General information

Agency: Mediabrands

Job Function: Creative

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 12722

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

We are looking to hire an experienced Senior Designer to lead the development and execution of Mediabrands internal and external creative projects. You will be the brand gatekeeper, responsible for knowing our look inside and out while ensuring that all assets you create are of the highest quality and look pixel perfect. Strategic thinking is key to the role. You can professionally defend your creative ideas in a room while bringing your peers and senior leaders along with you in the design journey. At the same time, you also are a team player and able to take and implement feedback from multiple stakeholders at one time.

 

You will report to the Mediabrands Design Director and work closely with senior executives to help bring their ideas to life through thought leadership, design templates, digital and print assets, branding and identity systems, experiential/physical spaces, event collateral, logo exploration, and development of external and internal presentations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with copywriters and the Design Director to generate breakthrough concepts that exceed the requirements of the creative brief
  • Establish and develop design solutions in accordance with brand guidelines, concepts, copy, and technical requirements or specifications
  • Assist other team members in meeting deadlines and deliverables
  • Be a highly conceptual thinker who can keep an eye for detail while adhering to deadlines
  • Prepare final files for printing and administrative or technical development
  • Be able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and be self-motivated
  • Work a flexible schedule in a fast-paced environment
  • Be up to date on visual design best practices and software
  • Work one-on-one with executive leadership to tell their stories

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Degree in graphic design, visual communications, or a related field; or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a relevant designer role
  • Proven understanding of composition, typography, and layout
  • Advanced proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office. Animation skills are a huge plus
  • Understanding of information design and usability principles
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Relentless eye for detail
  • Proven history of fostering positive professional relationships and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong portfolio showing a range of styles and relevant experience
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • *Application must contain link to portfolio*

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com

About Us

IPG Mediabrands is the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). Mediabrands manages approximately $40 billion in marketing investment globally on behalf of its clients and provides strategic services and solutions across its award-winning, full-service agency networks UM and Initiative and through its innovative marketing specialist companies Reprise, Magna, Orion, Rapport, Healix, Mediabrands Content Studio and the IPG Media Lab. Mediabrands clients include many of the world’s most recognizable and iconic brands from a broad portfolio of industry sectors. The company employs more than 13,000 marketing experts in more than 130 countries representing the full diversity of humanity. For more information, please visit our website: www.ipgmediabrands.com.

All U.S. Mediabrands employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.