Designer (Remote Eligible - Americas)


April 6, 2021

    Content The Ringer
We are looking for a hardworking Designer to join the Ringer’s design department. Your chief responsibility will be to create engaging and on-brand graphics and designs for the website. You have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design, which capture the attention of those who see them. You are driven and responsive, attributes that are vital for quickly delivering appealing illustrations covering topics that drive the Ringer universe: sports, pop culture, technology, politics and more. This role will be remote, however, candidates on the West Coast must be willing to work an early shift that will typically start at 7:00amPT. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
About The Ringer
THE RINGER, launched by Bill Simmons in 2016, is a website, podcast network and scripted and non-scripted video production house creating an innovative blend of sports, pop culture, politics, and tech content. The Ringer Podcast Network includes over 30 popular podcasts, featuring chart-topping shows such as “The Bill Simmons Podcast,” “The Rewatchables” and “The Ryen Russillo Podcast,” among many others. The Ringer was acquired by Spotify in 2020.
What You'll Do
  • Help define design briefs, determine requirements, visualize and create graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos
  • Conceive and execute story art for the website
  • Use appropriate colors and layouts for each graphic
  • Work quickly and efficiently in a real-time production environment
  • Produce daily templates and executions for social marketing materials
  • Create illustrations and designs that meet quality standards under ambitious deadlines
  • Assist the editorial and sales teams with the creation of on-demand design materials

Who You Are:
  • At least three years of experience in graphic design
  • Drawing skills with an attention to detail (both by hand and digital)
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphic designs
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other design software/programs
  • Ability to work methodically, meet tight deadlines and thrive under pressure, which may involve working evenings and weekends
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • An enthusiasm and passion for The Ringer’s content, especially sports and pop culture

Perks of being in the band
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse. Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success. Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents. All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub. Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs. Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.