Production Designer

  • SoundCloud
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Sep 12, 2019
Full time Production

Job Description

What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio.

We’re looking for an experienced Designer to join our marketing team and play a crucial role in providing support for our partnerships team. The Designer will work directly with our Creative Director to manage the details and processes that are required to bring creative ideas to life. 

Responsibilities:  

  • Collaborate with partnerships team on ideation and execution of all pre-sale pitches and post-sale executions
  • Develop scalable design solutions for all partner programs including (but not limited to) native advertisements, display advertisements, microsites, videos, album artwork, social, and events
  • Apply and ensure consistent brand voice and brand style across all executions
  • Design and manage internal sales resource repository including decks, one-sheets, icons, photo library, and templates
  • Ability to align our partner’s strategy and goals with SoundCloud’s to create innovative co-branded programs

Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic and a passion for design, the music industry, and start-ups
  • Portfolio that includes digital, print, and video design samples
  • Strong understanding of digital advertising and best practices
  • Exceptional design skills including layout, typography, product, photo retouching, illustration, and ad optimization
  • 2+ years as a graphic designer, production designer or similar role
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and other design tools
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro, After Effects or equivalents a plus
  • Technical understanding of the web development process and basic understanding of  HTML and CSS
  • Experience creating and/or managing media in a digital-focused environment
  • Experience producing print assets pop-ups and events
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects in a deadline driven environment
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and communication skills
  • Willingness to work in an extremely collaborative environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate design decisions and rationale
  • Ability to execute pixel-perfect production assets
  • Experience conceptualizing and executing art direction for photoshoots is a plus

Diversity at SoundCloud:

“SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.”