Designer, W

New York, NY /
Creative – Design /
Full-time
W magazine is seeking a Designer to join its Art department. The ideal candidate has a creative mindset, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The applicant will work across all platforms of the W brand, including print, digital, social media, and video.

Responsibilities

    • Print and layout design
    • Establishing and implementing best practices for design on W's site and social media
    • Contributing art concepts in meetings with editors and the Art department
    • Conceptualizing design ideas, including photography and illustration approaches
    • Creating visual solutions for articles, including collages and photo illustrations
    • Video title design and minimal motion graphics

Requirements

    • 2+ years of experience in design with a strong portfolio of work
    • Strong typography skills and an understanding of graphic concepts
    • Creative problem solving and idea generation
    • The ability to collaborate actively as part of a mulitplatform team
    • Flexible and able to manage multiple projects  and assignments, while working quickly and within tight deadlines
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent communication skills
    • Experience with high-end photography and design a plus
    • An interest in or passion for art, fashion, design, and contemporary culture is ideal
    • Expertise in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, and some knowledge of Figma
    • Knowledge of digital design language and the ability to communicate with product developers
    • A grasp of the latest trends in editorial design across multiple platforms
BDG is one of today’s leading, global media companies with a portfolio of distinct digital and experiential brands that are shaping culture. Over 161 million readers turn to our brands — Bustle, Elite Daily, Inverse, Mic, NYLON, W, Romper, Input, and The Zoe Report — to hear from a set of diverse voices around the issues and interests engaging the next generation. BDG is headquartered in New York City.