Graphic Designer

About New Lab

New Lab is a platform for scaling frontier technologies. We champion the world’s most forward-thinking entrepreneurs and partner with corporate and city stakeholders to catalyze innovation. Based in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, New Lab provides the tools and community that unite and support 600+ innovative entrepreneurs, designers, and engineers representing over 100 companies in a variety of fields—including robotics, AI, urban tech, agtech, and energy—and fosters collaboration and advancement across disciplines.

 

Position Description

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic graphic designer to join our team. This role will report directly to the Creative Director and is ideal for someone who is fresh out of design school or has 1-2 years of experience in a junior designer role. As New Lab’s designer, you will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary environment. While this position will be primarily focused on creating assets for the New Lab brand, there is also an opportunity to work directly with member companies by providing in-house design consulting services on an hourly basis.  We are a tight-knit team in a startup environment operating a unique, multi-faceted business and are are looking for exceptional raw talent—your taste and design sensibility, along with your curiosity and proactive nature, will ultimately outweigh any previous experience.

 

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Genuinely exhilarated by science, technology, and cultural progress
  • Able to think about problems conceptually, spatially, visually and technically
  • Unthreatened by what you don’t know, and in possession of a pronounced interest in the process of learning and acquiring new knowledge
  • Willing to work collaboratively on a team and to take direction well
  • Able to complete projects on tight turnaround times across media

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all information design, ensuring clarity, consistency and brand accuracy across all New Lab platforms, including digital, print, and environmental
  • Collaborate with creative & marketing team on maintaining and shaping New Lab’s Brand Identity and Guidelines
  • Design and produce assets ranging from pitch decks, event invites, infographics, newsletters, gifs, presentation templates, merchandise, etc.
  • Develop supporting visual assets for New Lab editorial and social content on a regular basis; understanding the technical requirements for producing content for both blog and social media formats
  • Assist in regular upkeep of visual content on New Lab website
  • Maintain clean and organized files, team folders, and documentation for all projects
  • Evaluate incoming design requests from New Lab member companies and offer hourly design services on a per-project basis

 

Skills:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong design aesthetic and attention to detail
  • Experience translating various content (raw data, storyboards, editorials, etc.) into visual formats
  • Experience putting together compelling presentations in Keynote/Google Slides or similar
  • Reliable, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • An eye for photography;  able to operate a DSLR camera, edit photographs, and build tutorial-level videos
  • Basic grasp of HTML5/CSS and the principles of responsive / adaptive design
  • Experience in web design / UI / UX is a big plus
  • Video editing, motion graphics & animation experience is a plus, but not required
  • Any knowledge of 3D tools such as Rhino, Cinema 4D, CAD, Sketchup etc. a plus, but not required

 

Location: New York, NY

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