February 2011 Archives

Good Housekeeping 2011 Summer Art Internship

Good Housekeeping Magazine is looking for a 2011 Summer Art Intern. The right candidate will hold many of the same responsibilities as a full-time staff member, including conceptualizing art for stories, collaborating with the editorial and photo staff and designing smart, attractive layouts. The intern will also have the opportunity to help style and prop in-house photo shoots, allowing he/she to follow his/her vision from concept to completion. Other daily duties include updating the mock-up wall, scanning, copying, and running errands. The candidate should be proficient in InDesign, and Photoshop. Illustrator skills are a plus. The candidate must be available to work at least 2 full days. Please email resume and at least 8 examples of your design work (or a link to portfolio site) to ghartjobs@hearst.com *This is an unpaid internship and the candidate MUST receive academic credit.

Contact email: ghartjobs@hearst.com

How to apply: Please email resume and at least 8 examples of your design work (or a link to portfolio site) to ghartjobs@hearst.com

Print Editorial Design

Accountable for all aspects of conceptual art direction, graphic design, layout, design production, and general aesthetics for the content of several of the University's most important print communications magazines. Work with writers, the Associate Creative Director and the Creative Director to develop conceptual, branded creative alumni publications. Serve as a contact with printers and color separators and approve color proofs, working with photographers and illustrator to commission or buy art for publications.

About Our Company:
Boston University
985 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Contact Email:

How to Apply:

Job Requirements: 
Strong editorial design background, working with tight deadlines. Please send a link to an online portfolio or pdf.

Digital Imaging Specialist

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is currently seeking a Digital Imaging Specialist for the Publishing Group to work on various titles as needed. The Specialist will be responsible for color correcting, retouching, manipulating, and trafficking images and other related assets. The Specialist must be able to translate mark-ups on proofs to actual retouching, and have the ability to turn work around quickly on tight deadlines. 

Requirements: Expertise in Photoshop CS4 and CS5, with a good working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Acrobat, and Bridge is required. Must be extremely proficient on a Macintosh Platform. Magazine and or publishing experience is preferred. Must have excellent communications skills, the ability to work as part of a team, and experience working with art directors and print production. An appreciation of the MSLO culture and an interest in the core content areas is preferred. A background in photography would be a plus. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including an occasional late night. 

Freelance Design Director

A premier retailer is seeking a Freelance Design Director to work on-site in an ongoing assignment. The position is located in East Rutherford, NJ and requires a car.

- Provide design direction for highly visual and competitive request for proposals (RFP)
- Oversee daily workflow and production of multiple projects for the retail industry
- Ensure consistent identity across brand related products, include digital and special projects
- Manage fast-paced projects, juggle multiple priorities and have strong presentation skills

About our Company: Peak AdComm is a full-service organization that provides comprehensive staffing solutions for marketing, communications, e-commerce and creative professionals in the advertising agency, corporate and new media arenas.

Company: Peak AdComm

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and online portfolio to adcomm@peakorg.com

Job Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree
- 7+ years of experience managing and directing design departments.
- Extensive experience concepting and art directing a wide variety of marketing and new business pieces, including request for proposals.
- Must have very strong communication skills and be able to navigate and articulate complex concepts
and editorial conceits with editorial, design and photo teams.
- Must be a conceptual thinker with strong skills at thinking and interpreting complex concepts and stories
- Must have very strong typography, design and art direction skills.
- Must have exceptional organizational and time management skills.
- Strong knowledge of design, typography, photography and illustration.

Art Director - Seattle Met

Seattle Met magazine has an immediate opening for Art Director. This position is a senior leadership position in an award-winning publication dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design and based in one of the nation's most desirable places to live.

RESPONSIBILITIES The Art Director will set and maintain standards for all art content --design, photography, illustration and production--for Seattle Met. Duties include design or design approval of magazine art content; assigning and editing photography and illustrations and cultivating relationships with freelance photographers and illustrators. This person must have creative vision, the ability to generate original concepts, a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for photography, and exceptional typography skills.The ability to create images using infographics or typography is a must. The art director will hire and supervise a deputy art director, recruit interns, and manage workflow with firm deadlines, and work in daily collaboration with editorial and production teams.  In addition, the art director will manage and oversee branding and design for marketing materials, direct mail, etc.

EXPERIENCE: Qualified candidates must have at least 5 years of experience designing or art directing for a national or regional consumer magazine and at least 2 years of experience hiring, managing, and mentoring designers; managing a budget; art directing photo shoots including portraits, food and fashion, still and documentary photos.

SKILLS: Education and techical background must include expert skills in InDesign, Mac Photoshop and Illustrator, extensive knowledge and stylish use of type, photography, and illustration. Best candidates will have a bachelor's degree in graphic design or similar field and bring outstanding conceptual and organizational skills to a fast-paced workplace. Web skills, including design, video, and interactive media are a huge plus. Being a magazine design geek and fun to work with helps too.

Please send cover letter, resume, and PDFs or links to relevant samples to employment@seattlemet.com and put "Art Director" in the subject line. No phone calls.
About Seattle Met
Seattle Metropolitan magazine has been the top-selling magazine in the greater metropolitan area, having won many awards including General Excellence from the City and Regional Magazine Association, Folio, Communication Arts, and multiple Society of Professional Journalists awards.  Seattle Met is published by Sagacity Media Inc., who also publishes Seattle Metropolitan Bride & Groom, Portland Monthly, Portland Monthly Bride & Groom.

ShopSmart Magazine Summer Art Department Intern

Overview: Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports has an exciting opportunity for a ShopSmart Design summer intern. This internship is currently available for summer 2011 in the Yonkers, New York office. Our headquarters in Yonkers is the largest independent educational and consumer product testing center in the world with more than 50 labs. Consumer Reports was recently named "one of the best places to work in Westchester County" by Westchester Magazine.

Join a team dedicated to protecting and informing consumers through various communication channels. This is a wonderful summer opportunity for students interested in gaining invaluable experience in a vibrant organization, working closely on issues affecting consumers. Summer internships will be available to current full-time students (undergraduate and graduate college students) or recent graduates (must be graduating in May 2011). Internship positions will start in late May and run through mid-August. Interns will be paid $15 per hour for a maximum of 35 hours per week for a total of 12 weeks. Academic credits can be applied if applicable (please specify in your application if your internship will be for credit and provide contact information for your academic institution representative).

- Fine Arts major - preferably in graphic design or photography;
- Interest in magazine publishing, design and photography;
- Strong knowledge of Mac publishing software, InDesign, & Photoshop;
- Well organized, detail oriented and able to handle changing priorities;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must!

Responsibilities: As part of the ShopSmart Design team, interns will provide assistance to the art department including photo research, assisting on shoots, prop shopping, cataloging prop inventory, and some design.

Consumers Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Consumers Union does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, religion, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status and any other category covered by applicable law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in the application or interview process should notify a Consumers Union Human Resources representative.

To apply, please go to https://jobs-consumers.icims.com/jobs/intro

Assistant Photo Editor

RUNNER'S WORLD is seeking an energetic Photo Department Assistant for their Emmaus, PA office. Interested candidates should have a strong interest in photography, excellent computer skills and a knowledge of Photoshop and Excel. A BFA in Photography or Design is preferred.

Responsibilities include:
-Organizing and logging images
-Calling in and sending out gear for photo shoots
-Photo research using stock agencies, photographer archives, and pr contacts
-Ordering final art for layout
-Scanning and uploading images to server for placement into layouts
Various administrative duties

Ideal candidate will possess:
-Excellent organizational skills with keen eye for detail
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Prior experience working in an art department in a magazine environment
-Ability to work under deadline on multiple tasks
-Self motivation and ability to work independently while working as part of a team
-Should be able to work fluidly with photo, art, editorial and production staff
-Ability to take direction and to learn systems quickly and adeptly.

Computer Programs:
Macintosh Platform, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe In Design CS4, Photo Mechanic,
MS Word, Excel, Entourage

Art Internship with Niche Media

Niche Media, a luxury magazine group, has an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced art department. The ideal candidate should be interested in magazines and be a self-motivated, creative and detail-oriented individual. Responsibilities include the design and completion of editorial layouts (primarily FOB and BOB departments) as well as support for the art department through a variety of media. Requirements: Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat. Previous magazine internship or some work experience a plus. This is a Summer 2011 internship that can begin immediately.

CBSNews.com Freelance Assistant Photo Editor

CBSNews.com is looking for a speed demon, who: Can rapidly find images in databases, the web and social media. Is fast on Photoshop (cropping and very basic coloring). Is quick to learn our CMS software for building slide shows. Monday to Friday / Day Shift. New York Office / No Telecommuting. Starts Immediately.

Paid Art Department Intern

Our small but nationally known upscale food magazine is looking for a part time PAID Art Department intern. We are looking for someone who is preferably a student in an art program (ideally graphic design) in the NYC area though we will consider all applicants who meet qualifications. We need an intern who can come in 1-2 days a week (around 10 hours a week total). It is important that you have SOME knowledge of the Adobe programs (mostly InDesign, some Photoshop and Illustrator). General computer proficiency is obviously required; we are mac-based. If you have your own laptop you can bring in and use, it would be a major plus. Daily duties include: magazine production work using InDesign, editing photography in Photoshop, doing research on different stories online, aid in organizing design details including fonts, colors, photos, etc. and helping with general office tasks. The office environment is small, tight-knit, and hard working though generally laid back. The Art Department Intern will be exposed to and learn how a magazine operates from planing to press. We are offering an hourly wage for the right fit for our magazine. Please send your resume and a short letter introducing yourself (formal cover letter not needed). A PDF portfolio or samples of your work (graphic design, photography, production, collaboration, etc.) would be excellent.

Contact email for this position: artintern.lci@gmail.com

freelance photo reseacher / production

the wall street journal photo department is currently looking for a freelance photo researcher with photo production experience. We are a 10 issue a year publication under new leadership. you will be working directly under the photo director. ideal candidate can start on Feb 16th to over lap with the out going person. The job will be for two to three weeks or possibly longer.

Bon App├ętit - Production Assistant/Associate

Reporting to the Production Director, the Production Assistant/Associate will be responsible for scanning and trafficking all art to prepress, placing APR images in layouts, flowing and styling text into layouts, as well as circulating proofs and shipping pages.
The ideal candidate should be well-organized and self-motivated.
Required: 1-2 years of experience in publishing working in either an *art or production department and be comfortable balancing multiple tasks in a fast deadline-environment. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator are a must. Familiarity with HTML, CSS, Flash, and video editing production with AfterEffects, Premiere or Final Cut would be a plus.

*This is not a design position but this person will be called upon to assist the art and photo departments from time to time.

Please send resumes to Jim_Gomez@condenast.com

Freelance Junior Web Designer - InStyle.com

InStyle.com seeks a junior web designer with strong typography skills and a background in graphic design, digital design, or related field for a freelance in-house position approximately 30 hours per week. Experience/education in designing for the web and proficiency in Photoshop a must. HTML, CSS and Flash skills a plus. This position requires minimal coding and will be primarily focused on creating on-brand graphical designs for the web in Photoshop. Candidate must provide an online portfolio for review, be extremely organized and detail oriented.

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