Design Director

  • Job Description:
    Design Director Job Description Fairchild Fashion Media, which includes WWD, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and Fairchild Summits, is seeking a talented Design Director, Marketing in our New York offices. The Design Director is responsible for overseeing visual direction for all print and digital branding, events, and promotional materials as well as managing a dynamic design department. Responsibilities: • Manage and participate in ideation, creation and delivery of: o Branding ads (print and digital) o Custom creative for advertising clients (digital and print) o High-impact proprietary ad units (digital and print) o Event design for high-end summits and events (including brand identity, event design, and collateral) o Videos/sizzle reels o PPT and Keynote presentations • Oversee day-to-day operations of Design department including managing team of designers and freelancers. Must have: • 5-7 years of design experience (at least 2 of which should be direct management experience) • Risk-taking in design, pushes past the obvious to make something outstanding • Strong grasp of user interface design, brand development, digital marketing/advertising and creative processes • Strong management experience • Strong conceptual thinker who is prolific with ideas • Have excellent knowledge of Adobe CC, PowerPoint and Keynote • Be a positive and collaborative team member and leader who inspires passion, dedication, and excellence from others • Ego-free. Invites feedback and knows how and when to defend design choices • Have solid organizational skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with pixel-perfect execution from beginning to completion • Web and multimedia skills a plus - HTML 5, flash, aftereffects, etc. About The Company: Fairchild Fashion Media, with publications like Women's Wear Daily (WWD) and Footwear News (FN), produces the publications of record for senior fashion executives, providing an insider's perspective on top news, trends and strategies. Fairchild publications keep businesses a step ahead on the retailing, manufacturing and financial aspects of the global women's and men's fashion, retail and beauty communities and the consumer media that cover the market. Fairchild Fashion Media is owned by Penske Media Corporation (PMC) - a leading digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003. PMC engages with thriving audiences across the web, television, mobile, print and social media - reaching more than 140 million consumers monthly (comScore, 2014), and was recently named one of the Top 100 Private Companies in the United States. With the preeminence of its brands, PMC is one of the largest digital media companies in the world, publishing more than 20 digital brands, including an extensive joint venture in India with ZEEtv, as well as 40 annual events/conferences and a dynamic research and emerging data business. PMC brands include Fairchild Fashion Media, PMC Studios, Deadline.com Variety Magazine, Variety.com, CricketCountry.com, HollywoodLife, ENTV, India.com, Movieline, TVLine, BGR, AwardsLine, @hollywood, LA411, NY411, Young Hollywood Awards, The Style Awards, and Breakthrough of the Year Awards. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. To Apply: Please send an email to careers@pmc.com with a cover letter & resume and, as applicable, work samples.
  • Position: Design Director
  • Area of Focus: Fashion
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: About The Company: Fairchild Fashion Media, with publications like Women's Wear Daily (WWD) and Footwear News (FN), produces the publications of record for senior fashion executives, providing an insider's perspective on top news, trends and strategies. Fairchild publications keep businesses a step ahead on the retailing, manufacturing and financial aspects of the global women's and men's fashion, retail and beauty communities and the consumer media that cover the market. Fairchild Fashion Media is owned by Penske Media Corporation (PMC) – a leading digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003. PMC engages with thriving audiences across the web, television, mobile, print and social media – reaching more than 140 million consumers monthly (comScore, 2014), and was recently named one of the Top 100 Private Companies in the United States. With the preeminence of its brands, PMC is one of the largest digital media companies in the world, publishing more than 20 digital brands, including an extensive joint venture in India with ZEEtv, as well as 40 annual events/conferences and a dynamic research and emerging data business. PMC brands include Fairchild Fashion Media, PMC Studios, Deadline.com Variety Magazine, Variety.com, CricketCountry.com, HollywoodLife, ENTV, India.com, Movieline, TVLine, BGR, AwardsLine, @hollywood, LA411, NY411, Young Hollywood Awards, The Style Awards, and Breakthrough of the Year Awards. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
  • Contact Email:careers@pmc.com
  • How to Apply: To Apply: Please send an email to careers@pmc.com with a cover letter & resume and, as applicable, work samples.
  • Job Requirements: Design Director Job Description Fairchild Fashion Media, which includes WWD, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and Fairchild Summits, is seeking a talented Design Director, Marketing in our New York offices. The Design Director is responsible for overseeing visual direction for all print and digital branding, events, and promotional materials as well as managing a dynamic design department. Responsibilities: • Manage and participate in ideation, creation and delivery of: o Branding ads (print and digital) o Custom creative for advertising clients (digital and print) o High-impact proprietary ad units (digital and print) o Event design for high-end summits and events (including brand identity, event design, and collateral) o Videos/sizzle reels o PPT and Keynote presentations • Oversee day-to-day operations of Design department including managing team of designers and freelancers. Must have: • 5-7 years of design experience (at least 2 of which should be direct management experience) • Risk-taking in design, pushes past the obvious to make something outstanding • Strong grasp of user interface design, brand development, digital marketing/advertising and creative processes • Strong management experience • Strong conceptual thinker who is prolific with ideas • Have excellent knowledge of Adobe CC, PowerPoint and Keynote • Be a positive and collaborative team member and leader who inspires passion, dedication, and excellence from others • Ego-free. Invites feedback and knows how and when to defend design choices • Have solid organizational skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with pixel-perfect execution from beginning to completion • Web and multimedia skills a plus – HTML 5, flash, aftereffects, etc. About The Company: Fairchild Fashion Media, with publications like Women's Wear Daily (WWD) and Footwear News (FN), produces the publications of record for senior fashion executives, providing an insider's perspective on top news, trends and strategies. Fairchild publications keep businesses a step ahead on the retailing, manufacturing and financial aspects of the global women's and men's fashion, retail and beauty communities and the consumer media that cover the market. Fairchild Fashion Media is owned by Penske Media Corporation (PMC) – a leading digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003. PMC engages with thriving audiences across the web, television, mobile, print and social media – reaching more than 140 million consumers monthly (comScore, 2014), and was recently named one of the Top 100 Private Companies in the United States. With the preeminence of its brands, PMC is one of the largest digital media companies in the world, publishing more than 20 digital brands, including an extensive joint venture in India with ZEEtv, as well as 40 annual events/conferences and a dynamic research and emerging data business. PMC brands include Fairchild Fashion Media, PMC Studios, Deadline.com Variety Magazine, Variety.com, CricketCountry.com, HollywoodLife, ENTV, India.com, Movieline, TVLine, BGR, AwardsLine, @hollywood, LA411, NY411, Young Hollywood Awards, The Style Awards, and Breakthrough of the Year Awards. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. To Apply: Please send an email to careers@pmc.com with a cover letter & resume and, as applicable, work samples.
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