Promotions Art Designer

Location
New York
Posted
May 06, 2014
Closes
Jun 05, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Niche Media is looking for a driven Promotions Art Designer to join our high-performing New York-based team. The primary duties for this position include the following:

•Work directly with the Creative Services Director on executing primarily print (with some online) artwork, layout, designs, and copy for all Niche Media marketing and event needs, issue sell sheets, in-house promotional projects, and some client-related advertising needs, as necessary.
•Create and design promotional material and layouts for client and company events to include event/custom logos, invitations, mailing materials, drink menus, email blasts and landing pages, any custom units/items, and all signage (such as step and repeat and covers blowups) to be displayed at events.
•Work with event marketing teams at all ten Niche Media titles on all event-based designs & approvals.
•Create and design in-book pages for clients based on publication design and client specifications, such as promotional pages, ads, and advertorials.
•Collaborate with Creative Services team & Integrated Marketing team create and update materials such as sell sheets, presentation templates, sales materials, mock covers, advertising designs and page layouts to be used to assist in selling advertising contracts.
•Work with Creative Services and Integrated Marketing team on digital-based projects including marketing programs that could include design of custom banners/media units, micro-sites, websites, etc.
•Performs duties of Graphic Designer to design art layouts.
•Preflights, preps, and outputs all files to press-ready PDFs for print.
•Special projects as directed.
•Other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; 1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum one year of integrated media design experience (print, online) preferably within the luxury category.
•Mac proficiency and strong software skills in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Excel and basic Dreamweaver.
•Experience in photo retouching and silhouetting preferred.
•Ability to translate concepts into compelling layouts using web, advertising, design and social disciplines.
•Knowledge of digital/interactive design (banners, websites, micro-sites) a plus.
•HTML programming skills & experience with development of rich media units not required, but a plus. Knowledge of social media and tablet platforms also a plus.

Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: jobs@nichemedia.net and indicate “Promotions Art Designer" in the subject field.

RESUMES WITHOUT SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.