November 2011 Archives

Art/Photo Intern, Parents Magazine

Parents Magazine is looking for an art/photo intern for the spring '12 semester. Candidates should be resourceful, responsible and able to learn quickly. You must be able to receive college credit and work at least two days a week.

Responsibilities include:

-photo research
-helping and observing on photo shoots
-maintaining the prop closet (organizing/managing)
-general administrative duties such as sending out messengers for props,
organizing film and sending out issues.

for ART
-silo'ing (or digitally "cutting out" images)
-maintaining the wall of mini print-outs of the issue
-placing text and art in layouts
-some administrative duties

+ more -- and this all depends on your performance and what kind of special projects we have going on (like our monthly iPad version of the magazine)

Fortune Art Department Intern

Fortune Magazine has an opening for an Art Department Intern starting ASAP. This position is part-time for 3 months, ending March 1. This is a paid position and you would need to be available 2 days a week.

The ideal candidate:
- has a strong interest in learning about what it's like to work in a magazine's art department
- willing to help with whatever is sent their way: from pulling and preparing entries for design competitions to designing pages for the magazine (both for print and tablets)
- has a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- has a positive attitude, is computer savvy, and organized

Good Housekeeping Photo Internship, Spring 2012

Good Housekeeping, a magazine of Hearst Corporation, is looking for a Spring photo intern for the Spring 2012 semester. The atmosphere is fun, relaxed, and very educational. Interns will learn about the daily activities of a large-scale magazine. This includes publishing, photo editing, photo research, and photo shoots (and much more). Interns will be primarily responsible for helping the photo team do photo research. However, interns will also be able to visit the in-house studio and go to photo shoots with the editors. In addition, the photo intern will assist the editors in various administrative tasks including contact with photographers worldwide. The intern MUST receive school credit and be able to work 3 days a week.

Senior Graphic Designer / Art Director

Reporting to the Creative Services Design Director the senior designer conceives, designs and produces branding, sales and marketing materials for Details Magazine and it's advertisers. Serving as a creative lead within the in-house creative services group, the senior designer will offer innovative design solutions for a wide range of projects including: in-book advertorials, micro-sites, viral videos, photo-shoots, sales materials, keynote presentations, banner ads, event graphics, invitations and more. We're looking for a designer who is highly creative, has a refined aesthetic and who is passionately engaged with contemporary culture: fashion, art, design, etc.

Please send resume and a link to an online portfolio to

Freelance Designer - OK! Magazine

OK! Magazine, a weekly national celebrity news/lifestyle magazine, is seeking a freelance editorial designer to create dynamic, fresh layouts under a weekly deadline. The ideal candidate must be skilled, efficient, highly collaborative, organized, extremely detail-oriented and comfortable with working under the pressures of a weekly production deadline. Exceptional skills in concepting, design and execution are needed. Expert knowledge of InDesign (with a working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator) and a background in editorial magazine design is required.

Art Director/Graphic Designer for Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

A luxury lifestyle magazine is looking for a freelance art director/graphic designer who is experienced in designing for fashion oriented and/or luxury lifestyle magazines.

Editorial Designer

Metaleap Creative is seeking an editorial designer with 5-8 years of experience who is skilled, efficient, disciplined, outgoing and extremely collaborative. This person must be hyper-organized, extremely detail-oriented and have a thorough knowledge of the print production process. Exceptional skills in concepting, design and execution are also required.

Photo Editor, Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening magazine is currently seeking a Photo Editor with a great eye for quality photography. The successful applicant will be self-reliant yet collaborative, hold a pro-active work attitude, and will enjoy being a part of a small, committed team. This position is located in Emmaus, PA.

It would be an advantage for the applicant to be fluent in color separation and correction processes and to be able to work collaboratively with the magazine's production dept to obtain the highest standards of print reproduction across all brand extensions.

Responsibilities include:
-Developing innovative concepts, assigning and producing photographic illustration for main edit features and front of book departments, working in close collaboration with the EIC, the Art Director and the other members of the edit, online and art team
-Coordinating and directing studio and location photo shoots for garden, food and lifestyle topics
-Identifying photographers and stylists who will bring a high quota of creative value to the brand
-Negotiating photography fees for both commissioned and stock-sourced images
-Acquiring first-quality imagery that meets the high content standards of the brand while maintaining budgets and negotiating effectively with vendors

Ideal candidate will possess:
-A minimum of five years of related work experience
-Highly detail oriented individual with good communication skills
-Digital online photo experience managing and researching stock imagery
-Daily photo production, retouching, and optimizing
-Adept at Adobe Photoshop
-Experience with Content Management Systems and keyword tagging
-Photo shoot coordination and experience a plus

Please provide a link to an online portfolio or other samples of your work when applying.

Meredith-Spring 2012 Photo internship

Meredith Xcelerated Marketing is seeking an energetic Photo intern for the Spring 2012 semester in their New York office. The intern will work on a multitude of projects such as the printed quarterly editorial Kraft Magazine for North American Publication, an interactive channel including websites and emails as well as many other special projects. The ideal candidate is an individual who can muti-task in a fast-paced environment. They need to be organized, motivated, and detail-oriented. Proficiency in Adobe creative suite is great. Positive can do attitude is a must! Interns will work closely with the Photo department to assist in day-to-day administrative tasks as well as production for photo shoots. Previous internship experience is a plus. Please note, this is an UNPAID internship and the candidate MUST be able to receive school credit. Candidate must be available to commit at least 2 days a week. Please email resume and cover letter to

Digital Imaging Specialist / Art Director

Inked Magazine seeks an energetic, organized, and hands-on multi-tasker to head up the prepress of their monthly magazine and the production and prepress of their bi-monthly magazine Inked Girls. The right well-rounded candidate will be expected to have a solid background in photo retouching, color management and correction, design and layout, and digital asset management. Magazine and or publishing experience is a must. The position requires the ability to manage multiple schedules and tasks simultaneously. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, self-directed, and capable of juggling day-to-day administrative tasks with work on current and future issues. The qualified candidate should have great attention to detail, and possess the ability to shape a project from conception to completion. This individual should excel at working both independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.

The ideal candidate will possess:
An interest in tattoos and music and a flexible, easy-going attitude! If you like the corporate world, this job probably isn't for you. Inked has a small staff of talented, creative people who work in a chill office environment. We get a lot done, but we like to have fun while we're doing it. 

Responsibilities Include:
- Producing photo shoots
- Coordinating with photographers (and others as necessary) to ensure delivered materials meet deadline
- Retouching and color correction
- Coordinating upload schedule with press
- Trafficking digital images and other related digital assets including digital and foreign editions
- Identifying and developing relationships with new talent to be featured in the magazine
- Design and layout

Freelance Art Director, Whole Living Magazine

Whole Living magazine is seeking a Freelance Art Director to work as a part of the team, to participate in the design evolution of FOB sections, and overall design of editorial pages. We are looking for a creative individual who has experience with editorial design navigation and should have a sophisticated design sense, strong grasp of typography, great attention to detail, and possess the ability to shape a project from conception to completion. This individual should excel at working both independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. We will also be creating an tandem iPad version of the issue during the same period and are looking for individuals who have had experience with tablet publishing, and how the printed page gets translated to a digital platform.

Art Director

Looking for a highly motivated person capable of multitasking in a very fast pace environment to join our team. You would be responsible for a weekly newspaper, one monthly newspaper and a monthly magazine. Excellent communication skills a must. Responsible for: -Execute all layouts within the publication. Flow all copy, design features and covers. -Meet with editors to discuss art/design concepts on a per issue basis. -Hire illustrators and photographers. -Color correct photographs. Process files for the printer. -Work within publication art budgets. -Able to work both independently and collaboratively.

Redbook Magazine Graphic Design Intern

Redbook Magazine's art department is looking for energetic design interns for the Spring semester of 2012 in New York City. Candidates should be eager to learn about how the design department of a nationally acclaimed magazine runs. Responsibilities include research, maintaining wall of printed layouts, and general administrative duties such as organizing reference material, photocopying inspiration material, and occasionally assisting the Creative Director. Design work will be assigned based on ability. The candidates should be resourceful, responsible, able to learn quickly and familiar with Adobe CS3. Most importantly, you MUST be able to receive college credit and work between 2-5 days a week from 10-6pm starting after January 2nd until the end of the semester. This is an unpaid internship, but the experience is great!

Bon Appetit Winter Internship

We're looking for a stellar intern that's passionate about editorial design, food and photography. You'll assist in designing pages for the current and upcoming issues, help in preparing for meetings, and learn about the editorial process at a monthly magazine. Some of your duties may include assistance with, our iPad application, the magazine as well as administrative duties. This is a credits-based internship

Design/Editing Internship, Variety

Variety, the premier entertainment resource, is seeking a Design/Editing Intern to join their Editorial Art department in the Los Angeles office. We are looking for journalism majors with a strong interest in the production side of print publications. Responsibilities include photo research, photo editing, page building and monitoring, chart creation, digital asset management and reporting. This internship pays $10.00 per hour and is based out of Variety's office in Los Angeles, CA.

Freelance Designer- People

People magazine is seeking a freelance designer to join our talented print team in New York, NY to be responsible for creating dynamic, fresh layouts for most sections of the magazine and ensure that layouts are produced on time. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, have a strong sense of typography, and be willing to take direction. Expert knowledge of InDesign and a background in editorial magazine design is required. Please provide a pdf or website samples of your work for consideration.

Bloomberg Businessweek Junior Designer

Bloomberg Businessweek Custom Publishing seeks a Junior Designer. This person will assist in the production of special ad section and custom content appearing in Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, and The person in this role will assist the Creative Director with the production of special ad section layouts, infographics, banner ads, landing pages, and mobile apps. This individual will also research photos and coordinate photo shoots, retouch and place hi-res images, and prepare art for posting to the website. In addition, the person in this role will create marketing materials, including sell sheets and presentations. All applicants should provide a link to their portfolio or provide work samples.

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. A major in graphic design is a plus.
-1 - 3 years of experience
-Excellent communication skills
-Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
-Expert Adobe CS skills (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver)
-K4 or Woodwing experience a plus
-Organized and detail-oriented
-Ability to meet tight deadlines
-Proactive and takes initiative to problem-solve issues
-Drawing/illustration experience is a plus
-Website design experience is a plus

Freelance Editorial Designer

Fashion brand with offices in New York City is currently seeking a freelance graphic designer to assist with magazine layout and design asap. Candidate will work on designing editorial pages and building graphic elements as well as working directly with editors to translate their ideas into strong visual design. Candidate must have superior design sensibilities, typographic skills, knowledge of color, scale and layout and a working knowledge of the grid system. Candidate should welcome multi-tasking, be energized (rather than deterred) by tight deadlines and possess a dedicated team spirit. Applicant's portfolio should display magazine editorial design experience preferably fashion related.

Art Production Associate

Men's Journal magazine seeks an energetic, ambitious Art Production Associate to assist the Art Department and Managing Editor. The Art Production Associate will clean up pages prior to sending them to prepress, send color to prepress as soon as layouts are approved, manage InDesign and InCopy templates and work with prepress to folio the book. Candidate will update the wall regularly (as layouts are approved and as map order changes), assist with creating PDF's and printouts, perform light design work and assist the staff with Men's Journal specific K4 questions and problems. The Art Production Associate will back-up the Managing Editor with trafficking, mapping and reinforcement of workflow.
The Art Production Associate must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in art production at a magazine. Candidate must be an organized, detail-oriented self-starter who can handle significant responsibility and work well in a team environment.

This position reports to the Managing Editor.

Photo Intern

Award-winning, technology magazine IEEE Spectrum is offering a paid (12 weeks, stating immediately) Photo internship in their NYC office. The ideal candidate must be creative with excellent communications and organizational skills. A strong interest in photography, magazines and technology is a must. Responsibilities will include photo research, silhouetting photos for print and apps, basic color correction and retouching. The candidate will work with the Photo Editor and Senior Art Director. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop required. Previous internship experience and web skills a huge plus. Candidate must be available to commit a minimum of 25 hours a week and either be enrolled in a college degree program where he or she has maintained a passing grade point average or have graduated and be within twelve months of that graduation from an accredited college or university. Please email resume and cover letter to

Photo Assistant, BACKPACKER, AIM Outdoor Group

BACKPACKER magazine is seeking to hire a full-time Photo Assistant to fulfill images needs for BACKPACKER's print and digital media. 

Candidates should have previous experience in a photo department and thorough knowledge of Mac operating system. They must be extremely organized, flexible, and able to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail.

Overall the duties are photo research, preparation and styling for product shoots, and administrative details.

Job Responsibilities -- Specific duties include but are not limited to:
-  Assist the Senior Associate Photo Editor with all photo department responsibilities
-  Edit incoming submissions to select the most beautiful, inspirational, and relevant images to match the locations in the text
-  Research beyond the traditional sources for photos (beyond stock agencies and photographers to: bloggers, hiking clubs, park/forest offices).
-  Research accurate and specific information for captions to provide the editors
-  Enter credits into layouts
-  Request and meticulously prepare hi-res images for the production department
-  Communicating with companies about PR photo needs
-  Photo shoot pre-production, calling in products, assisting in styling
-  Teaching photo department procedures to interns
-  Work with editors and interns on web production to attach photos to articles online
-  Communicate and assist other Outdoor Group titles with photo inquiries?

Minimum Job Qualifications:
-  Proficient in Adobe CS4, including Photoshop, Bridge and InDesign
-  Be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team
-  Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-  Be enthusiastic, reliable, eager to learn, and have a positive attitude

Desired Qualifications:
-  Familiarity with National Parks and other natural places
-  Relationships with and/or knowledge of individual nature photographers and their archives
-  Familiarity with the outdoor adventure culture Art Department Paid Internship is looking for an art/photo intern who will assist our online editorial team with finding and creating art to accompany slideshows and articles that run online. This person will research, size and prep images and associate them with articles using our content management system. He/she will also produce slideshows and perform additional photo/production/design duties as assigned. An individual with a background in design/web production is preferred. A passion and eye for photography is also important. This is a full-time, paid position.

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