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Hot Damn! it's a Freelance job

The Economist is looking for a Freelance Designer in New York, USA.


The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.

The Content and Marketing Solutions team at The Economist Group, develops and executes bespoke content-driven and marketing programmes that solve our clients’ marketing challenges in an innovative way using the full range of The Economist Group’s resources including advertising, social media and events.

Reporting to the Creative Director, the Freelance Studio Designer will assist in the development of compelling ideas and visuals for sales materials, content programs and promotional materials for The Economist Group and its offerings. This role will involve partnering with global teams across The Economist Group Media Businesses and working heavily in Adobe Creative Suite.

How you will contribute:
Collaborate across a variety of internal teams to understand project requirements and achieve deliverables
Work in Adobe Creative Suite and other applicable systems to produce final designs (e.g. presentations, banners, user interfaces, websites)
Provide day-to-day design recommendations for client programs
Have a strong creative vision and relentlessly elevate the output of the design team
Quickly grasp and sublimate concepts and actively participate in brainstorms
Experience, skills and professional attributes

The ideal skills for this role are:
Up to three years of experience as a Junior Designer
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite focusing on InDesign, Photoshop and XD
Understanding of both digital and traditional design
Understanding of visual design (user experience, color theory, layout, type and fonts, hierarchy )
A keen eye for detail
Creativity skills and problem-solving aptitude

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On-site required?



1-3 years


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, PowerPoint

Date Posted

November 26, 2019

Managed By

Tim Stevenson

Fine Print

If this role matches your skills, experience and motivations then please submit your CV with a covering note identifying why you feel you would be a great addition to the team along with your salary expectations.

In return, we provide a supportive and progressive environment with a wide range of opportunities for you to grow both personally and professionally.

The Economist Group values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.