Senior Designer

Remote (United States)

We are seeking a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary Senior Designer to join our design team. This role will report to the Editorial Design Manager and will contribute to our award-winning journalism, including our growing coverage of Formula 1 and motorsports.


The ideal candidate must demonstrate a passion for visual journalism, have strong communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a meticulous attention to detail. Being a sports fan is a plus.


Responsibilities

This role will work closely with the editorial team to enhance articles, social media, newsletters and audio experiences with custom artwork, data visualizations, motion graphics and templates. A few examples of the responsibilities include:

  • Daily-basis: Use photos, type, vector elements, etc. to create bespoke hero images for articles and social posts.
  • Monthly-basis: Maintain and audit a library of editorial and social templates, creating new templates when needed.
  • Project-basis: Create mock-ups in Figma and partner with a developer to build dynamic, interactive storytelling experiences within articles. (Coding experience is not required for this role.)


Responsibilities

  • This role will work closely with the editorial team to enhance articles, social media, newsletters and audio experiences with custom artwork, data visualizations, motion graphics and templates.
  • A few examples of the responsibilities include:
  • Daily-basis: Use photos, type, vector elements, etc. to create bespoke hero images for articles and social posts.
  • Monthly-basis: Maintain and audit a library of editorial and social templates, creating new templates when needed.
  • Project-basis: Create mock-ups in Figma and partner with a developer to build dynamic, interactive storytelling experiences within articles. (Coding experience is not required for this role.)


Requirements

  • At least four years of design experience in a newsroom or other relevant industry.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, etc.) and Figma.
  • Ability to manage your time across several workstreams.
  • Data visualization and/or motion design skills are a plus.


The annual base salary range for this role is $92,400.00 - $109,200.00 USD. The total compensation offered for this position may vary based on factors such as education, experience, skills, and location. It may also include non-cash rewards and benefits. The base salary range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.


The Athletic offers unique perks and benefits to all full-time employees based on their country of residence. Our comprehensive US benefits package includes: 

  • Highly competitive, employer-contributed medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance plans.
  • Savings accounts for medical, wellness, and childcare expenses.
  • 401k retirement savings plan and employer match.
  • Paid time off including paid sick leave, 11 paid holidays, up to 20 days of accrued paid time off, and up to 20 weeks of Paid Parental Leave.


For international candidates: Our global benefits packages offer similar benefits and perks, competitive to the local market.


The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.


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