Full Time Job

Editorial Designer, Digital

NBC News

New York, NY 10-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The News Digital Art & Photo team is looking to hire an Editorial Designer to creatively lead and conceptualize the look and feel of the TODAY.com site and corresponding platforms.

• Creating photo-heavy article illustrations with Photoshop and Illustrator to lead stories on today.com and our social platforms
• Selecting and editing news and stock images for inclusion in stories published on today.com and our social platforms
• Designing and producing visual interactive stories for today.com by utilizing best UX principles and consistent art direction
• Developing and designing suites of social graphic templates and designing specialized, one-off social graphics for breaking and developing news stories for use on TODAY's social platforms
• Designing newsletter graphics for TODAY
• Designing banners, logos, and bugs for misc TODAY.com projects
• Managing multiple high-priority projects and deadlines simultaneously

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

• 4+ of experience working in editorial design or

comparable design industry.
• Portfolio that demonstrates an eye for and experience in

storytelling, photography, concept, composition, color

and typography.
• High-level proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator,

inDesign and Figma.
• Familiarity with design systems and designing for a multi-

platform brand at scale.
• Able to work easily between multiple content and CMS

types to publish work on fast-paced deadlines.

Desired Characteristics
• Appreciation for TODAY's broad range of topics and

personalities – hard news, entertainment, lifestyle,

celebrities, newsmakers and ordinary individuals - with a

good grasp of topics and stories of high interest to

women and young families – is necessary
• Proven news judgment, high ethical standards and

strong interpersonal skills.
• Flexibility and the ability to meet deadlines while

managing multiple projects. Must be self-motivated while

maintaining a collaborative team orientation
• Strong candidates with equivalent experience and

education may be considered

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rox18p-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.