Graphic Designer

Warner Music Group | New York, NY

Posted here March 25

Job Description

With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville; Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the groundbreaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

A Little Bit About Our Team

WEA Creative Services is a global full-service department that offers creative direction and support for WEA/ADA/WMG, artists and labels. We strive to enhance all areas of the business by providing concepts and expertise in design, visualization, and content to continuously match the evolution of the industry.

Why This Could Be Your Next Big Break

Present concepts, imagery and design that represents WEA, ADA, WMG and all related labels as companies who are dedicated to aesthetic integrity, high quality and excellence in all that we produce. Produce thoughtful and visually appealing products and artwork for marketing campaigns, presentation decks, promotional products, magazine ads, merchandise, social media tools, training tools and other printed materials. Develop and expand skill set in areas of design, merchandise, music, digital and entertainment areas, as well as strategic thinking and conceptualization.

Here You’ll Get To

  • Support all divisions of WEA, ADA and WMG with creative, thoughtful and stimulating art direction and design execution

  • Create a variety of marketing assets for artists tours, featured merchandise, and music release promotions

  • Understand and implement brand strategy for WEA, ADA and WMG

  • Develop and administer style guidelines for new branding initiatives

  • Design and install art for office and event spaces

  • Provide packaging and playlist cover designs for multi-artist, multi-label and catalog releases

  • Interact with a variety of clientele and collaborators including other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists

  • Work with Creative Services team members to assure design integrity, content accuracy and quality control throughout production

  • Traffic projects through approvals, production, distribution and archiving

  • Work closely with Product Managers to ensure all project objectives are communicated and achieved

Rockstar Candidates Will Have

  • 2-4 years of Graphic Design experience

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), & Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web

  • Familiarity with social media platforms

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines

  • Willingness to work as part of a team to achieve identified goals through effective communication, collaboration and cooperation

  • Positive attitude, & excellent organizational skills

  • A great portfolio that reflects conceptual thinking and production skills

It would be music to our ears if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field preferred

  • A love for music, and the entertainment industry

  • Interactive web design experience

  • Working knowledge of video editing programs to create video teasers, GIFS, animation for social platforms

  • Highly motivated and high level of initiative

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