The Junior Digital Designer (In-house Freelance) will support the Design team. He/she will work on a variety of digital assets from development to execution to produce on-brand marketing materials across website, emails, digital advertising and social media platforms. He/she will should have a deep working knowledge of direct response strategies and design principles and be able to design within the brand’s identity and maintain consistency of design across each project.

This in-house assignment (up to 40-hours per week) will consist of a 5-day work schedule in our NYO until the move to our new headquarters office in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, anticipated to occur in July 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare digital files for web, including optimization, slicing, and delivery
  • Crop and resize imagery for use across all digital channels
  • Layout website content within our new site launch templates, including banners, content blocks, and landing pages
  • Fulfill digital advertising needs including display banners, image carousels, and link ads
  • Design emails and email banners
  • Create animated gifs and selling tools
  • Be a brand guardian by maintaining brand voice and guidelines across all assets
  • Collaborate closely cross-functionally with other teams
  • Provide support with research, swiping, concepts, mock-ups and presentations
  • Stay abreast of new design trends, functionalities, best practices, and competitor work
  • Adherence to project calendars


Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Fine Arts in Graphic Design or equivalent from an accredited college
  • 3+ years’ experience in design experience
  • Must have a strong ability to design with a fashion/luxury aesthetic
  • Ability to manage expectations, set deadlines and follow up on projects with a strong sense of urgency
  • Clean, sophisticated, and modern creative aesthetic
  • Experience with moving graphics and big plus
  • Demonstrate understanding of website usability/web optimization
  • Ability to translate business needs into visually beautiful and compelling experiences
  • Ability to take creative feedback and execute updates quickly and seamlessly
  • Must have a working knowledge of capabilities and best practices across desktop and mobile environments
  • Must be extremely detail-focused
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced creative environment
  • Must be a team player and be able to interact across departmental divisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintain a positive, enthusiastic and energetic demeanor to help foster an upbeat working environment
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud

 

All applicants must submit an online portfolio or PDF of work samples demonstrating skill in digital design along with their resumes. The portfolio should showcase a strong sense of typography, graphic layout and image/copy content.

 

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Please submit all resumes to Lafayette 148 New York at careers@lafayette148.com