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Design, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020
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theSkimms design team is a group of fast-moving & creative thinkers who thrive on creating beautiful products Skimmrs love. This role is a key member on the team, working cross-functionally with our marketing team, owning projects end to end, bringing theSkimms voice & brand to life.


  • Leading creative development based ong design briefs & projects that span brand marketing, product marketing, growth marketing & more.
  • Defining & influencing creative decisions in collaboration with our marketing team
  • Concepting, presentings & designing creative for projects cross-functionally across the organization.
  • Foster a collaborative process with cross-functional teams & lead projects from conception to launch
  • Work with the entire design team to evolve the design system, understanding the value of design patterns & helping to build & maintain a cohesive visual language


  • 6+ years of brand design experience
  • BFA degree is preferred
  • Expert Illustration Skills.
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects as well as Sketch
  • A sound design aesthetic with a solid understanding of typography & composition, & grids.
  • Familiarity & enthusiasm for theSkimm: brand aesthetic, audience & mission.
  • The ability to refine other peoples ideas & come up with new ones to create a highly designed visual experience
  • Can work collaboratively with a team, independently, & with direction
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment & make quick decisions


  • Familiarity & enthusiasm for theSkimm, & a passion for our audience & mission
  • Marketing agency experience


  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Catered Friday lunches & monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches & a roof deck
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter


theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed & empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, & more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives & we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

Please include portfolio link in all applications.

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

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