Media Designer, This Old House

Job Description: This Old House Ventures is seeking a Media Designer, a staff position, to work on digital and print projects for all of This Old House’s platforms and groups, including Marketing, This Old House magazine,, This Old House and Ask This Old House TV. This position is a member of the Design team and works across the organization and mission. It’s equal parts production, creative design, and assisting design team members. The role involves design and production work including, but not limited to marketing projects, digital advertising, magazine editorial and ad pages, in-house corporate and brand materials, digital newsletters, video titling, and more, as well as supporting the creative director and art director as needed. The designer must be a self-starter, able to juggle multiple projects at the same time, skilled with desktop publishing programs, but especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, fluent in typography and image creation, and precise with production skills. Must have the ability to work hands-on from beginning to end of a project, as well as to work collaboratively with a team and with managers across the company. The position is based in Stamford, CT and reports to the Creative Director.

• Create print and digital ads
• Create digital newsletters
• Create editorial and marketing print pages for This Old House magazine
• Work with the creative director and art director to assign illustrations, diagrams, and other
• Create in-house promotional materials, stationary, cards, signs, etc.
• Create animated digital ads, and graphics and images for social media and other digital
• Work with Vox team and its Chorus platform re: design for re-launched
• Assist in creation of promotional graphics, images and artwork for content on
• Create graphics and typography for TOH video segments
• Work with the TOH Concord office to create graphics to support the This Old House and Ask This Old House TV shows
• Assist the Photo Editor with researching photos and organizing photo shoots
• Assist TOH executives in preparing Powerpoint presentations, for corporate, advertising and marketing meetings and events
• Assist the TOH Insider team with developing newsletters, web graphics, merchandise, and event graphics and signage for the subscription/membership product

Job Requirements:
• At least 2-3 years’ experience in graphic design work in related design role
• Strong proficiency and experience in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and able to work in Powerpoint and Keynote; experience with AfterEffects helpful
• Experience optimizing designs for online, mobile and digital platforms.
• Familiarity with trends in digital and editorial design essential
• Fluent with typography and image creation and manipulation
• Ability to work hard, fast, and precise, with a love of detail and a strong familiarity with production processes
• Capacity to quickly learn new software and equipment
• Able to work collaboratively as well as being a self-starter
• Essential: A joy and love of visual storytelling, art direction and graphic design, a hunger to learn, and a dedication to building a brand
• Interest in the home improvement space a plus

Type of Job: Design

City: Stamford

State/Country: CT

Duration: Full-time

Company: This Old House Ventures

About Our Company: This Old House is the number one multi-platform home enthusiast brand, serving over 33 million consumers each month with trusted information and expert advice through its EMMY
award-winning television shows This Old House and Ask This Old House on PBS (started airing 1979), its highly regarded This Old House magazine and its inspiration and information-driven digital properties, including Webby Award-winning

How to Apply: Please send your cover letter, resume with salary requirements to: