Vox Media is hiring a

Designer

New York, United States

Vox Media is redefining the modern media company by empowering the smartest creative voices – producers, writers, designers, and developers – with the technology and insights to create and distribute premium content that connects with an audience of 170 million people who look to us for intelligent content experiences.

We are looking for a Designer to join the Vox Creative Design Team. The Vox Creative Design Team works to advance our visual storytelling efforts for our advertising partners, on our platform and emerging platforms like Facebook and Snapchat. The design team oversees all aspects of design and visual storytelling for Vox Creative. We provide art direction, layout and user-experience design, photography and illustration direction, branding and system design, and product design oversight in both the pre-sale and post-sale venues. As a group we are smart, friendly problem-solvers who care deeply about creativity, aesthetics, form and function. Your role as a member of the Design Team at Vox Media is to be a design advocate for the organization at all times.

Responsibilities and requirements:

  • Be a voice for design and visual storytelling efforts for the Vox Creative team
  • Strong visual and interactive skills – HTML/CSS, typography, layout, color, motion, and user behavior
  • Create visual stories and designs that address business, brand, market, and user needs and interests on time and on budget
  • 3+ years of experience in design applied to brand marketing/advertising
  • Interactive/motion design a plus
  • Work as part of a fast-paced team. Work as part of a unit with the writers, designers, strategists, and developers to push creative and complete day to day tasks.
  • Shepherd improvements through the product lifecycle, from concept and experimentation through release, measurement and revision
  • Understand how to facilitate rapid iteration and work towards scalable solutions
  • You push to better understand audience experience and user context
  • You think critically and creatively about story formats, media embeds, user engagement, narrative structures, and new technology
  • Collaborate with Platform group to ease development, align initiatives with Chorus
  • Help maintain a productive and fun team environment
  • Win awards to help signal our strength

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.

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with benefits based. 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.