Posted: August 21, 2018

Digital Media Designer

Creative Services
Columbus, OH
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Highlights for Children, a family media brand that has been nurturing children with excellent, wholesome, and innovative products for more than 70 years, reaches over two million children every month throughout the world. Our wide variety of “Fun with a Purpose” magazines and books are dedicated to helping children become their best selves—creative, curious, caring, and confident.

Digital Media Designer


The Creative Services team is seeking a talented Digital Media Designer who will design engaging and innovative, on-brand digital marketing promotional materials/assets from prototype through the execution phase for all cross-functional marketing teams.

Deliverables include:

  • Emails, landing pages, microsites, homepage, display and paid media.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Thorough understanding of standards-compliant HTML, CSS, cross-browser compatibility required.
  • A keen familiarity designing to a Brand Style Guide and understanding customer behaviors/user experiences a plus.
  • Meet all timelines and deliver designs for Art Director.
  • Effectively conceptualizes and create distinct design executions which are clear, concise with a focus on solving project KPI objectives.
  • Stays current with design trends and advances in technology best practices as required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work quickly and calmly in a fast-paced environment, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively work with all business contacts.
  • Design (and code as needed) promotional marketing materials from prototype through execution phase (emails, landing pages, microsites, homepage, display and paid media)

  • Communicate effectively with partners through email, meetings, etc.


  • 3-5+ years professional graphic design and marketing experience preferred
  • Expert Creative Suite
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Email marketing experience utilizing Salesforce Marketing Cloud a plus
  • Usability and user experience knowledge a plus
  • Web analytics and testing experience a plus

Highlights is a mission-driven organization.  We help children become their best selves by publishing content and creating experiences that engage, delight, and foster joyful learning. Through the work we do and as an inclusive corporate community, we are dedicated to cultivating our best selves in our workplace.  We aim to hire talent that strives for excellence while doing the work they love, by enhancing the lives of kids and families.  We come together with a common purpose because we believe children are the world's most important people.  


The position is located at Highlights for Children business headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.

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