer manages the Alliance’s visual communications efforts, overseeing the visual brand of Times Square and the Times Square Alliance. This position supports multiple departments including Marketing, Communications, Public Art, Operations and Planning, Policy & Design and is responsible for creating all printed materials, advertisements, logos, signage and online graphics. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Develops and designs a variety of print and digital materials including advertisements, posters, logos, postcards, promotional items, invitations, annual reports, and other publications
•Oversees and enforces guidelines for the organization’s visual brand internally and externally
•Closely coordinates with the events team to project manage design deliverables, timelines & execute on new/existing event creative
•Coordinates the inventory of all graphical work and Alliance photography/video for easy retrieval and backup
•Support web design efforts, including the design of website ads, banners, graphics and oversees email marketing (e-newsletters) program
•Manages printing/mailing vendors, occasional oversight of consulting Graphic Design firm, and coordinates graphic design budget

Qualifications/Skills
•BA/BFA in Graphic Design
•2-5 years of experience in web or print graphic design, either in an agency or in-house or freelance
•Must have mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator)
•Ability to collaborate with other staff and take directions from various people; ability to work in a fast pace environment
•Strong conceptual planning, creative design, and typography skills and the ability to follow art direction and collaborate on layouts
•Must have exceptional organizational and time management skills, including handing multiple projects simultaneously and ability to shift priorities and work will under pressure; meeting tight deadlines; and reacting quickly and smoothly to changes.
•Photography, PowerPoint and Copywriting, digital applications (Flash, Dreamweaver) experience is a plus


Interested candidates must send a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and samples to:
Times Square Alliance
1560 Broadway, Suite 800
New York, NY 10036
Attn: HR – COM - Graphic Designer
E-mail: hr@timessquarenyc.org

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