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Graphic Designer


Description

CoxReps & Gamut is searching for a Graphic Designer to join our marketing team in New York City.

As Graphic Designer you will work alongside our Director of Marketing to grow and enhance the Gamut and CoxReps brands and sales efforts. You will be responsible for creating dynamic, thought-provoking materials that span the CMG, CoxReps, and Gamut portfolios. You should be a forward-thinker and perpetual student with an eye toward innovation and the ever-evolving world of media. You will have experience managing digital, print and multimedia creative projects from start to finish. You should possess the ability to translate consumer insights data into compelling and cohesive visuals to be included in presentations, sales materials, collateral, direct email, web sites, videos and more. You will work with multiple teams including marketing, sales, operations, and leadership as well as other groups within the company on specified project needs.

We are looking for a designer with 5-7 years of experience in media, marketing or advertising; someone who has working knowledge of both TV and digital media, and someone with a strong portfolio of dynamic design work. The Graphic Designer reports to the Director of Marketing.

Job Responsibilities:

Work closely with the creative team to concept and plan execution of projects
Manage relationships with external vendors and internal clients to appropriately set expectations
Work closely with peer designers and directors to schedule projects and coordinate production
Elevate CMG, CoxReps, and Gamut brands through visually exciting presentations, branded collateral, sales materials, video, invitations, and direct email
Develop design ideas that work across media, i.e. website, social media, video, and print
Design presentation decks, proposals, one sheets, email blasts, trade advertising, event materials & all other branded collateral. Assist in creating graphically engaging new business pitch presentations and materials
Respond to marketing & sales team day-to-day requests
Follow project from concept to final approval ensuring integrity of creative concept is kept in focus throughout
Work efficiently under fast-paced deadlines, proactively getting briefs with feedback to be clear on the direction and minimize rounds
Create visual stories from facts & information
Solve creative and communicative issues based on brief
Coordinate presence at industry events including organization & implementation
Use effective time management and organizational skills to maintain effective workflow and meet deadlines
Stay current with the latest developments in the field of design and be familiar with industry marketing programs
Manage multiple jobs simultaneously
Work effectively with teammates

Provide general assistance to the team with ongoing projects
Ensure work consistently answers the brief in terms of look and feel, accuracy, functionality and brand identity
Create compelling layouts through excellent use of typography, color and photography that reflect the brand
Develop and adapt work with feedback, consolidating across stakeholders


Qualifications

5-7 years professional design experience in an agency, TV network, or media company
High level of competency in PowerPoint, advanced knowledge of industry standard design software and tools including Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign)
A keen understanding of design principles and best practices 
Ability to take direction to meet creative and business needs
Extreme attention to detail, consistency, and organization
Excellent production and project management skills
Strong time management and organizational skills
Must be adept at problem solving and thinking quick on his/her feet
Ability to multi-task and work effectively under tight deadlines
Proficient HTML, Flash, and CSS skills a plus
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic / Visual Design, Advertising or Marketing
Must have a digital or physical portfolio of prior professional work or school projects that can be viewed at request
Experience designing for print & digital
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Meticulous attention to detail & excellent organizational / time management skills
Strong sense of urgency with sensitivity to time pressures and multiple deadlines. Critical thinker & resourceful problem solver
Strong type and design skills
Openness to direction, mentoring and training to improve skills
Team player who can easily adapt to fast-paced, changing environments
The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
Must be exceptionally detail-oriented, independent and able to successfully manage multiple, concurrent project demands within established timelines
Good communication skills (clear and professional)
Must be able to demonstrate creativity and flexibility



About Cox Media Group

 

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

 

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-NY-New York-885 2nd Ave

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing