Designer (Post-Sale)

7 days left

New York City
Mar 26, 2018
May 02, 2018
Full Time

Mid-level to Senior Interaction Designer - Full-time freelancer

WP BrandStudio — the branded content arm of The Washington Post — is seeking a mid-level to senior designer to help out as a long-term, full-time freelancer. The team is constantly pushing boundaries to create new and innovative native ad solutions for our advertising partners while operating similarly to a creative advertising agency within The Washington Post. This position will primarily focus on post-sale executions, but will still be expected to help out with any pre-sale and internal projects as needed.

Reporting to the Creative Design Managers of WP BrandStudio, the ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and a willingness to learn while evolving his/her skill set. She/he should have an interest in cross-media storytelling and looking to grow in digital storytelling tools (data visualizations, video, photography, interactives, etc.).

This is a freelance position based in NYC with the potential to go full-time. Please submit a cover letter and online portfolio to be considered.

Job Requirements:

  • Sophisticated design style
  • Great typography skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to brainstorm and add constructive design ideas
  • Ability to self-direct and see projects through to completion
  • Ability to collaborate with editors, strategists, developers and other designers
  • Ability to take constructive feedback

Experience Requirements:

  • BFA or related experience
  • Online portfolio
  • Familiarity with Adobe CC Suite (particularly PS, AI, ID)
  • Experience in visual design, interaction design and UX
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and web capabilities
  • Working knowledge of responsive design

Bonus points:

  • Presentation skills
  • Illustration skills
  • Video/animation skills
  • Experience with new technologies, like Augmented Reality
  • Branded content experience
  • Agency experience