Vox Media is hiring a

Senior Front-End Designer

New York, United States

Vox Media is a technology-driven media company. We're solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling, and brand advertising at scale—and empowering the most talented web voices and their audiences with Chorus, our modern media platform. We develop the highest quality content, conversations, and applications for a monthly audience of over 150 million passionate people around the world.

After years of steady growth, we're a well-funded company, supported by the same folks who invested in Facebook and Etsy, with business expertise and a successful business model to go with our editorial and technology foundation.

We got our start innovating in sports media with SB Nation, the largest and fastest-growing network of fan-centric online sports communities. We now have 8 brands including SB Nation, Polygon, The Verge, Vox.com, Curbed, Racked, Eater, and Re/code. It is an exciting time to be at Vox Media. Come join us.

We are looking for a Senior Front-End Designer to join our Revenue Execution Team. This person must show an interest for working in a fast-paced, agency environment. This person's work will range from building and producing our premium custom ad products, working with adjacent teams to develop reusable front-end frameworks, collaborate with a talented team of Designers to explore, concept, design, and prototype new ads that enable Vox Media to make money and grow. 

Responsibilities:

  • Build and craft premium advertising products using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Work with a team of Designers, and Front-End Designers, to fulfill campaign goals
  • Be an advocate for design internally and outside the company
  • Participate in brainstorms and collaborate with Designers, Front-End Designers, account managers, clients, and agencies
  • Take feedback from Designers and clients on the fly
  • Push our storytelling/UX/advertising into new areas
  • Connect, converse, and collaborate with teams and individuals across all of Vox Product to learn, tackle new initiatives, and meet unexpected challenges.

 

Requirements:

  • An expert in HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Have intimate knowledge of cross-browser, cross-breakpoint CSS challenges
  • Have a strong design sensibility, with the ability to take an established look & feel or style guidelines and run with it
  • Be comfortable providing creative critique and recommendations for client advertising campaigns
  • Experience developing creative in a variety of formats
  • Be a team player who has the ability to work independently
  • Thrive when faced with design and time constraints 

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with benefits. You'll be joining a family of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about creating for the web, building tools to foster online community, and doing work that's challenging and fun.

Vox Media is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

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