April 2013 Archives

Editorial Design Intern

Jet Magazine seeks a third or fourth year* graphic design student looking to gain a rich experience in editorial Graphic Design. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine. Duties will include: updating layouts, minor imaging work, and design. Candidates should have an interest in magazine publishing, strong working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop. The qualified student will report to Creative team members and have an opportunity to work with the premiere African-American newsweekly in the nation, JET magazine.

Senior Designer

Editorial / Senior Designer Jet Magazine seeks a designer to join their Chicago-based editorial team. Preferably the candidate should have 2-3 years experience designing for a major publication. The position reports to the Art Director and is responsible for the design and management of several sections in the book sections of the publication including but not limited to Front of Book, Entertainment section, Fashion, and Sports. The qualified candidate must be capable of working both collaboratively and independently on projects. Be able to take the lead on daily section requirements and deliver creative responses to designs. This candidate must be able to work quickly, multi-task and work well with others. An interest in African-American culture and contemporary view on fashion, lifestyle and entertainment is a plus. Compensation: Depending on Experience

Freelance Instructional Designer (7 months, onsite, full-time hours, $23/hr.)

Our client is seeking an Industrial Designer to provide an evolved and accurate 3D Specification Sheet which will decrease timeliness for initial prototypes and broaden the Supplier Base in terms of estimates and quotes received for production. This person will also help prepare information / communication for Store Use as related to usage for check in and assemble of all 3D Seasonal Props.

Inked Magazine Design Intern

ALL DESIGN INTERNS GET PUBLISHED! THIS ISN'T LIKE ANY OTHER DESIGN INTERNSHIP! All design intern candidates get hands-on experience while designing editorial spreads, features, and outside magazine projects, creating clipping paths (only a few per issue), formatting copy, and researching imagery. Candidates are also involved in the planning and production of photo shoots, are present on set and assist the creative director when appropriate. GREATEST INTERNSHIP EVER, NO JOKE.

Art Director - The Kit

As The Kit's creative standard-bearer, the Art Director shapes the look and feel of The Kit across all platforms. The ideal candidate has vision. He or she is committed to sustaining high-quality content and design and has a particular affection for fashion and beauty. The Art Director works strategically with the editorial team, and maintains a special focus on new ways to tell stories in the interactive magazine. They recruit and build talent, remove creative roadblocks and introduce external influences that inspire. They are collaborative, positive, motivated, with a record of inspiring staff to deliver captivating work across multiple platforms. They also have the credentials and portfolio to prove it. They are full of ideas and juggle the bigger picture with the needs of supporting a weekly newspaper feature. The Art Director has strong relationships with visual creators and in the fashion and beauty industries. We require at least five years' experience in news or magazine design, plus prior experience in photography direction for beauty and fashion. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES -Oversee creative direction of The Kit's design and layout on all platforms -Provide on-set art direction for all major shoots and trains team to provide on-set art direction -Coach and inspire team of three designers -Collaborate with editorial team on art for stories and major shoots -Design covers and key features -Goal setting and performance evaluations of art staff twice per year -Oversee selection and commissions of freelance art contributors and identify new visual creators whose work should be featured in The Kit -Manage and works within art department budget -Along with the Editor-in-Chief, drive growth in staff skills so The Kit remains a digital media leader -Creative oversight of advertorials and special projects -Helps uphold the quality, values and characteristics of The Kit brand -Assists with other duties for the good of The Kit


Harvard Business Review Group is looking for a Designer to join our team - a crucial engine for design at HBR as we transform from a predominantly print publishing group to a multi-platform Publisher embracing opportunities across media. This role is perfect for a talented, energetic designer with a demonstrated ability to produce excellent ideas, typography and layouts. A Designer works under the direction of the Senior Designer and Design Leaders to execute and deliver high-quality design work on deadline. While mainly working on executing design concepts and developing options for HBR designs, they will also work on a broad range of print and digital design projects across our platforms, including web-design, interactive designs, book jacket design, and design for new products. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Contributing to Design team by enthusiastically engaging in discussion of work and suggesting ideas. • Producing concept options for presentation. • Designing layouts for HBR Magazine to finished-art stage. • Developing briefs, commissioning and managing the quality of illustration and photography for HBR. • Working with Indd files to convert to interactive folios for Ipad. • Designing Infographics. • Taking on web-design and digital design projects. • Working on other design projects within HBRG.

Design Intern

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Summer 2013. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Interest in typography and conceptual imaging skills are a must. Candidates will work directly with the magazines art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 28-32 hours per week.

Junior Online Producer, Adweek

The Junior Online Producer will assist in the daily production of visual content on Adweek.com. This entails working closely with the Digital Design Director, Online Producer and editors to populate the site with with appropriate and engaging images. Knowledge of photography, digital workflow and basic Web design is essential. This is a full-time, on-site positiion.

Design intern

Design intern wanted for fast-paced editorial design at the Knot Magazine. Must have advanced skills in Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. K4 experience is not required but welcome. This is a great opportunity for a talented designer with an interest in editorial design. You will be a part of the design and production process from start to finish. Administrative tasks will be included in your daily responsibilities and you will have the opportunity to design layouts for our national, regional, and digital magazines. Must have good eye for photography, typography, and understanding of grids. Time management and organizational skills are a must. Internship is for credit and a small daily stipend is paid.

INTERNET COORDINATOR (Freelance) $25/hr./Full-time/Onsite

The Internet Coordinator is responsible for the coordination/set-up and proofing of select categories within the online shop. This associate partners with Internet Merchants, Internet Coordination, IT, Internet Creative, Site Operations and outside vendors to coordinate the successful implementation of site updates, which occur approximately every 3 weeks. The Internet Coordinator works with the Senior Internet Coordinator, who "owns" the final sign-off on product pages and is responsible for ensuring the quality of the customer experience within shopping areas of the site. This role also provide support for our Web-Only Images Production Process.

PRINT STYLIST (Freelance) $40/hr. /3 months/Full-time/Onsite

Acts as creative and liaison developing print artwork to seasonal concept direction in apparel. Works directly with CAD and apparel design, as well as entire C&P team. Candidate will partner with rest of team to build a cohesive seasonal print offering while creating unique print offerings for sub categories.

Design Director, Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta magazine is looking for a Design Director, who will be responsible for the overall look of the Atlanta magazine brand, spanning print, digital, and social media. S/he will collaborate with, supervise, and inspire a two-person art staff to create a magazine each month that is visually inviting, provocative, and commercial. The design director will touch, directly or indirectly, every edit page of the magazine, from the tiniest photo credit to a 16-page service package stuffed with dozens of elements. One of the first orders of business? A redesign of the magazine that the design director will lead. Job responsibilities include: • Working with the editor and editorial director to conceive and execute compelling and commercial covers. • Overseeing and implementing a redesign of the magazine. • Clearly communicating assignments to contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists • Finding ways to tell stories graphically and in unconventional and non-linear ways • Leading brainstorming sessions, suggesting heds and deks, and coming up with story ideas • Nurturing and cultivating a deep roster of contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists • Directing photo shoots as appropriate.

Editorial Design Intern

Mediaplanet Publishing is seeking a 3rd or 4th year design student for a Summer 2013 internship. The ideal candidate is interested in gaining industry experience in the print, marketing, editorial, and publishing field. Intern will work under the lead designer and assist in daily work flow including: editing of layout templates, maintaining archives, creating mock editorial spreads, as well as assisting designers with publications, and designing at least one supplement in it's entirety by the end of the semester. Must be well organized, able to multi-task, and eager to learn. Must have a solid working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Potential for freelance work upon completion for the right candidate.

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 in a very fast paced environment. Must own your laptop with Adobe Creative Suite CS5 or higher and feel comfortable working on it in the office.

Senior Art Director, Martha Stewart Living

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is seeking a Senior Art Director for its Martha Stewart Living Publication. Under the guidance of the Creative Director and Deputy Design Director, the Senior Art Director is responsible for designing front-of-book pages and features along with art directing photo shoots, conceptualizing images and commissioning illustrations. The ideal candidate has 5+ years design experience, a keen eye for photography, sophisticated typography skills, and experience art directing photo shoots. They must have great communication skills and be able to collaborate with editors to clearly execute editorial content while also creating beautifully designed pages. A love of MSL content is a definite plus! To apply, please send your resume, work samples, or a link to your portfolio to: mslartjobs@gmail.com

Freelance Senior Designer

Nautilus is seeking an experienced freelance senior designer for a new online publication. Responsibilities: Collaborates on the look and feel of the magazine. Creates and manages all graphics, video, images and icons for use on the site. Implements the web design parameters, style guides and visual standards. Establishes and produces graphic material for use in advertising and promoting online services and products. Understanding of best practices for online advertising and social media. Creates digital editions of the magazine, using existing templates. Reports to Art Director and Managing Editor. Familiar with and an enthusiasm for leading edge science and philosophy.

Freelance Senior Designer

Nautilus is seeking an experienced freelance senior designer for a new online publication. Responsibilities: Collaborates on the look and feel of the magazine. Creates and manages all graphics, video, images and icons for use on the site. Implements the web design parameters, style guides and visual standards. Establishes and produces graphic material for use in advertising and promoting online services and products. Understanding of best practices for online advertising and social media. Creates digital editions of the magazine, using existing templates. Reports to Art Director and Managing Editor. Familiar with and an enthusiasm for leading edge science and philosophy.

Senior Designer, Cooking Light - Birmingham, AL

Cooking Light has an immediate opening for a senior designer to work in our Birmingham, Alabama offices. The senior designer will work on feature design, major editorial packages, and sections. The winning candidate's book will demonstrate excellent typographic, design, packaging, feature and department skills. The senior designer will report to the Creative Director.


NYLON Magazine has an immediate opening for a Deputy Art Director. This position requires a supremely creative designer to execute all sections of the magazine, from feature stories and packages to front of book fashion and beauty pages. Impeccable type skills, and an innovative visual sensibility, with an interest in fashion and beauty, are paramount. The deputy art director interacts closely with section editors to conceptualize treatments for pages, providing direction for a variety of concepts from still life compositions, illustration, and on-model features. The Deputy Art Director will report to the Design Director. Please send a link to a portfolio site or 5 JPGs, as well as a resume to: artdept@nylonmag.com

Tablet-magazine designer

"AZ," an interactive tablet magazine powered by The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com and 12 News, is seeking a dynamic designer with an eagerness to explore the storytelling possibilities of the tablet medium. The designer will be one of two working on a weekly (soon twice-weekly) tablet magazine, with responsibilities including designing 8-12 features a week and working with editors to conceptualize the best visual approach on stories covering news, business, features and sports. Candidates must be skilled in InDesign using a DPS platform; knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator and Photoshop, is preferred. Illustration, infographic and map skills are crucial, as are a positive attitude and enthusiastic work ethic. The ability to stay cool under fast-turnaround deadlines is key. Strong candidates will also possess social-media skills and be plugged into tablet and app trends. Knowledge of AP style and a strong dislike of hyphens masquerading as em dashes are a bonus. Interested candidates should contact Keira Nothaft (keira.nothaft@pni.com) by May 1.

CAD Designer (Freelance $20/hr./full-time/onsite)

Individual contributor position focused on developing art work for textile repeats and graphics for fabrics, screen prints, embroideries, appliques and trims. Also creating and maintaining InDesign documentation and artwork for presentations, production, and sourcing support materials. Looking for an energetic, eager designer with strong organizational and communication skills.

Graphic Designer

We publish three magazines (2 bi-monthly and the other quarterly) and are looking to add a graphic designer to our design team. Graphic designers will work on layouts and photo editing for print media primarily and will also work on prepping files for our digital editions.

SR. Newspaper Producer

The Naples Daily News seeks a competent, detail oriented and creative designer to fill the role of Senior Newspaper Producer. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be imaginative and a capable designer with strong communication skills. The Senior Newspaper Producer is a hands-on positions, overseeing the front line production and design of three weekly newspapers and one monthly magazine under the supervision of the Naples Daily News Art Director. This position will also manage workflow in cooperation with publication editors in order to meet weekly and monthly deadlines. Please post interest and URL (or links) to work samples at www.scripps.com/careers. Key Activities: •Presenting the news clearly and producing pages with an eye to limiting errors and inaccuracies, good headline writing, play of stories, photo/graphic presentation, and consistent deadline performance. •Responding to concerns or suggestions from editors or their designees about story play, presentation, headlines, etc. •Implementing the division common styles (written-word and presentation) and guidelines in the most efficient manner possible. •Posting stories online. •Making recommendations regarding both presentation and editorial coverage to improve efficiency and relevancy. •Implementing efficient workflow. •Promoting teamwork, communication and participation in daily and special projects. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities •Requires a BS/BA in news/media/journalism discipline or equivalent experience. •A minimum of 3 to 4 years daily newspaper editorial experience preferred. •Must have ability to improve and develop own skills through feedback, personal development and shared best practices. •Must demonstrate organizational efficiency and effectiveness necessary to contribute to a fast-paced production environment serving multiple customers •Must possess solid news judgment. •Must possess a clear sense of mission, a design/presentation philosophy and outstanding editing and writing skills to ensure the integrity of all news products. •Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and operational fluency of in line editing; copy editing, headline writing, picture editing, and publication design (from font management to color theory). •Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and operational fluency of contemporary newspaper technology (Saxotech experience preferred) and front-end system interaction with wire services, syndicated feeds, online CMS system, etc. •Must show understanding and knowledge of libel laws as well as state and federal laws regarding open meetings, open records and access to information. •Must possess an entrepreneurial spirit and be an innovative thinker. •Must possess strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills necessary to navigate multiple customers and supervisors at multiple locations, both within and outside the newsrooms. •Must exhibit high standards of accuracy and fairness

Books Designer, Food & Wine

Job Description: Food & Wine magazine is looking for a talented, highly organized and detail-oriented person to lead the design and production of four annual cookbooks. This is a great opportunity to join an accomplished, passionate staff of designers, editors and production staff in producing beautiful Food & Wine-brand books. Candidates for this position must be pro-active self starters who can work well both independently and collaboratively. We are looking for someone who will share in our enthusiasm for design and typography and who has superior production skills. Food & Wine is seeking a talented, full-time staff Designer to design and produce, from concept to completion, 4 glossy, five-color recipe books annually. • Develop beautiful, unique design treatments for each book while maintaining brand cohesion. • Collaborate with Design Director and Editors to lay out chapters. • Handle production of all books (includes retouching images, routing copy and collecting files). Job Requirements • Have solid design and production experience with books, working on every stage of production to final printed product. (Editorial design and production experience is a plus.) • Have thorough knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop and experience with Woodwing. • Have excellent type sensibility that's clearly demonstrated in a strong portfolio. • Have solid experience correcting color. (Experience proofing pages on press is a plus.) • Be an excellent team player with strong communication skills. • Be a highly organized, proactive, self starter. • Be able to work independently with little supervision.

Designer, Travel+ Leisure

The Job of the Designer in the T+L Art Department is two-fold: This person designs pages for the magazine and tablet editions and provides administrative support to this very busy art department. DESIGN RESPONSIBILITIES - Designs and sees through to printer and tablet release the entire edit/production process of all Front-of-Book layouts including Contents pages, Contributors, In Box, T+L Digital, Letters, Mastheads and Back Page. - Along with the Design Director, conceptualizes idea for the Point of View essay every month and commissions illustrations accordingly. - Helps out designing for our tablet editions each month and digital premiums. - Participates in the color correction process. ADMINISTRATIVE/DESIGN DEPARTMENT SUPPORT - Enters all illustration commissions into an editorial tracking system. Handles flow of contracts and invoicing. - Hangs the wall every month and helps to update the wall for various meetings. - Supports the Design Director with extra projects. - Keeps magazine subscriptions up to date and coordinates ordering supplies for the department. - Helps the Design Director file expenses every month. - Must have some previous consumer magazine print experience, knowledge of illustrators and a sophisticated eye for photography and typographic details. - Must be a proactive, self-starter with a collaborative spirit. - Previous tablet experience is a huge plus. An inherent love for print magazines is appreciated. - B.A. in graphic design. - Knowledge of full Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 or CS6) is a must. - Knowledge of Woodwing is a plus. - Some web design experience is appreciated, but not a requirement.

Part-Time Freelance Designer - Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is currently seeking a part-time designer to work 4 days a week on front and back pages and a range of editorial design assignments assisting busy art department team. Qualified candidates should have strong typographic skills, be organized and communicate well and be detail orientated to keep a variety of record and movie review pages visually fresh and lively. Candidates should be able to update formatted charts and use and maintain style sheets. Candidates should also work well under tight deadlines in collaboration with design director and the editorial staff. Passion for music and pop culture a plus. Requirements: -- 5+ years consumer magazine design experience -- Proficiency in CS5: InDesign K4 -- Expertise in typography and sophisticated design sensibility -- Ability to quickly understand and implement the Design Director's aesthetic -- Problem solving skills in a team environment EOE M/F

Infographics editor at The Huffington Post (Greenwich Village)

The Huffington Post is looking for an infographics editor to design charts and graphics based on the news each day. This person would work with senior editors to conceptualize and execute visual, engaging, and highly sharable stories on a wide variety of topics. We are looking for someone who can create smart, quick charts and graphs that are ideal for sharing on social networks. What are we looking for? Speed, savvy, and a sense of how data can help to powerfully illuminate and illustrate ideas. We work at the pace of the news, so we're looking for someone hungry and eager to create multiple viral graphics every week. The ideal candidate: - Has a strong design background and a portfolio of infographics - Is a creative thinker who can take data sets and create a compelling, immediate visual - Is obsessed with the news and constantly coming up with timely story ideas - Works quickly and accurately under deadline - Loves finding the way into a story that gets the largest audience - Is equally engaged by the high and low-brow This is a fun and exciting opportunity for someone who is hungry to help a small, passionate team make an impact in the infographic news space.

Photo Producer

Vogue.com is looking for a freelance Photo Producer. Candidates should have a strong eye for editing and selecting visual assets. They should have experience in maintaining digital naming conventions, managing files and metadata as well as quality controlling. Candidates would manage photographer schedules and call sheets for parties, portraits, and fashion week coverage. An interest in fashion photography is important in assisting with extensive photo research and image requests. Candidates should be extremely organized, production minded, creative, very enthusiastic, and have an eagerness to work closely with the Senior Designer and Photo Editor on all projects. An added knowledge of Photoshop would be helpful, so they can assist with tasks like silhouetting images, editing photographs, and resizing graphics. Please send résumés to kori_dyer@condenast.com & jeremy_allen@condenast.com

Freelance Designer - Food Network Magazine

Food Network Magazine is looking for a freelance designer to help with issue closings 2.5 weeks a month. Main duties will include attaching and styling text, designing elements for digital format and adding digital functionality. Experience with WoodWing is a must.

Photo Editor, Southern Living

Southern Living, the ultimate insider's guide to Southern culture, recipes, travel and events, is looking for a talented and experienced Photo Editor for it's Birmingham, AL office.

Responsibilities include: 
• Work with Creative Director, Photo Director, Art Directors and Editors to develop photo strategy for Travel, Food, Home and Garden stories
• Oversee all aspects of photo production for studio and location shoots
• Research and obtain images from photographers and agencies from representatives and stock agencies
• Adhere to budget while maintaining high quality of photography

Creative Director/Designer

The creative director will help shape the look of the daily fashion blog. Responsibilities will include working with the photo and fashion editors to create market features and crafting visual conceits and signposting for fashion news, pop culture, and relationships features. 5-7 years at a major fashion publication or e-commerce site and strong online experience preferred. Must be extremely proficient with sillo-ing still-life photography and be willing to experiment with non-traditional layouts.

Multimedia/Visual Communications Specialist

We currently have an opening for a multimedia/visual communications specialist. In this capacity, you will be a member of the communications team in our Washington, DC office. We offer our employees a stimulating, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of employee ownership. We provide generous paid time off and an on-site fitness center. Duties of the position: •Using analytical design and statistical data strategies, create print and electronic products that convey complex data with clarity and innovation. •Work with staff, clients, and external vendors to conceptualize, plan, and implement a variety of video and multimedia products, providing design and technical advice and services •Plan and execute webcasts for major events, using WebEx and other online conferencing technologies, recommending audiovisual enhancements and adjustments for in-person and web events •Design data visualization solutions to convey complex information; create storyboards, prototypes, flow diagrams, sample screens, and other elements during design phase •Produce video/multimedia products for internal and external audiences, including authoring, testing, and production for Section 508 compliance and correct rendering in multiple browsers •Provide direction in the creation of new interfaces and interactive products delivered on different platforms and operating systems •Ensure that all products conform with corporate visual identity guidelines and style •Collaborate with other Mathematica designers to lead improved design processes and production workflows •Occasional travel to other office locations to assist with video shoots and development work. Qualifications: •Must be creative, highly trained, and technologically savvy in using combinations of images and text to visually convey messages; strong conceptual thinking and capacity to execute an idea in a timely and well-crafted manner is essential •Strong familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methods and data •Bachelor's degree in multimedia graphic design, visual communications, or liberal arts •Minimum of 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an online publishing environment and/or website/graphic design and data visualization experience •A combination of equivalent education and work experience may be substituted for the above requirements •Experience with project management and planning with both internal and external collaborators and vendors •Experience with Section 508 guidelines helpful •Knowledge of latest multimedia technologies including webinar hosting, planning, and execution •Experience with a variety of desktop and electronic publishing, graphic design and multimedia software •Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite CS6, Captivate, Audition, HTML/HTML 5, Javascript and Flash •Ability to design/develop on PC platform, within .NET environment •Non-linear video editing experience (preferably with Adobe Premiere/Adobe After Effects) •Ability to work autonomously and exercise sound judgment •Marketing or instructional design background helpful

Freelance Design Associate ($20/hr.)

Individual contributor responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable product designs across collections and owning a high volume category. Coordinate and deliver brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, graphic/print, fit and fabric for new/existing product lines. Applies a solid forward-thinking knowledge of fashion trends and consumer needs to product designs. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, believes in creative thought partnership, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Takes direction well and exercises a moderate degree of scope/decision making. Reports to Manager level of above and typically no direct reports.


•Creates brand-right, commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction/business strategy.

•Develop seasonal product with a focus on style, fit and fabric.

•Deliver design sketches/prototypes and provide specifications.

•Adapt designs based on feedback, incorporating for finalization.

•Apply processes to understand/anticipate the needs of the customer in order to exceed customer expectations and readily react to their needs.

•Utilize resources in sourcing new ideas, both internally and externally, and stay up to date on competitor research/trend analysis.

•Collaborate and follow-up on deliverables with vendors and key partners throughout the design process including Merchandising, Preproduction, and Product Development.

•Brainstorm, research and present forward-thinking ideas to team.

•Prepare materials for meetings and presentations and coordinate logistics.

•Achieve set goals with acute attention-to-detail, tracking progress & anticipating potential issues.

•Pursue/embrace opportunities to personally grow and develop skills/competencies.

•Build and maintain effective relations with key partners.

•Seek to improve process in order to deliver efficiently with speed/agility.

•Meet budget and time commitments without compromising design excellence.

Freelance Designer Assistant ($23/hr.)

This position is full-time, onsite with our client who is an international fashion and beauty retailer.

Individual contributor position responsible for assisting in the creation and production of new products and improvements in existing products by serving as liaison to technical design and sourcing. Assists in the execution of visual materials from design department specific to the design process.

Oversees the preparation of presentation concept boards and tableaus for design meetings. Book print and art studio appointments and attend Print Fashion Shows. Organize and oversee all print artwork to art sutdios and graphic artists.

Responsible for all print packages to overseas print facilities. Review all s/o from printers and pass to buyer. Maintain total for print budget each season. Does not perform original concept development.

Freelance Front-end Developer ($60/hr.)

This position is full-time, onsite with our client who is an international fashion and beauty retailer. Drives innovation by building enhancements to the customer experience of the website. Web presentation-layer ("UX") specialist developer who bridges the creative and technical aspects of website creation and delivery. Responsible for all aspects of Presentation Layer development, including coding and QA of page templates and build of special content features. Participates in projects of various sizes as well as steady state development. Supports maintenance of front-end codebase (CSS/HTML/jQuery) to meet business needs.

Freelance Mobile Designer

This position is full-time, onsite with our client who is based in Manhattan. The Mobile Designer will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design content and functionality for mobile applications, home pages, fashion & event-themed sitelets, in addition to assets for mobile-enabled-websites. Key Accountabilities: •Work seamlessly with the marketing, creative, project management and development teams.

The Mobile Designer will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design content and functionality for mobile applications, home pages, fashion & event-themed sitelets, in addition to assets for mobile-enabled-websites.

Freelance Web Designers

We are in search of a 3 Web Designers (1-3 years professional experience) to provide assistance for the fashion accessories and beauty division for our client. This candidate will conceptualize and execute designs for homepage and email campaigns, special events mini-sites, and special seasonal/brand shops. The positions are full-time, onsite in Manhattan for about 6 months with the possibility to extend.

Temp-to-perm PACKAGING DESIGNER (Beauty)

This is a temp-to-perm opportunity with our client who is based in NYC. This position is full-time, onsite. *Oversee and manage high-level package design across North America Beauty Brands within Personal Care, Fragrance, Color cosmetics, Holiday

*Attain design excellence within timely and overall efficient manner- Adhere to Project timeline and Design Milestones through all phases of Project Development

*Attend cross functional team meetings serving as the Design representation. *Troubleshoot all Design related issues with cross functional counterparts

*Identify unique and creative design solutions to set us apart from competition through new, creative applications and forms to enhance corporate branding. *Direct involvement with cross-functional Teams on daily basis (Engineering, Marketing, Copy, Project Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, R&D, Product Innovation, etc.) to have firm grasp of project scope.

*Provide creative direction to studios, suppliers and cross-functional Team members to ensure timely/accurate execution of projects.

*Accountable for project Budgets - must ensure invoices are processed on timely basis within Budget constraints.

*Bring new Creative solutions/concepts to light to maintain edge on competition. Collaborate with NPD partners to refine processes/ensure smooth development.

*Create/archive sketches within assigned profiles with accuracy and in a timely fashion within established file structure - including the updating of sketches based on cost validation, name changes and/or component changes relative to each profile.

*Review mechanicals of assigned design work taking responsibility for accuracy - making sure all are released with correct color chips and presswork.

*Partner closely with Engineering to achieve highest level of quality for each profile-understanding limitations due to cost, timing, etc.

*Work with trafficker to make sure disks and prints reflect approved mechanicals. Responsible for creation/accurate data entry of Design specifications and collaborating with Trafficker to track to all Design due dates/milestones.

*Implement and supervise retrieval and storage of work in progress. Develop and demonstrate ability to review and accurately judge quality of submissions for standards/approval.

*Maintain design files in an organized, accurate, current categorically unified manner - all files must be useable to someone not familiar with the Brand. Learn department billing/PO system and create PO's for each job request prior to job vendor requests.

Freelance Technical Designer

This position is full-time, onsite in Manhattan for our client who is an international fashion and beauty retailer. Individual contributor position responsible for executing the technical design process from development to final fit. Responsible for analyzing and evaluating garments to develop the correct fit specifications. Ensures that products are developed in a manner consistent with established fit quality, standards, manufacturer capabilities and cost specifications. Develops technical specifications and communicates fit to vendors/factories for approvals and corrections. Makes appropriate adjustments with factories as required to ensure integrity of design approved prototypes while monitoring quality and targeted price.

Freelance Graphic Designer (Editorial/Bridal)

Seeking a Graphic Designer with extensive experience designing editorial spreads for Bridal and Wedding publications or advertising. This is a contract opportunity for a very large fashion and beauty retailer. Full-time, onsite in Manhattan.

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