Visual Designer

Hudson River Trading

Job Description
As a Visual Designer on our growing Communications and Creative team, you will be responsible for creating print and digital content for HRT's internal and external communications. This is a new role, where you will need to work both independently and in collaboration with the team and project stakeholders. To succeed in helping us set the tone for our growing brand, you must be remarkably creative with a drive to understand and maintain HRT's unique identity. Responsibilities Execute design assets with a focus on motion graphics and kinetic typography for social posts, internal videos, web assets, etc. Conceptualize, plan, and execute content for different audiences and applications Assist in the development of creative assets and internal communications initiatives in accordance with HRT's brand guidelines Complete deliverables in accordance with industry standards depending on use cases Develop kinetic type, animated content treatments Profile Skilled designer with experience in branding or large-run print media Has experience working with a small creative team or can work independently (freelancer, etc.) Has built their own portfolio (independent of reels created with previous employer) Has worked with or for a public-facing client and received public feedback Familiar with internal creative workflows, including workshopping and internal approvals from managers/partners/stakeholders Skills 3+ years of graphic design experience Full Adobe Suite expert (PS, AI, AE, PR all required) Collaborative worker Creative and flexible, with the ability to take design critique and feedback in stride Demonstrates mastery of design principles Motion graphics experience is a strong plus Culture Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading. At HRT we welcome a variety of expertise: mathematics and computer science, physics and engineering, media and tech. We're a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automation in every part of our organization-from trading, to business operations, to recruiting and beyond. We value openness and transparency, and celebrate great ideas from HRT veterans and new hires alike. At HRT we're friends and colleagues - whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office. Feel like you belong at HRT? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we'd love to get to know you.