Production Designer

Remote, USA

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As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.

Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street, and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

The production designer will focus on New York Magazine’s growing world-class subscription product and brand initiatives that touch multiple parts of the subscriber experience (acquisition, engagement, retention and more). The production designer will work closely and collaboratively with art directors, copywriters, the consumer revenue team and project managers to create innovative consumer-facing campaigns. They will be responsible for the execution of high-quality, creative and professional-looking marketing and communications materials across digital, print and OOH platforms. 

This role will be responsible for supporting the Brand Design team and Director of Brand Strategy in generating innovative ideas and designs, managing workflow efficiency of deliverables and taking responsibility for deadline-driven timelines. The production designer will report directly to a Senior Design Director in Brand Design and work closely with the Director of Brand Strategy in consumer revenue and other members of the brand design team. 


What you’ll do:

  • Design and execute digital (social, web, newsletter, etc) and print assets based on approved creative concepts
  • Support Brand Design team and Director of Brand Strategy in generating consumer-facing campaign ideas
  • Create and animate graphics to support campaigns and specifications of each platform as needed
  • Create new social, email and web templates for New York Magazine and its individual verticals, including Intelligencer, Cut, Vulture, Curbed and Grub Street
  • Generate iterations of approved concepts to meet consumer revenue testing needs 
  • Work on deliverables across the entire subscriber experience, including acquisition, engagement, retention and win back
  • Communicate project status to team members on a regular basis
  • Prepare and deliver, error-free files to digital and print vendors and QC files for accuracy


What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or closely related field and 2+ years of experience in design, brand or advertising environment
  • Enthusiasm and awareness of the design legacy and history of New York Magazine and its digital properties
  • Execute concepts with a strong foundation of core design and typography principles with the ability to translate brand identities from one platform to another.
  • A passion for the mission of high-quality journalism and an understanding of supportive tone of language for the work that will support it
  • A stamina for meticulous design detailing and extensive iteration
  • Solid design/production portfolio featuring a wide range of design work across channels
  • An understanding of industry trends, best practices, and emerging user behaviors
  • Knowledge of illustration, photography, art, image making
  • Strong command of Adobe Creative Suite and Figma; and a basic video editing or motion design skills
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and be flexible to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work autonomously and oversee your design from beginning to end, but also equally comfortable in a collaborative environment, and willing to work with other team members when necessary
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CMS


About working at Vox Media:

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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