Digital Designer

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 04, 2014
Closes
May 04, 2014
Contact
Ms. Ellen Breslau
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
TASKS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Image sourcing & research (articles, slideshows, newsletters, social media)
— Stock photography when possible, plus illustration and Photoshop adjustments or creation from scratch
— Management of art assets & information in Art Database
— Requires heavy deadline management, organization, and communication with editorial team

Image cropping
— Article images & slideshows, Newsletters (Main, travel, food)


Carousel slide design
— Great typography, layout, and Photoshop skills needed as well as collaboration with editorial team

Marketing support
— PowerPoint & InDesign document creation/updates
— Occasional print designs needed, as well as printing coordination (FedEx, etc.)
— Relies heavily on collaboration with marketing team and tight turnarounds

Social media design support
— Engaging pieces for use on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest
— Quotes, Holidays, special promotions, etc.
— In-house ad adaptation for social media channels (re-sizing, layout, etc.)

Email template design & execution
— From wireframes to HTML/CSS, mobile-responsive
— Creation of new templates & redesigning old ones, including all debugging

Special projects design & execution
— Advertorial design, Infographics, illustrations, and additional Editorial support (photo contests, holidays, etc.)

In-house advertising design
— Banner ads, lightbox, and special emails
— Advertising designs for partners (including meeting third-party requirements)

Internal requests, business development
— Company contact list management
— Internal organization chart updates
— Miscellaneous design requests from management & board


UX & Tech consulting
— Representing Grandparents.com user needs to outside contractors
— De-bugging of email templates
— General consulting on GP.com teams' tech & user needs
— Problem solving with an eye towards user experience
— Wireframing for special projects & new ventures
— Knowledge of digital design & UX best practices
— Research skills & desire to continue learning



REQUIREMENTS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Absolute fluency with:
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
PowerPoint (No Keynote!)
HTML/CSS
Shutterstock

Qualities:
Independent multitasker & Deadline-driven
Collaborative and Creative
Positive and Energetic
Flexible and Responsive

Skills:
Good sense of composition
Strong typography sense
Excellent communication skills
Time & deadline management
Good writing skills & style
Great organizational skills
Willing to go above and beyond for GP.com


Include Cover letter with resume
Salary requirements a must

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