job opportunity // sports illustrated, senior designer

Sports Illustrated magazine is seeking a Senior Designer for its team in New York City.

The Senior Designer will report to SI’s Creative Director and will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects—independently and in a group setting. This is primarily a print position for the biweekly publication and its other properties, although all candidates must have a strong understanding of how print translates to all digital platforms. The ideal candidate is passionate about design and sports.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design for all aspects of the magazine, including feature stories, packages and FOB pages.

  • Translate print assets for digital executions (web graphics and long-form)

  • Approve final color before press

  • Collaborate with designers and editors from multiple departments

  • Assign (or create) illustrations and infographics.


  • 1–3+ years years experience as a print designer for a publication or media company, with a B.A., B.S. or related degree

  • A strong portfolio that highlights typography and layout skills across all platforms: digital, print and social

  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and Woodwing

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet their deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong communication skills

  • Illustration, Motion and Development knowledge is a plus.


Candidates should email their resume and portfolio link to: