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Hot Damn! it's a Full-time job

Simons Foundation is looking for a Visual Designer/Producer, Quanta in New York, NY, USA.

About

Quanta Magazine seeks a visual designer/producer to assist the art department in creating and editing visual assets for web, social media and occasional print placement. The ideal candidate will be a skillful, inventive, digitally savvy visualizer who works well in a team setting, can conceptualize and execute designs according to stylistic and journalistic guidelines under tight deadlines, and can quickly familiarize themselves with new concepts, tools and workflows.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
- Collaborate with the art, web and editorial staff to design and compose graphic and UI elements, figures and other visual features for the website.
- Prepare visuals for publication, primarily for web (includes color-correction and clean-up, file conversion, resizing, etc.)
- Design assets including ads and promo materials for social media, web and print.
- Learn the WordPress content management system and assist on article production and layout as needed.
- Assist with infographics, visual research and video design elements.
- Help design and maintain internal documents (presentations, handouts, etc.).
- Support the art and editorial teams as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- A portfolio demonstrating a strong grasp of design principles, color theory and typography, with an awareness of current design trends.
- At least four years of experience in graphic/visual design or similar.
- Expertise in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
- Experience working closely with teams, explaining design decisions, receiving and giving feedback.
- Must be a proactive, fast learner who can research deeply and problem-solve, especially when confronted with unfamiliar tasks or subject matter.
- A strong interest in and at least some familiarity with science, digital media and journalism.
- Must be detail-oriented, organized and an excellent communicator who thrives in a collaborative setting.
- Some familiarity with basic code (HTML, CSS) and content management systems.

Company Links

Job Post Link

https://human.workingnotworking.com/unjobboard/9914-simons-foundation-visual-designer-producer-quanta

On-site required?

Yes

Experience

3-6 years

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Content Management, CSS, HTML, Wordpress

Date Posted

September 9, 2021

Managed By

Rebecca Tancredi

Fine Print

TO APPLY, follow this link: https://simonsfoundation.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/simonsfoundationcareers/job/160-Fifth-Avenue/Visual-Designer-Producer--Quanta_R0000863

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