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Senior Graphic Designer

Concord k

New York, NY

Apr 20
Job Description

CONCORD IS THE INDEPENDENT, WORLDWIDE LEADER IN THE DEVELOPMENT, ACQUISITION, AND MANAGEMENT OF RECORDED MUSIC, MUSIC PUBLISHING, AND THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE RIGHTS.

With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Miami, London, and Berlin, Concord has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters, and a vast and historic catalog of works by some of the most treasured names in music history.

KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids, featuring today's biggest global pop hits, "sung by kids for kids." In 2021, KIDZ BOP is celebrating its 20th birthday, and since its launch, the family-friendly music brand has sold more than 22.5 million albums and generated over 6.5 billion streams. KIDZ BOP connects with kids and families through its best-selling albums, music videos, consumer products and live tours.

As the Senior Graphic Designer, you will bring the brand’s vision to life through fun, high-quality graphic content. In this role, you will be a creative self-starter with a pop culture sensibility, working across multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced (and very fun) environment. Above all, we strive to exemplify Concord’s core values; to celebrate artistry, act with integrity, empower our community, and create opportunity.

What you'll do:

Conceptualize and oversee all creative elements for the brand
Design album & consumer product packaging, promotional & collateral materials, POP/POS materials, print & digital ads, and live event graphics
Implement creative, high quality design solutions that meet core marketing & advertising, sales and digital strategies for the brand
Ensure brand & design consistency across all media and sales platforms by working collaboratively with the global music, marketing, digital, social media, production and live touring departments
Partner with the marketing department to liaison with external partners to direct the implementation of key brand assets
Assist in the creation of graphics packages for TV commercials and music video content
Ensure projects follow the production schedule to meet all deadlines
Manage and Art Direct the development of brand style guides
Help art direct multiple talent photo shoots annually, managing a variety of budgets
Photo Editing: select & prepare photos for use in packaging and marketing materials
Art direct in-house and freelance designers
Manage Jr. Designer
Manage design budgets

What you'll need to succeed:
Ideal candidate will have 5+ years of commercial design experience within the consumer products, music and/or branded entertainment space
BFA in Art & Design
Extensive knowledge of design programs is essential, including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator)
Proven ability to produce high-quality creative
Understanding of motion graphics
Understanding of typography, layout & information architecture
Working knowledge of printing procedures, photography and illustration
Critical eye for composition and color theory
Ability to trend forecast a plus
Experience working on national marketing & advertising campaigns
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Outstanding creative thinking skills
Understanding of marketing & branding concepts
Flexibility to deal with last minute projects and unforeseen issues
Successful candidate is a creative self-starter with a pop culture sensibility who can work on multiple projects simultaneously
Must submit an online portfolio for review
At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.

Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures

Concord

CONCORD RECORDED MUSIC
Concord Recorded Music is comprised of five active labels across many musical genres: Concord Records, Fantasy Records, Fearless Records, Loma Vista Recordings and Rounder Records. Concord is also home to the #1 kids’ music brand, KIDZ BOP.

The company’s historical labels are managed by its Craft Recordings team, and include such storied imprints as Fania, Independiente, Milestone, Musart, Nitro, Pablo, Prestige, Riverside, Savoy, Specialty, Stax, Telarc, Varèse Sarabande, Vee-Jay and Wind-up. Concord's master recording portfolio contains more than 260,000 active song recordings and includes no less than 284 GRAMMY® winners (representing over 6.5% of all the GRAMMYs® ever awarded) and over 400 gold, platinum, multi-platinum and diamond RIAA certifications across 215 titles.

CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING
Concord Music Publishing represents more than 400,000 copyrighted works by the world’s most celebrated songwriters, composers and lyricists. Spanning nearly two centuries of song, through a vast array of genres and territories, Concord Music Publishing also supports a diverse group of contemporary creators producing important and popular new songs and musical works. Concord Music Publishing is home to the world’s leading classical music publisher, Boosey & Hawkes, and operates exclusive joint ventures with top pop music publisher, Pulse Music Group and Hillary Lindsey’s Hang Your Hat.

CONCORD THEATRICALS
Concord Theatricals is the world’s most significant theatrical company, comprising the catalogs of Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatricals, Samuel French, Tams-Witmark and The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection. Concord Theatricals is the only firm providing truly comprehensive services to the creators and producers of plays and musicals, including theatrical licensing, music publishing, script publishing, cast recording and first-class production.