Production Designer (Contract Role)

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Sep 9, 2016 - Requisition No. 53994

The Bloomberg Marketing Studio:

The Bloomberg Marketing Studio is Bloomberg’s in-house marketing and design group. We work hard and we work fast. We cover assignments that range through digital, print, environmental, interactive and broadcast projects. We also have the capability to take on editorial, digital, design, production and project management. Our project managers are tasked with ensuring the smooth running of project work flowing through the studio, coordinating tasks and activities with creative teams, marketing managers and stakeholders to meet deadlines. We handle projects across the full spectrum of Bloomberg, both internally and externally.

We are looking for a versatile graphic designer that exhibits superb problem solving, design, and production skills to tackle day-to-day assignments. In this role you will be responsible for the accuracy, quality, and development of final production. You will also have oversight of creative files for print and digital deliverables. Multitasking is critical. You must have a track record of performing well in a fast past, dynamic organization.

We'll trust you to:

  • Efficiently execute a high volume of projects from start to finish in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Have the detailed understanding and technical expertise to assure quality through every stage of a project (i.e. using InDesign as primary layout application, spell-check, file prep, asset optimization, consistency, quality control, vendor management, and final output)
  • Have previous experience (but not limited to) creating print ads, sales collateral (sell sheets, brochures, white papers, web banners), evites, event design/collateral (signage, agendas, menu cards, invites, ppt presentations, premium mockups, booth graphics), client presentations, OOH/large format printing, premiums, story boards, annual reports, publishing, typesetting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills through email and in person.
  • Have experience in working as part of a creative team, with professionals of different disciplines.

  • Be able to follow creative instructions accurately and efficiently, from creative and non-creative colleagues.
  • Have the confidence to translate different styles of feedback into effective design solutions.
  • Have the ability to hunt for new solutions, methods, and materials—balancing broad solutions with time and finance constraints—and the capacity to educate on findings and best practices.
  • Work in line with campaign style guides across different formats while preserving creative continuity.
  • Accurately make client and proofreader copy revisions from annotated PDFs.
  • Establish, build, and maintain high levels of trust with team and partners.
  • Maintain and follow consistent server organization and file naming conventions of existing structure and process.
  • Work on both PC and Mac platforms; design will be on the Mac.

You need to have:

  • Prior in-house creative services or agency experience is helpful, but not essential.
  • Experience working efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment, “do-it-all” attitude with ability to take on both large and small tasks.
  • A high level of eagerness, curiosity, and is calm under pressure
  • Expert knowledge of print production and digital prepress processes
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat. Sketch and Podium a plus.
  • Digital design experience
  • The ability to prioritize and meet deadlines within a short time frame
  • The ability to review own work for quality control against client’s request
  • The ability to receive and implement art direction through layout revisions
  • The ability to work within and expand upon a dynamic and defined visual/brand system.
  • Experience in photographic selection, cropping and minor retouching is essential
  • ses and technologies

  • The ability to do focused, high-quality work under deadline pressure

How to apply:

Updated CV.

Updated portfolio, including: recent branding projects, typography work and any relevant digital work.
Written recommendation letters or client feedback is desirable.

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