Digital Designer, Adweek.com

  • Job Description:
    The Digital Designer will assist in the daily production of visual content on Adweek.com. This entails working closely with the Digital Design Director, Online Producer and editors to populate the site with with appropriate and engaging images. Knowledge of photography, digital workflow and basic Web design is essential. This is a full-time salaried position. It is located at our East Village offices in Manhattan. Please read application procedure carefully.
  • Area of Focus: Online
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Mid Atlantic
  • Duration: Full-time
  • Benefits: yes
  • Company: Adweek
  • Contact Email:jobs@adweek.com
  • How to Apply: To apply (applications not addressing the following will not be considered): 1. Please send résumé, cover letter and relevant links or portfolio (please no attachments) to jobs@adweek.com with 'Digital Designer' in the subject line. 2. Specify your salary requirements. 3. In your cover letter, explain why you would be a good fit at Adweek.
  • Job Requirements: Primary Responsibilities (not limited to): - Migration of creative content from print to Web - Download, edit, resize images for daily news stories - Production of original or re-purposed graphics and creative content for Web - Collaborate with digital, print creative and editorial staff to implement the above Required Skills: Photoshop CS - Optimization of Web graphics - Understand differences between print and Web resolution - Basic color correction - Understand layers and non-destructive editing - Intermediate retouching skills (specifically cloning and healing) - Basic knowledge of actions and batching HTML - Understand basic coding and naming conventions - Can edit basic HTML Preferred Skills: - Adobe Illustrator, InDesign - Drupal or similar CMS backend Other Skills: - Fluent in social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) and Mac OS - Superb visual, verbal and written communication skills - Able to meet short deadlines - Team player attitude - Comfortable interpreting direction and taking initiative Experience: - Bachelors Degree in Photography, Design or relevant visual communication course of study - One to two years relevant industry experience
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