December 2011 Archives

Spring Intern, Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine

Every Day with Rachael Ray (Meredith Corporation) is seeking a graphic design student for a spring internship in the Art Department. The intern will assist in the daily work-flow of the magazine. Duties will include: updating layouts, scanning art, maintaining walls, assisting in design, and some administrative tasks for the design team. The best candidate for this job will be someone who is flexible,enthusiastic, well-organized and have a passion for magazine design. If you sketch, doodle or draw, that is a plus! Applicants MUST receive college credit for the internship, this position is unpaid. Please email with your resume, samples of work and a note telling us about yourself.

Out Magazine: Art Department Internship, Spring 2012

Out Magazine is looking for a motivated Art intern with a passion for editorial design to work 2-3 full days a week during the Spring semester. Intern will work closely with the associate art director and will be responsible for assisting with front of book design and illustrations, photo and concept research, updating the mock-up book, attending meetings, and possibly assisting on still-life and celebrity photo shoots. Prior design experience preferred. This is an UNPAID internship. However, candidates are eligible for college credit if approved. Working knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign required.

Adobe DPS designers and producers

Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and stylesheet-savvy. InDesign CS 5.5. and DPS knowledge mandatory. Needed for project work in our Montclair studios, could turn into full-time.

Adobe DPS designers and producers

Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and stylesheet-savvy. InDesign CS 5.5. and DPS knowledge mandatory. Needed for project work in our Montclair studios, could turn into full-time.

Associate Photo Editor

Good Housekeeping seeks an Associate Photo Editor with 2-3 years of experience to join our ever expanding and fast growing magazine. The right candidate has a love for beautiful photography and a commitment to innovative and fresh ideas. Great organizational skills are a must. This team player is a go-getter and is ready to hit the ground running in a fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities include:
-Produce in house still-life shoots
-Handle all photo research using stock photo websites
-Aids in coordinating Feature photo shoots
-Supervises interns
-General knowledge of photographers, studios, and stock photo agencies is a must

Please send a cover letter and resume to

Freelance Jr. Production Designer

New York Magazine - Weddings New York Magazine is currently seeking a Freelance Jr. Production Designer to assist in the design and production of the Weddings Spring 2012 issue.

The ideal candidate for this position should have 3+ years of experience in editorial design/production and familiarity working with this type of content. Very thorough knowledge of K4 Publishing System and CS5 is a must as well as excellence in handling complex page design and typography.

This position will work very closely with the Art Director, photo editors and editors under tight deadlines. Responsibilities include designing pages, attaching text to layouts, preparing files, creating mini boards of layouts/photos and submitting proofs to editors. This is a 2-month position starting around January 9. 

To be considered, please send a resume and link to website/pdf portfolio to

Thank you!

Creative Department Assistant

Trunk Archive is expanding rapidly and looking for an employee to support the Creative Director on a daily basis. The company seeks creative thinkers with a passion for photography, strong work ethics, who thrive in a collaborative environment, have the ability to multi-task and quickly adapt to a fast-paced and constantly evolving industry. This is a ''stepping stone'' position for the right candidate offering exposure to various aspects of the Photography Licensing industry. Responsibilities: Support the Creative Department on a daily basis by assisting with the following: Archive management and maintenance of photo database. Research and request new work, follow up, and keep track of photographers submissions. Artist communication and outreach Photo editing of incoming submissions Design and production of marketing and promotional materials

Art Director

Observer Media Group seeks an Art Director with extensive creative experience, strong visual design skills, and a discerning eye for color, style and design. The Art Director will be responsible for multiple magazine products in the luxury space and will also have an advisory role in the design of The New York Observer print newspaper. This position will work collaboratively with a cross-functional team.

Story Worldwide Spring Internship

Story Worldwide is looking for a gifted and motivated intern to join our design team for the Spring semester. The intern will assist on a variety of projects, including the production of Endless Vacation magazine, both print and iPad editions. We are seeking someone with a strong interest in publication design, who is also knowledgeable and excited about digital and multi-media formats. Candidates should have a keen sense of design, strong working knowledge of InDesign and Illustrator, and basic knowledge of HTML and Flash. This intern should be available to work three days a week in our midtown New York office from 10AM to 6PM, be able to attend industry events, and will be compensated with a daily food/travel stipend. Please send a resume and portfolio (PDF or online link) to

Washingtonian Magazine Art Internship

Washingtonian Magazine, located in Washington, DC is currently looking for an enthusiastic art intern for the spring 2012 semester. An ideal candidate has a strong interest in editorial design and a love for the DC area. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Duties will include assisting the art department with designing layouts for FOB and BOB sections, creating graphics for, and attending art/photo meetings to discuss planning for each month's issue. Previous experience at a magazine and/or knowledge of K4 is a plus, but not required.

Esquire Magazine SPRING 2012 Art Intern

Esquire magazine (Hearst Corporation) is seeking a junior or senior graphic design student for an internship in the Art Department. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine. Duties will include: updating layouts, minor imaging work, and some design. Candidates should have an interest in magazine publishing, strong working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop. Duration: Spring Semester Applicants must receive college credit for the internship. You must turn in a letter on college letterhead stating you will receive credit. The letter must be signed by a professor, advisor, or the registrar. This position is unpaid. A commitment of 3 days a week is required, from 10 am to 6 pm (flexible). Please send all resumes to by December 31st.

Conde Nast Internship Opportunity: Details/Photo

Conde Nast is offering a highly competitive and educational photo editorial internship for the Spring 2012 semester at Details magazine. The ideal Candidate should major in photography and have a keen interest in the multi-media industry. S/he should be at least, a college sophomore who will be able to receive credit for participating in this program.  The Intern Program will allow students to gain exposure to the industry and will provide a real-world experience that can be a supplement to classroom studies.

Specifically, an ideal Details intern candidate will be organized, responsible, and able to multi-task. Responsibilities will include assisting editors in all aspects of photo production, film/portfolio returns, photo research, ordering prints/high-res files, and the opportunity to help assist in shoot production.

All Conde Nast interns will have the opportunity to attend a Speaker Series throughout the semester, which will highlight the various divisions of the publishing/media business.  In addition, they will have the opportunity to participate in a company-wide educational project that will provide a hands-on learning experience that will last the duration of the semester.

All applicants should send a cover letter, resume and a list of their top five photographers to Details Sr. Photo Editor Ashley Horne at

Assistant Art Director, Good Housekeeping

This is a fantastic opportunity for a designer ready to move to the next step at one of the country's largest-circulation womens' magazines. We are looking for someone who is passionate about magazines in general, and women's magazines in particular.

Responsibilities include start-to-finish ownership of front-of-book and back-of-book
pages including developing smart concepts, art directing in-house photo shoots, and
producing beautifully designed production-ready layouts. The ability to work in a
collaborative environment is essential. Specific responsibilities include:

Sketching and/or comping up visual solutions and pulling swipe for art planning meetings

Propping and styling for in-house photo shoots

Attending product run-throughs and overseeing in-house shoots

Researching photos

Designing of a number of sections and reporting on their status

Acting as liaison with outside publishing companies to facilitate the redesign of GH brand books and/or packaging

Helping design logos and marks for the magazine

Coordinating the Art Department intern program

Keeping issue wall up to date; track and record department timesheets; assist Creative Director, do filing and expense reports

Very creative thinker

Expert understanding of typography and color

Expert in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator skills

K4 experience a plus

Able to juggle multiple projects at once under tight deadlines

Must have a sophisticated eye and high level of taste

BA in Art, Design, Communications, Journalism or related field

Must have 1-2 year minimum full- time professional experience in art department at a consumer magazine post graduation from college (not including internships)

Must have a portfolio

Please submit your resume and a pdf with 20 examples to

Graphic Designer, Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret is seeking a Graphic Designer to work in their Creative, Seasonal Gifting department. This position reports to the Director of 3D Creative and/or the Art Director.

The job entails conceptualizing, designing and executing creative beauty packaging solutions for our fast-paced retail company. This is a full-time position with full benefits.


- Work with the Director of 3D and Art Director to create the most effective graphic solution for each seasonal giftset flight while integrating the overall design direction from Victoria's Secret Intimates
- Creatively but consistently promote the image of the brand
- Knowledge of current trends in design and fashion
- Interface with production, brand development, and other areas to execute all projects in a creative, timely, and cost efficient manner
- Take ownership of tasks and drive tasks through to completion
- Able to focus while under pressure and agile to change   


- Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design
- 2-5 years of graphic design experience
- Strong typography skills required; illustration skills a plus
- Interest in industrial or 3-D design (i.e., bottle shapes)
- Flare for color and pattern
- Ability to use Macintosh computer programs 
- Strong communication and problem solving skills a plus

Bon Appetit Winter Art 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

Associate Art Director, Graphic Design, Victoria's Secret

The Associate Art Director, Graphic Design is responsible for managing and designing seasonal key merchandising and business initiatives from conception to completion. Inclusive of designing new innovative layouts, type styles and grid formats for each project assigned. Manages and develops direct reports focusing on design, concept development, accuracy and communication. This position is full-time, with full benefits.
Works with Art Director, Graphic Design to plan a strategy for assigned projects
Designs and oversees layouts for all projects assigned
Designs and oversees all Marketing-related projects on a seasonal basis from initial concept to final production
Partners with cross-functional team members from copy, web and photography to ensure seasonal alignment
Presents concepts and designs to EVP, Creative Services, VP, Graphic Design and other cross-functional groups
Lead, coach and develop direct reports in design, communication and presentation skills
Attends all meetings of assigned projects
Maintains consistency and accuracy throughout the creative process
Ensures all deadlines are met
Has the ability to make decisions and stand by them

Strong creative designer
Self motivated and independent thinker
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
 Must be flexible in order to meet shifting priorities
A problem solver
Must be highly organized
Understands the brand
Detail oriented
Strives to make each project meet or exceed high standards
Strong communication skills
Strong leadership skills
Knowledge of publication production (follows design format, builds templates and style sheets when applicable)
Willingness to work late when deadlines dictate
Team player
Dedicated to career, seeking a long term commitment

A minimum Bachelor of Fine Arts degree required
A minimum of five years of graphic design and graphic production experience

Design/Editing Internship

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.

Senior Designer / Art Director, Conde Nast

Person would be responsible for in-book sections, event collateral, tablet executions, web banners, email campaigns, sweepstakes, contests and a host of other creative and innovative marketing efforts from concept to completion. The art director/senior designer will be responsible for design but also for art directing photo shoots. This position will report to the design director and work collaboratively with a cross-functional team on every assigned project.

An ideal Senior Designer will possess the following:
- Education in Design, Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
- 2 to 4 years experience in a competitive, deadline-driven environment.
- Experience working with InDesign and Illustrator files for magazine print advertising.
- Strong image sourcing and editing skills is required.
- Experience with directing and producing photo shoots
- Experience at prepping Photoshop files for HTML and Flash development a plus.
- Willingness and enthusiasm to work on production projects.

An ideal design team member will possess the following traits and skills:
- Work in a team environment, collaborating with project managers, strategists and copywriters to ensure design meets the client's business objectives.
- A portfolio that contains design examples from brands in categories parallel to those of Conde Nast's main client base: luxury, fashion, beauty, food and travel.
- Experience applying theories related to color schemes, use of space, typography, usability and visual flow.
- Work on multiple projects from beginning to end and to create inspired solutions with tight and changing deadlines.
In addition to above, an ideal design team member may also possess:
- Knowledge of motion design and incorporating motion with interactivity.
- Experience with creating mobile applications and interfaces.

Production Design Director

Observer Media Group seeks a Production Design Director to supervise a small team and oversee the production and design of two weekly newspapers, monthly magazines, special advertising sections, marketing and collateral materials, online and in-book ads and client proposals. Candidate must have minimum 5 yrs experience with print production at a professional magazine or newspaper.

Freelance Art Assistant

Elle Decor is seeking a dynamic, driven individual to fill the role of freelance art assistant on the editorial team. Applicants must have a strong interest in both design and photography, possess great communication skills and a strong attention to detail, have excellent time-management skills, work with a budget-conscious mind with has a positive, can-do attitude.

This person should have working knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.). Internship to 1 year of experience desired, applicant should be able to start as soon as possible (preferably before December 12th).

In addition to assisting the creative director, the person would also be responsible for the following:
- Scanning all film, or printing out digital images in contact sheets and trim for editing
- Setting up and dropping in art for all layouts
- Creating issue preview PDFs
- Creating mock-up book for Editor in Chief
- Creating PDFs of pages for iPad previews

Also includes basic office duties such as: scanning, ordering supplies, printing layouts and updating film cabinets and server with all film requirements, and any administrative duties that are required.

Good Housekeeping Spring Art Internship

Good Housekeeping Magazine is looking for a 2012 Spring 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 through from concept all the way to finished page. The candidate should be proficient in InDesign and Photoshop. Illustrator skills are a plus.

New York Magazine Photo Department Unpaid Spring Internship

New York Magazine is offering an unpaid internship in the photography department for school credit only.

We are looking for someone organized, dedicated and excited to learn how a photo department at a weekly magazine operates. Interns should be very comfortable and effective communicating over the phone, in person, and via e-mail. Experience researching images with stock agencies a plus but not required. Photography, art communications majors or an interest in photography and editing preferred.

Interns should have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently, as well as take directions and work as part of a team. Intern responsibilities include some general administrative duties, photo researching, maintaining photo archives, scouting, assisting on photo shoots, assisting in our photographers studio and maintaining the props closet, calling in products, logging-in and returning artwork, and possibly undertaking some photography assignments if skills permit.

Please email cover letter, resume, AND availability to Julia Finch's attention at MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE SCHOOL CREDIT.

Publication Designer

We are seeking innovative designers, on a contract basis, who have an aptitude for creating stunning layouts for large print publications. We are looking for individuals committed to high quality, that can work within very tight deadlines.

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