Highsnobiety is a global multimedia entertainment brand that inspires people to lead their most culturally relevant lives by covering news and trends in fashion, sneakers, streetwear, ideas, pop culture, music, art, and entertainment. Reaching 50+ million individuals each month, Highsnobiety is both an influential

We're looking for a professionally experienced, creatively minded, and culturally critical Visual Editor with a background in graphic design to join our social team in New York City. Our ideal candidate is someone who is highly social media-literate, constantly keeping abreast of the latest innovations and newest ideas in fashion and entertainment, has a sharp eye for visual trends and the capacity to create compelling graphics & treated imagery. They should be up-to-date on and excited about contributing meaningfully to online cultural conversations, progressively and anti-oppressively minded. Our ideal candidate is comfortable working independently and with a team, and has a unique perspective on how a publication can can become a leader within its own right using Instagram as its premier platform.

 

Your Mission:

  • Produce, edit, and curate highly engaging, social media (especially Instagram)-optimized visual assets on the fly — from conceptual images to infographics, zines, memes, original artwork, and more
  • Interpret editorial content from Highsnobiety.com into images optimized for our social media channels
  • Work with the Design Director to develop and expand Highsnobiety's graphic language on social media
  • Participating in the online conversation in a way that upholds the visual standards of the Highsnobiety brand at large
  • Creating hero images for important news stories
  • Initiative and risk-taking, questions the status quo and believing there is always a way we can be doing better

 

Your Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience creating visual content proven to garner social media engagement, either professionally or personally (experience working with ecommerce brands a plus)
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe CC  - Indesign / Illustrator / Photoshop (Knowledge of additional Adobe CC software is a bonus, but not essential)
  • 2+ years professional experience working in design
  • Strong typography and typesetting skills
  • A proficient understanding and constant consideration of Highsnobiety’s established visual language, audience and clients integrated into your daily tasks
  • Proven ability to work independently, taking ownership of the design side of the social team in NYC while liaising with the rest of the design team in Berlin
  • Experience and passion for design — Strong visual eye and attention to detail with a proven ability to think strategically and critically about creative conversations and ideas, both written and visual
  • Excellent English communication skills — both verbal and written — with a progressive and anti-oppressive perspective
  • Ability to work on time-sensitive, ad-hoc content in a reactive and collaborative team environment
  • Deep understanding of social media (especially Instagram), fashion, pop culture, and Highsnobiety's brand

 

What we offer:

  • A comprehensive Covid-19 remote work plan and related sustainable business model
  • High degree of independence and creative leeway
  • Compensation in line with market
  • Ability to gain skills at the cutting edge of the global media and advertising landscape
  • Employee benefits (health, vision, dental, 401K)
  • Motivating, international, and creative work atmosphere

 

*ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE US

Highsnobiety is a global community of independent-minded creatives & professionals: Every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression or genetic information. 

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