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DIGITAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

New York City Campaign Finance Board

New York City Campaign Finance Board

Marketing & Communications · Full-time
New York, NY, USA
80,000 – 90,000 USD per year
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

The New York City Campaign Finance Board manages New York City’s small donor democracy program and educates and engages voters via NYC Votes. The CFB has enjoyed a tremendous arc of progress over its 30-year history, and our updated flagship small donor democracy program is the centerpiece of this progress.

We eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and amplify the voices of small donors with New York City’s small donor democracy program.

We are dedicated to making New York City’s local democracy more open, transparent, and equitable. You would be working with a team that is mission-driven and committed to continuous improvement.

The Marketing and Digital Communications unit leads the top-level marketing and communications strategy for the CFB and creates the strategy behind all public-facing materials that directly engage and serve the needs of five million New Yorkers in thirteen languages.

We’re looking for a skilled Digital Production Designer to join our talented Design team! This position would report to the Senior Art Director within the Marketing and Digital Communications Unit, working on a range of projects to help build strong audience engagement and learning across our social channels and websites. If you’re a motion graphics specialist with top-notch technical skills and an eye toward thoughtful storytelling, we’d love to hear from you! Please note, a portfolio of past work will be required for all applications. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating animations and motion graphics for organic social media and email blasts.
  • Producing digital assets for multimedia ad campaigns and lead generation marketing.
  • Illustrating infographics and other data visuals for reports, presentations, and social posts.
  • Providing design and QA support for print and digital multilingual assets.
  • Sharing creative ideas and collaborating with internal Design and Content teams, and external vendors.
  • Proposing and developing ideas to help boost engagement on social channels and interactivity on the agency’s websites.
  • Researching and staying up-to-date on industry trends and techniques.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & OTHER BEHAVIORS (KSAOs)

We're seeking individuals eager to make an impact, even if they don't tick every box on our job description. We believe in the power of diverse perspectives and the unique blend of lived experiences, non-traditional education pathways, practical know-how, and a variety of skills and abilities that each candidate brings to the table. If you're ready to learn and grow with us, we encourage you to apply and be part of our dynamic team.

Knowledge

  • Expert-level knowledge and experience of Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat).
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of typography, layout, balance, and color.
  • Intermediate knowledge and experience with print production, and social media trends.
  • Knowledge and experience in accessibility design and UX design.
  • Knowledge of fundamental design standards (kerning, leading, rags, etc.)

Skills

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication.
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere and Figma.

Abilities

  • Ability to remain flexible and calm while managing a high volume of work.

Other/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in good government advocacy, public service, and money in politics.
  • Knowledge of a language other than English is preferred but not required.

Additional Information

The City of New York provides generous medical benefits (including dental and vision through respective unions or funds), retirement, tuition reimbursement, and additional ancillary benefits. CFB offers a flexible and hybrid work schedule, opportunities for career development, learning & development (leadership training, coaching), wellness programs, and much more!

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact access@nyccfb.info or (212) 409-1800.

How to Apply

All applicants must apply through NYC Government Jobs | Explore Careers | City of New York (https://cityjobs.nyc.gov/)

  • Please search and apply to the job ID number listed above.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for consideration.
  • Note that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

For more information on careers with the NYC Campaign Finance Board visit our website at https://www.nyccfb.info/ to access the full listing of job opportunities and to learn more about our agency.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by at least twelve-semester credits (or the equivalent of twelve-semester credits) in accounting, auditing, business or public administration, computer science, economics, finance, statistics, graphic design, personnel or human resources administration, user experience design, or a closely related area of study and one year of satisfactory full-time experience in accounting, auditing (including compliance or investigative auditing), business or public administration, business analysis, computer science, database administration, economics, finance, fiscal or economic management or research, statistics, graphic design, personnel or human resources administration, user experience design, or a closely related field; or
  2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of experience as described in “1” above; or
  3. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” above.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy

New York City Campaign Finance Board is an equal opportunity employer.