Junior Graphic Designer

Sony Music | New York, NY

Posted here May 20

Job Description

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Sony Music’s innovative and growing merchandising company The Thread Shop is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer who thrives in a creative and fast-paced environment in the music merchandising business. The ideal candidate has a passion for music and wants to conceptualize and contribute to creative apparel work for our wide range of clients. The Junior Graphic Designer will support our creative team and help to bring ideas, designs and product for our artists to life.


  • Strategize and execute apparel and merchandise concepts for various music artists for retail, e-commerce, tours, and events.

  • Create tech packs for new products/designs and mocks for clients.

  • Research and Create mood and trend boards.

  • Create pitch presentations to sign new artists or licensees.

  • Create and uphold brand design style guides.

  • Develop sketches in graphic design software.

  • Create aesthetic graphics for web, email, and social media purposes.

  • Edit lifestyle photos consistent with brand styling.

  • Review all projects thoroughly to ensure all aspects of each brief have been addressed, all artwork is original or cleared for use, and is suitable for the artist/brand, and all grammar and design details are correct.  Quality control is the highest priority.

  • Collaborate with others and present creative work.

  • Keep up-to-date with current trends in design and popular culture.


  • Proficiency in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Needs to work well both independently and with a team and display excellent follow through and self-initiative.

  • Capacity to take direction and embrace constructive criticism.

  • Must be ready and willing to take on any number of projects as needs arise, adjust priorities, and thrive in a creative and fast paced environment.

  • Display knowledge of typography, illustration, and composition.

  • Have an understanding of apparel tech packing including color call outs and actual art sizes.

  • Have an understanding of brand design.

  • Minimum 2 years design experience, specifically in fashion and/or music industry.

  • Music Industry background a plus.

  • Knowledge of apparel print production a plus.

  • Please submit portfolio with your resume.

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