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Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description

T Brand is a growing team of energetic editors, designers, strategists, and more who create branded content for the gamut of The New York Times's advertisers. Our work takes many forms - reported articles, documentary videos, animations, photo essays, social posts, podcasts, interactive data visualizations, event activations or Newsroom sponsorships.

The Studio is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to help brainstorm, design and execute innovative multi-platform native digital, print experiences, and beyond.

  • Genuinely creative, and overflowing with ideas
  • Effective communicator and phenomenal collaborator
  • Diplomatic, with great interpersonal skills & enthusiasm
  • Flexible multitasker who prioritizes their time efficiently
  • Proactive, organized, and solutions obsessed
  • A self starter who constantly identifies opportunities for creative problem solving


Designers on our team:
  • Contribute strong graphic design work consistently, requiring little oversight from Art Directors, Design Directors, and Creative Directors.
  • Design iteratively, with a grasp of typography, composition, messaging hierarchy, and balance.
  • Research visual inspiration capably (Photo, Design, UX, & Illustration).
  • Present and explain their design work effectively to cross-functional teams including Art Directors, Design Directors, Creative Directors, Strategists, and Program Managers.

  • 1-3 years experience working within an advertising agency, creative studio, or media organization with an emphasis on creating design work for a variety of clients.
  • Experience with complex, multi-faceted and/or multidiscipline projects that include varying stakeholders, both outside clients and within an organization.
  • Proven project management skills with ability to prioritize, organize their own time, and consistently meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Must be fluent in Adobe Creative Suite as well as Google Drive, Docs, and Slides. Experience with Keynote and/or Powerpoint, is a nice to have.
  • Must have some experience designing responsively for web using Figma and/or Sketch, and a familiarity with basic HTML, CSS, frontend design styling, and using a CMS system.
  • An interest in creating compelling user experiences, telling stories in innovative ways, and a desire to constantly push the creative envelope.

Applications without a digital portfolio will not be considered.


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.