Junior Graphic Designer

New York, NY
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
posted by:
Audra Kemmerling

Job Description:

  • This is for an 18 month temporary assignment
  • Must have digital portfolio link on resume to be considered
  • Must have proof of eligibility to work in the US as W2 employee, Sponsorship is not available

Our Fortune 500 News Media Client is seeking a Junior-Level Freelance Graphic Designer to produce creative, visually compelling graphics to support daily editorial content. Mainly in the areas of Finance. 

Job Duties: 

  • Fulfill quick-turnaround requests for charts, maps, social media fullscreens, promos, logos, and other custom topical images based on the needs of each show 
  • Cut out and color correct headshots 
  • Typeset and proofread text-based artwork such as promos, factoids, and infographics 
  • Create logos and custom elements for daily editorial show segments and business-oriented events 
  • Work with graphics production group and managers to determine the best way to tell each story 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Candidate must thrive in a live news environment with a heavy workload and tight deadlines 
  • Proven experience using Photoshop and Illustrator for broadcast design; portfolio required for consideration. Must be proficient using this software on Mac platforms. 
  • Ability to fulfill a high volume of daily graphic requests while conforming to established design standards 
  • Excellent time-management and multi-tasking skills to keep on deadline without sacrificing accuracy or quality of work 
  • Positive attitude: must be open to receiving assignments and feedback from team members at all levels while staying cool under pressure 

Desired Characteristics: 

  • ·Knowledge of After Effects, and other industry technology a plus

Additional Job Requirements: 

  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours 
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY