• Freelance Studio Designer

    Job Locations United States-NY-New York
    ID
    2019-6018
    Function
    Designer
  • Introduction

    The Economist magazine logo

     

    The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.

     

    The Content and Marketing Solutions team at The Economist Group, develops and executes bespoke content-driven and marketing programmes that solve our clients’ marketing challenges in an innovative way using the full range of The Economist Group’s resources including advertising, social media and events. 

     

    Reporting to the Creative Director, the Freelance Studio Designer will assist in the development of compelling ideas and visuals for sales materials, content programs and promotional materials for The Economist Group and its offerings.  This role will involve partnering with global teams across The Economist Group Media Businesses and working heavily in Adobe Creative Suite. 

    Accountabilities

    How you will contribute: 

    • Collaborate across a variety of internal teams to understand project requirements and achieve deliverables
    • Work in Adobe Creative Suite and other applicable systems to produce final designs (e.g. presentations, banners, user interfaces, websites)
    • Provide day-to-day design recommendations for client programs
    • Have a strong creative vision and relentlessly elevate the output of the design team
    • Quickly grasp and sublimate concepts and actively participate in brainstorms

    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    The ideal skills for this role are:

    • Up to three years of experience as a Junior Designer
    • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite focusing on InDesign, Photoshop and XD 
    • Understanding of both digital and traditional design  
    • Understanding of visual design (user experience, color theory, layout, type and fonts, hierarchy )
    • A keen eye for detail
    • Creativity skills and problem-solving aptitude

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