Freelance Graphic Designer

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
DOE
Posted
Mar 13, 2018
Specialty
Graphic Design
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

www.thekitchn.com ,  the #1 independent food site for millennial women, is looking for a talented freelance Graphic Designer with strong illustration skills. This role will be responsible for creating on-brand graphics and illustrations across our site and social platforms that engage and delight our audiences.  It is imperative the Graphic Designer can multi-task and can deliver assets under fast turnaround times.  Working closely with the Art Director, the individual in this position must be a self-starter with an appetite for producing high-quality work and an eye for design trends. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Design lead art for our site Kitchn and social platforms including Instagram and Pinterest
  • Guard our visual brand identity by working closely within our style guide 
  • Collaborate with the Kitchn editorial team, along with other departments 
  • Prepare digital files for web, including optimization and delivery
  • Crop and resize imagery for use across all digital channels
  • Stay "in the know" of new design trends, functionalities and best practices
  • Deliver work on time by aligning with project calendars

Qualifications: 

  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates an eye for composition, color and typography 
  • Minimum 3 years experience working as a graphic designer in digital media or publishing
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Illustration skills strongly preferred
  • Clean, sophisticated, and modern creative aesthetic
  • Understands user experiences across platforms and can design and optimize assets accordingly
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented with the ability to utilize feedback quickly and seamlessly 
  • Maintains a positive attitude that contributes to our fun, upbeat working environment
  • Interest in cooking and lifestyle content  - a plus

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