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Designer, Sweet at THE HEARST CORPORATION

Posted in Design 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Hearst Digital is looking for a graphic designer to join the visual team at Sweet, a new media outlet publishing on Snapchat Discover that covers style, beauty, design, entertainment, and more. This position reports to the art director, and will work closely with designers, animators, and editors to create short-form visual animated graphics that further the storytelling of our content and elevate our brand aesthetic. Sweet is a highly creative environment, where all team members are quick-thinkers who thrive on collaboration and have a passion for the topics we cover. The ideal candidate for this role would have at least some experience with motion design.

Responsibilities:



  • Take the lead on edition concepting and design, creating cohesive layouts with dynamic typesetting, and graphic elements, combining a variety of content with an elevated look and feel




  • Work closely with the art director to develop design strategies that enable us to meet daily deadlines




  • Create short-form motion graphics, animations, and gifs




  • Concept, design, and/or illustrate creative elements for animations on a daily basis




  • Own projects from concept to production, making sure we meet brand standards and timelines




  • Develop a working knowledge of successful design and animation techniques and pivot approach accordingly



Requirements:



  • Excellent design, layout, and typography skills




  • Some motion graphics experience




  • Good eye for tasteful, considered design and a knowledge of industry trends and best practices




  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment




  • Interest in pop culture and trends




  • Proficiency in Adobe CS, specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects.




  • Flair for producing shareable, digital-friendly web and mobile content, taking trends and audience response into consideration.




  • At least 3 years of experience as a designer