G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, The Root, The Onion and The A.V. Club, and reaches 100 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans. We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about.
About the Role:
G/O Media is seeking a talented Digital Designer to join our team to help tell the stories of our brands. You’ll work closely with the Marketing and Account Management teams to create digital advertising media units and materials, as well as various sales and marketing collateral. This position reports to the VP, Marketing and presents great potential to grow into managing and art directing campaigns.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Design and build, custom and templated, digital advertising materials, including unit mocks, rich media, banner ads, from both client-supplied and original assets
Marketing collateral creation, including Keynote and PPT decks
Liaise with outside vendors, freelancers and other members of the internal team
Graphic design elements for branded content, written and video
Design support as needed cross-departments
At least 1-3 years of experience in Design and/or Art Direction; experience in Digital Media is a necessity
Deadline-oriented, attention to detail a must
Expertise in Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, PPT, Keynote. Knowledge of HTML preferred.
Strong interactive design skills and an understanding of user experience
Keen interest in all things digital media and design
A thick skin when it comes to accepting criticism
Ability to bring our clients creative solutions that are both well designed and strategically on target
Ability to work independently and with a team of diverse voices – sales types, creatives, editors, technologists, and clients – in a fast-paced environment
Degree in Advertising or Graphic Design strongly preferred
G/O Media is deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are very strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.