• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2019-03-21

Graphic Designer - Citi Research

Graphic Designer - Citi Research

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Research
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19005457


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Graphic Designer - Citi Research

Citi Research is seeking a Graphic Designer. The successful candidate for this New York-based role will play a key role in executing our digital research product strategy. With industry-leading research on equities, fixed income, commodities, currencies, politics, and economics, Citi Research enjoys an unparalleled global presence, operating in more than 30 research offices covering roughly 70 countries, and our clients include the world's leading institutional investors and high net worth individuals. We are also at the vanguard of digital research content delivery, and we are constantly enhancing the visual impact of our content with infographics, high-resolution images, interactive charts, and other features to meet the increasingly diverse needs of our clients.

Job Description
• An exciting opportunity exists to join Citi Research's Product Strategy team as a Graphic Designer.
• Based in New York, the role will appeal to a highly motivated individual looking to leverage their considerable graphic design and data visualization experience to ensure that Citi Research's publications and multimedia products meet the highest standards of design quality and integrity. The Graphic Designer will work with Citi Research's analysts, strategists, authors, and publications support team to design and implement infographics and other key graphic assets in Citi Research products.

• Prototype and execute designs for research content in both digital and print formats
• Design HTML renditions, components, exhibits, infographics that appeal to and meet the needs of Citi Research clients
• Work with authors on converting raw data and insight into compelling exhibits, infographics, and visual products
• Analyze existing premium products for visual effectiveness, recommend improvements, work with authors to implement, and analyze the impact
• Develop research design standards and best practices to scale across a global organization
• Monitor the publications queue, checking/correcting formatting and finalizing products for publication


• Excellent communication skills - must be a confident and effective communicator at all levels and be able to deal with difficult/strong personalities.
• Flexibility and ability to work well within a team.
• A positive attitude combined with an ability to take initiative.
• Ability to pick up new tasks quickly
• Accuracy and close attention to detail.
• Ability to remain calm and efficient, particularly when working to tight deadlines
• Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize tasks
• Methodical approach and strong organizational capabilities

• 2+ years in digital and print publishing of editorial or research content
• Online portfolio demonstrating digital and print content designs
• Experience with data visualization and infographics
• Ability to shift between deadline pressure and longer-term projects
• Ability to tell stories with complex data
• Ability to work effectively with demanding internal clients across multiple cultures and geographies
• Experience in financial services publishing strongly preferred

• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Advanced knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Fireworks)
• Publication layout design
• Working knowledge of HTML, SVG and CSS preferred
• Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut, or other video editing software a plus
• A strong command of the English language (oral and written) is essential