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About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed (Ticker: BZFD) is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture & commerce, our brands drive conversation & inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, & obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news & entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, & creative; & inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders & creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks & HuffPost to come.

The Role

BuzzFeed News is looking for a designer with 2 4 years of experience, whos interested in working at a fast paced news environment. Under the guidance of the Design Director, who is based in New York, your responsibilities will include the creation & commissioning of illustrations, graphics, & visualizations that help explain the news, as well as the presentation of all manner of stories. You will also work with our Curation team to create graphics for social channels, as well as assisting the Design Director on longer-term projects. Candidates will demonstrate an eye for design & typography, have good organizational skills, & be able to manage multiple timelines. Previous editorial/news experience is preferred. Familiarity with HTML/CSS/Javascript is a plus, but not a necessity.

You Will

  • Create innovative, & ambitious designs for a variety of stories from all of our news desks
  • Work within a collaborative, multidisciplinary team that ranges from reporters to copy editors & curation specialists
  • Identify new talent & seek out diverse voices to create art for BuzzFeed News

This position is represented by the NewsGuild of NY. 

Part of what makes BuzzFeed a pioneer in digital media is our commitment to exploring new ventures that lead to spreading truth & joy. As such, you may be asked to share your knowledge with your colleagues through presentations or trainings, to screen & interview job candidates, or to take part in recruitment or networking events on behalf of the company and be part of a union 

You Have

  • 2 4 years experience, preferably in news or publication design
  • A portfolio of great work that shows the ability to assign & create illustrations, graphics, & other designs in a variety of mediums.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite & Figma. Experience with Blender is a plus.
  • Attention to detail & excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to juggle multiple deadlines & work quickly under tight time constraints.

Life at BuzzFeed

We celebrate inclusion & are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are  proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, & will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

You can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal & professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, & more
  • An attractive & equitable compensation package, including salary & stock options.
  • A generous benefits program featuring paid time off, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym & wellness discounts, & much more.

At BuzzFeed, we want all employees to feel safe & comfortable when they engage in any in-person meetings, when visiting the office, or when working from an offsite production or meeting location. As part of this commitment to health & safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Requests for accommodation per applicable law for health and/or religious reasons will be considered. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Note: BuzzFeed, offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) & open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, & WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, & VT.

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