Associate Creative Director, T Brand Studio

  • Job Description:
    The New York Times's in-house brand marketing unit, T Brand Studio, is a fast-growing team of energetic writers, content and creative strategists, videographers, designers, photo editors and developers. The work spans a variety of forms -- short- and long-form reported articles, documentary videos, interactive data visualizations, animations and more -- and ranges from unbranded to branded. The Associate Creative Director will be expected to create beautiful and effective content and experiences that spark imaginations and influence the most influential audiences around the world. This role reports to the Creative Director but oversees several Art Directors and designers at different levels. You'll help design, brainstorm, build and execute innovative multi-platform native and branded experiences across The New York Times's paid post environments and other platforms. In this position, you will be combining digital design expertise with The New York Times's compelling media and collaborating with business stakeholders, editors, designers, producers and developers to define the user interface of these executions. You will be tasked with helping brands discover their story and leveraging the multimedia storytelling power of The New York Times to create compelling custom content that informs, entertains and engages. Job Requirements: In collaboration with the Creative Director, lead the team responsible for visual creative development of all types of experiences and materials in pre- and post-sale for clients, with a focus on design-first narratives Oversee two Art Directors, and other designers Be highly skilled at creating storyboards, wireframes and mocks necessary to guide development of beautiful, original, and creative branded paid post experiences from concept to implementation Create visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including the design and production of site layouts, marketing elements, rich media units, content treatments and user interface elements Ability to work well in collaborative environment with other designers, writers, developers and producers Have a strong visual and typographic sensibility Brainstorm and collaborate with Sales/Strategy teams and other stakeholders to express cross-platform programs and experiences for clients. Work with web developers and production to ensure successful delivery of the final work product Be confident and not afraid to contribute innovative ideas to shape effective ad experiences across digital, mobile, print and video platforms. Be able to present your designs to clients and articulate your vision Experience Requirements: BA/BFA in Graphic Design or Digital Media 7+ years of marketing / advertising / design experience Self starter--Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft Office Fluency in the fundamentals of design and detail-oriented Strong eye for layout design and typography Excellent organizational and communication skills Strong project/time management and multitasking abilities Interests in advertising, marketing, media, social media and branding Eagerness to produce powerful campaigns and be part of a bigger team Positive and enthusiastic attitude Strong strategic, conceptual skills and a good knowledge of the digital landscape Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment Preferred Qualifications: Fluent in the full Adobe Creative Suite, Powerpoint and Keynote Knowledge of Adobe Muse, Wordpress, Webflow, Flite, Sketch and different CMS platforms is a huge plus Experience creating wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design for desktop, mobile and tablet (and all production methods associated with each) Video editing/motion graphics/interactive design ability a plus Fluency in tackling data-centric infographics and illustrations Understanding of UI/UX design and high interest in inventing and developing new experiences for all devices Strong portfolio showing previous visual and interaction design work Staying abreast of the evolving technology and design landscape including the emergence of new standards and devices Should be familiar with CSS, HTML and web typography (Typekit etc.) and have experience designing with fluid grids that work responsively for mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Position: Creative Director
  • Area of Focus: Other
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Company Information: The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) is a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The company includes The New York Times, International New York Times, NYTimes.com, INYT.com and related properties. It is known globally for excellence in its journalism, and innovation in its print and digital storytelling and its business model. Follow news about the company at @NYTimesComm. EEO Statement: The New York Times Company is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. The New York Times Company is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.
  • Company: The New York Times
  • How to Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/104887549?trk=vsrp_jobs_cluster_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A123185731456531305192%2CVSRPtargetId%3A104887549%2CVSRPcmpt%3Ajobs_cluster
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