Freelance Editorial Designer

  • Job Description:
    Mediaplanet is recruiting 2-3 editorial designers to join our freelance team working on a long-term, but intermittent basis. Must be based out of the New York metro area and be able to work in-house during normal work hours. Responsibilities: - Work as the sole designer on print campaigns ranging in size from 8-24 pages from concept to press submission and final file archiving - Work under the art direction of the senior designer - Collaborate with both the production team and sales team to curate and design content - Re-touch photography as needed - Design both print and digital ads for clients as needed - Design infographics and repurpose digital art for print Logistics: - Design and production for each campaign spans 3- or 4-days - Designers work on their own computers (must have own Adobe Creative Suite license) and backup files to Mediaplanet's server upon project completion - While Mediaplanet's freelance team works in-house, infrequent exceptions can be made in advance to accommodate outside work or other commitments - Mediaplanet busiest production period is the last 2 months of each business quarter - Projects are scheduled every two weeks - Invoicing is on a per project basis
  • Position: Designer
  • Area of Focus: Other
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Freelance
  • About Our Company: Mediaplanet is a content marketing and content creation company with both print and digital products. We have 15 offices worldwide; our NYC office serves the entire USA.
  • Benefits: Flexible work options
  • Company: Mediaplanet
  • Contact Address: Mediaplanet, Inc. 350 7th Avenue, Floor 18 New York, NY 10001
  • Contact Email:design.us@mediaplanet.com
  • Contact Name: Kathleen
  • How to Apply: Please email your résumé, cover letter and a link to your portfolio / personal website to design.us@mediaplanet.com with the subject line: Freelance Designer Application. Thank you and good luck.
  • Job Requirements: Qualifications: - 1–2 years of experience in editorial design; knowledge of print production is a plus - Experience with client-facing work - Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat Pro - Ability to memorize and design within Mediaplanet’s style guide - Ability to explain print requirements and file formatting with non-designers - Ability to communicate with clients professionally and manage expectations (when building ads, which includes submitting drafts, making revisions and sending proofs to clients) - Organization and immaculate file management - Excellent time management skills and ability to work efficiently under pressure
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