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Designer, Marketing, Audio

The New York Times k

New York, NY

Oct 18
Job Description

As we continue to build our dynamic award-winning in-house creative team, we’re looking for a designer to help us market our audio franchises. You will play an important role in concepting, developing and leading digital campaigns and marketing The Times’s world-class audio journalism, which includes “The Daily,” “Still Processing,” “Modern Love,” “The Argument,” “Sway” and “Serial,” as well as Audm, a narrated article subscription product. This designer will sit on the marketing team and report to the senior art director of audio marketing.

You’ll work with other marketing creative team members (writers and designers), but also with our colleagues in audio marketing, product and the newsroom. We are looking for candidates who have talent and depth in designing across multiple channels or multifaceted consumer-facing brand campaigns. We want a designer who loves ideas and making them come to life. It’s our hope that you will help us create concepts that inspire and excite others, and then present them effectively and enthusiastically.

We will look to you to bring unexpected, yet deeply resonant, thinking about how to market our audio journalism — how to help our readers and listeners keep up with our shows and storytelling and deepen their connection to the New York Times brand.

Job Summary

The New York Times marketing team is looking for a mid level designer to support the growing audio team. You will work with the senior art director to concept and produce creative campaigns for The New York Times’s wide portfolio of audio products and beyond. You will also work closely with designers, writers, strategists, audio producers and project managers to oversee the creative development of projects and determine the creative outcomes. You bring with you a foundation in graphic design: a command of type, composition, color, motion and a high level of craft. You are someone who has lots of ideas and presents thought-provoking work with care and thoughtfulness. An enthusiastic collaborator, you work with team members to align around solutions.

What you’ll do:

- Craft compelling stories around New York Times podcast and audio content.

- Translate brand strategy and identity into inspiring creative concepts.

- Develop campaigns that live across multiple channels (social, display, print, email and more) to attract and retain new audiences for New York Times audio.

- Work collaboratively from creative briefs and address feedback from partners to refine concepts. Be comfortable with changes to strategy or approach.

- Craft compelling presentations that provide rationale for your design approach and present to a broad group of colleagues, including leadership.

- Partner with writers, marketers and product designers to create visual consistency between product marketing, brand marketing and editorial content.

- Review design work with senior creative staff and adjust based on feedback.

- Promote creative standards and design with strategic intent.

What you’ll bring:

- 5+ years graphic design experience and familiarity developing brands and campaigns.

- Proficiency in the formal elements of design, including typography, composition, color, motion and upholding a high level of craft.

- Fluency with the software used in the design process, including the full Adobe Creative Suite and Figma.

- Experience with motion graphics.

- Understanding of the social media ecosystem and instinct for how brands should participate in an authentic way.

- Engage with others to cultivate an environment of learning and constructive dialogue about our work.

- An interest in podcasts and audio as it relates to design and marketing.

Benefits and Perks

- Support our original, independent and deeply reported journalism.

- We provide health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families.

- We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.

- We offer a generous parental-leave policy. Both birthing and non birthing parents are eligible to receive 20 weeks paid leave, and an additional six weeks unpaid parental leave.

- We are committed to career development and ongoing learning, and provide employees $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement.

- We have frequent panel discussions and talks by different newsmakers and industry leaders.

- Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups.

B.A., B.F.A. or M.F.A.


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

The New York Times

The New York Times is dedicated to helping people understand the world through on-the-ground, expert and deeply reported independent journalism.

Our mission is simple: We seek the truth and help people understand the world. This mission is rooted in our belief that great journalism has the power to make each reader’s life richer and more fulfilling, and all of society stronger and more just.

At The Times, our mission and values guide the work we do every day. By acting in their spirit, we serve readers and society, ensure the continued strength of our journalism and business, and foster a healthy and vibrant Times culture.