October 2012 Archives

Digital Editions Designer

Translate print issues of Outside (12 monthlies, plus two Buyer's Guides) to digital platforms, including iPad, Kindle, and Android, as well as create create semi-regular digital-only issues for these platforms. Imbed videos, audio recordings, and other enhancements into issues. Consult with issue sponsors on the creation of separate advertising units

Assistant Art Director

Departures Magazine is seeking a strong designer to bring passionate dedication and creative collaboration to our magazine. The ideal candidates must be hard working, ambitious conceptual thinkers with strong typographic skills and a positive attitude. He/she will be responsible for designing pages for any or all sections of the magazine while striving to continually push and explore the visual direction. Candidates will conceptualize, assign and art direct illustration and, while under the supervision of the Design Director and Art Director, work closely with the photo department art directing imagery. He/she must have the ability to work closely with editors to assist in creating visually captivating design solutions while excelling at working both independently and in a team environment, paying close attention to detail and deadlines. Must also assist Production Manager with production tasks as needed. Responsible for working with editors and photo department to design front-of-book layouts and sections like BlackBook, a sizable news/notes package. Also, Perform administrative duties, such as issuing contracts to illustrators and trafficking color and page proofs. Act as backup to production manager, documenting and sending out art, liaising with Prepress house, when necessary.

Spring Intern - Washington Post Express

The Washington Post Express is excited to announce its first full-time design internship for spring 2013. We're looking for an eager, well-rounded visual journalism student who's as much a great storyteller as he/she is a stellar designer to join our small newsroom (23) and even smaller visual team (4) for five months (January-May) to gain real daily news design experience and insight into all aspects of a mid-sized metro daily newspaper (180K Monday-Friday circ). The ideal candidate for this position is currently pursuing a journalism degree with a concentration in news design/presentation and has demonstrated experience through student or professional media. You'll be asked to do both pagination and create spot illustration solutions on a daily basis, so show us you're a well-rounded designer who can think on your feet and move from news to sports to features in the span of a few hours. We work in InDesign, and knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator is a must. You'll work full-time, Sunday-Thursday at our downtown DC office. We'll provide a stipend for the semester as well as a transportation (Metro) benefit. Send us your resume, link to a portfolio or 8-10 samples of your best work, and a cover letter explaining your visual journalism background and what you'll contribute to our team beyond your design abilities. Remember, we're looking for the best VISUAL JOURNALIST with a diversity of experience. *This is not a graphic design internship.* Send materials and questions by e-mail only, no post mail please, to Adam Griffiths at adam.griffiths@wpost.com by November 15, 2012. We will ideally respond and select a candidate by the end of November.

Designer, Outside magazine

This is an entry-level position at an award-winning national magazine based in Santa Fe, NM. Designer will be responsible for pages in both the monthly and the biannual Buyer's Guide (summer and winter) under the direction of the Creative Director. This position will also have the opportunity to assign illustrations and research stock photography as well as assist our in-house studio photographer. This job requires the ability to get along well with others and interact with other departments. A healthy respect and appreciation for the outside world is not required but highly encouraged.

Online Photo Editor (Freelance)

We're looking for an eager freelancer who's interested in working at a start up. We are a flash sale site, with a quick turnaround. We need someone who's capable of multi-tasking and getting the job done. We are in need of a dynamic person who can gather, organize, review and traffic our SALE IMAGES. The skills you need for this job is a good eye for editing images, time management and organization. If you are interested in joining us for a while drop asmith@totsy.com an email and put ONLINE PHOT EDITOR in the subject line.

Esquire Magazine Spring 2013 Art & Design 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 and is eager to learn. Duration: Spring 2013 Semester. Applicants are required to receive college credit for the internship. You must turn in a letter on college letterhead stating you will be receive credit. The letter must be signed by a professor, advisor, or the registrar. This position is unpaid. A commitment of at least 2 full days a week is required, from 10 am to 6 pm (flexible). To Apply, please send a cover letter in the body of the email, attached resume and a PDF or link to your portfolio to gchua@hearst.com

Magazine Designer for Nature Conservancy Magazine

Nature Conservancy magazine, the flagship publication of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a designer with 4+ years experience in editorial design to work on department and feature pages for print and digital editions. The Designer will assist the senior design team and help oversee the creation of each magazine issue from design to press. S/he must be both a conceptual and a visual thinker, able to grasp complex issues, communicate them effectively and package information in compelling ways. The Designer will assign illustrations and communicate with illustrators and other vendors. S/he should be an independent designer who works well in a team environment. Must possess strong typographic skills and a sophisticated design sense.

Apply here to position number 40480. Cover letters, resum├ęs and portfolios accepted as PDFs or provide URL. 

Freelance Magazine Art Director

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking an exceptionally talented and creative magazine designer to design cover and feature layouts for their quarterly magazine, Preservation on a contract basis. 

The art director will have proven experience in publication design, demonstrating sophisticated art direction, design, typography and photography. Responsibilities for this position include: conception, design and layout of 4-5 features, a travel department and cover for each issue--a total of 25-30 pages each issue. Coordinates and contracts with photographers and illustrators in support of the cover and feature designs. Ensures designs are sophisticated, forward looking, cutting edge and brand compliant. Supports a positive and effective team atmosphere, communicating clearly with NationalTrust staff. Follows assigned schedules. Works closely with creative director and editorial staff in communicating various design strategies. Adheres to established style guidelines. Manages complete process from conception through hand-off of final press-ready files.

Interactive datavisualization developer

PHP, MySQL backend developer and/or Flash developer for data visualization design agency Name: Infographics.com Location: New York, NY Type: Freelance/Full Time We are a data visualization and infographics design agency, currently looking for someone who is experienced in developing data-driven backend applications. You will be building new features and maintaining existing visualization projects for high profile clients. Candidates should be detail-oriented, self motivated and have a high standard for code quality and efficiency.

Senior Designer

Can you visualize and transform creative concepts into compelling designs that inspire and persuade? If your answer is yes, UCLA Marketing and Special Events might be just the place for you as a Senior Designer on its team. The UCLA Marketing and Special Events team is a campus leader in creating revenue-producing marketing programs for campus-wide initiatives, such as admissions and fundraising. These marketing programs, which target key internal and external stakeholders, help support UCLA's ability to attract the best students and faculty and to garner private resources. Your client base will include the entirety of External Affairs (Development, Alumni Relations, Government and Community Relations, and Advancement Services) as well as academic and administrative units that include undergraduate and graduate education and the Chancellor's Office. If you are an experienced self-starter who relishes the design process from beginning to end -- from concept to finished product -- click the application link to find out more about a great opportunity to showcase your unique vision and talent while you contribute to one of the world's greatest public universities, the University of California, Los Angeles.  Click here to apply.

Assistant Art Director

Award-winning Entrepreneur magazine has an immediate opening for a talented full-time Assistant Art Director in our New York office. This position will report directly to the Creative Director. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of experience in a fast-paced, multitasking editorial environment. The candidate should be comfortable working independently, but also responsive to feedback. Creativity, strong typography skills and an understanding of page hierarchy are essential, as is the ability to meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail are imperative. The candidate should have a clean, crisp and modern design aesthetic. The Assistant Art Director is responsible for front and back of the book design, with the possibility of feature design (to be determined by the candidate's skills). Duties include brainstorming ideas for/assigning illustrations for column and department pages, and maintaining consistency of design throughout the issue. Responsibilities also include stock research and helping with photo shoots.

WANTED: Junior Graphic Designers

Here's what I'm looking for... First and second year post graduate Junior Designers for freelance. Totsy.com is a (start up) flash sale site and we are building a strong network of freelancers to help us with the following: Creating PREVIEW IMAGES for our homepages. The skills you will need to have are good retouching abilities, a good sense of space, creative flair, time management and organization. Interested?... Contact me directly at asmith@totsy.com Rate: $25.00 per hour

Associate Art Director--Seattle

Seattle Met magazine has an immediate opening for Associate Art Director. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of design experience at a consumer magazine, a strong design sensibility suitable for Seattle Met, and a proven track record working as a team player. 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. Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator and the ability to multitask and work with deadlines is critical. Web skills, including design, video, and interactive media are a huge plus. This person is responsible for designing editorial layouts for narrative and service features, and regularly appearing departments, assigning photography and illustrations; and color proofing photos.

Send cover letter, resume, and links to portfolio samples to employment@seattlemet.com with Art Director in the subject line. 

iPad producer

Joe Zeff Design is looking for contract-based iPad producers to help produce a variety of apps using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. This position requires 3+ years of publication design experience, production-level InDesign skills including stylesheets and master pages, strong typographic awareness, unrelenting attention to detail and organization, and an understanding of how DPS works. We are a small studio, so everyone is a team player, with no task too big or too small. Everyone rolls up their sleeves, and very little gets delegated. That said, we work as a team and the ability to play nicely with others is important. We work Mondays through Fridays in a converted church-turned-office in Montclair, NJ, for some of the most prestigious clients in the world. We expect our employees to know their way through the Adobe Creative Suite, with some fluency in Photoshop and Illustrator, and we highly value anything beyond: HTML, After Effects, Edge Animate. No phone calls, please. We're too busy making apps. Please send inquiries with resumes and portfolio links to helpwanted@joezeffdesign.com.

Freelance Editorial Designer

Mediaplanet Publishing is seeing freelance editorial designers to work in house approximately 3-4 days a week on an ongoing basis. Must have editorial/publishing experience. Freelancers will be working with established templates to design each supplement side by side with editors. Must own your own laptop with Adobe Creative Suite and feel comfortable working on it in the office.

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