September 2013 Archives


Vital Findings seeks a recent design school graduate with a multi-disciplinary background to join our Visual Design Team as an Assistant Visual Designer. The ideal candidate will demonstrate their talent in designing complex information graphics as well as a passion for creatively displaying data visually. Creativity and ambition are a must - the research designer will constantly be asking: 1) how can our research results and insights be illustrated in the most meaningful and compelling way, and 2) how can we incorporate new information design techniques earlier in the analysis phase of projects. As with all Vital Findings projects, our work is intensely collaborative and the designer will be an integral part of our research and design teams, contributing to brainstorm sessions on our research projects, helping to organize training and staff development, and helping to pioneer new ways of communicating complex information. For more about life at Vital Findings, visit: Responsibilities: • Design and format visual storytelling research reports • Create infographics, visual frameworks, process maps, personas, etc. to succinctly communicate complex information • Support multiple teams with presentation decks, project deliverables and marketing materials • Assist in the creative development of collaterals and communication materials such as white papers and written case studies • Videography/Photography/Art Direction/Video editing for qualitative studies

Associate Art Director

St. Louis Magazine is seeking a full-time editorial and senior level graphic designer. Reporting to the Art Director, the Associate Art Director will be responsible for designing the front of book, some departments and features for the print edition. She/he will assist in the creation of web graphics, advertorial design, circulation materials, promotional/marketing materials and ad design.  The Associate Art Director must be able to brainstorm creative design solutions to a wide mix of stories and be able to manage multiple projects at once. The position requires collaborating with photographers, illustrators and the magazine's editorial staff. Editorial design experience and experience art directing photo shoots is preferred. JOB DUTIES: • Design of editorial sections and some editorial feature stories • Design of materials for circulation, web, marketing and advertising departments • Conceptualizing and assigning illustration and photography • Stock photo research and art requests • Assist the Art Director on photo-shoots and with propping/styling • Post service features to the CMS (edit HTML to make this appear nicely on the site; sometimes create landing pages) • Make images for the rotating fader on the homepage (several a week) • Find/create art for online-only articles, blog posts and contests

Creative Director, CSP Business Media

The Creative Director of CSP Business Media will be responsible for differentiating all of the company's publications through extraordinary page designs, artwork and graphic storytelling, working with a centralized team of artists and designers. The newly created position is both managerial and hands-on. The Creative Director will also work with the digital media team on the design of such products as e-newsletters, microsites, webpages and e-blasts. Compensation package includes competitive salary based on experience, and excellent benefits including health, 401(K), paid vacation, paid sick leave and other personal paid time off, and an opportunity for growth and challenge in a fast growing and digitally-focused organization. RESPONSIBILITIES • Serve as the creative leader, managing and inspiring a growing art and design team o Brainstorming layouts and art concepts. o Collaborating on art securement, selection and presentation. o Advising on typography and color selections. • Conceptualizing and executing arresting magazine covers and feature layouts. • Commissioning and art-directing photography shoots. • Securing artwork from stock agencies and other third parties. • Creating infographics, charticles, listicles and other graphics-based, non-traditional ways of telling a story. • Work with members of the editorial team to ensure that layouts and a page's graphic elements assist in telling the story. • Working with the digital media team to ensure that the design of digital products complements the look and "feel" of CSP print media. SKILLS • The leadership depth to manage, teach and inspire a team of less-experienced artists and designers. • Creative thinking within practical boundaries. • Ability to think strategically and evolve designs to meet changes in the marketplace. • Superb project management abilities. • A pronounced ability to prioritize competing projects. • The diplomacy to deal with multiple "clients" whose needs and priorities occasionally conflict. • The ability to explain art concepts or approaches in words to editors and other non-artists. • A strong knowledge of topography and its use as a visual element. • The temperament and agility to handle a high volume of work, often in pressured circumstances. • Ability to draft and manage a budget. • Knowledge of InDesign. QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor's or higher degree in fine arts, graphic design or a related field. • 5-10 years of experience producing page layouts for a high-gloss magazine. Experience in consumer magazines is a plus, and experience in consumer food magazines is valued even higher. • At least 5 years of managing a staff. • Willingness to travel on occasion. LOCATION: New state-of-the-art offices on the 20th floor of the Oakbrook Terrace Tower, near Rtes. 290 (Eisenhower Expwy.), 294 (Tri-State Tollway), 88 (Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway), 56 (Butterfield Road), 38 (Roosevelt), and 83 (Kingery Highway). Public transportation options include numerous PACE buses, as well as the Union Pacific-West and BSNF Metra lines. REPORTING: The Creative Director reports to the Editorial Director of CSP Business Media's Convenience Retailing Group, Mitch Morrison, and the Editorial Director of CSP Business Media's Food Service Group, Peter Romeo.

Art Department Intern - Food Network Magazine

Food Network Magaine (Hearst Corporation) is seeking a 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. Interest in food a plus. Duration: September - December Applicants must receive college credit for the internship this position is unpaid. A commitment of 3 days a week is required, from 10 am to 6 pm (flexible). Send PDF of resume (include 3 samples of work) to

Graphic Designer - TheBlot Magazine

TheBlot Magazine is looking for a graphic designer. The position's responsibilities include creating images for every post, making media kits and ad packages for advertisers, as well as some light administrative work and providing support for the editor-in-chief. We're a small but growing team and are looking for the right candidate that can also grow with the new publication.

When applying, please put Graphic Designer in your subject line. Please send a link to your portfolio site, resume and cover letter explaining your style and experience to We look forward to hearing from you.

Women's Health PAID Fall Internship

Women's Health magazine is currently looking for an enthusiastic design intern for the Fall 2013 semester. This would be a PAID internship starting ASAP for academic credit. A commitment of 2-5 days a week is required. Duties will include assisting the art department and designing layouts for front-of-book sections. Must be proficient in InDesign.


Marie Claire Marie Claire magazine seeks an Designer for a full-time staff position. Candidates should be detail-oriented and possess a sophisticated, yet chic design Sense. MUST have a strong grasp of typography, and specific experience in managing projects from conception to completion under tight deadlines. Responsibilities include designing FOB editorial pages, collages for fashion pages, as well as generating concepts and designing layouts for MC's digital tablet editions and will undertake other art direction assignments at the request of the Design Director. Requirements: *At least 3 years of graphic design experience PLUS 1-2 years of digital design experience with iPad * Possess strong typographic expertise and sophisticated design aesthetic * Ability to problem solve and work as a team player * Work under pressure, when needed, to meet deadlines * Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite ( K4 or woodwing) * Experience in women's fashion

Graphic Design Intern

Princeton Architectural Press is a world leader in architecture, art, and design publishing, both in market share and in editorial and design excellence. Featuring a backlist of nearly 1,000 titles, the company specializes in books that - in subject matter and design - defy easy categorization. This internship is a great opportunity to work in a creative team and learn more about book design and the publishing industry. Interns will work on projects within a variety subjects including: architecture, photography, visual culture, design, landscape, and theory. In addition, they will have the chance to assist in creating original and existing brand support products in various stationery and specialty packaging formats for our new Paper and Goods line. This internship provides hands-on experience to recent graduates or advanced students interested in embarking on a career in book and packaging design.


Photo District News (PDN), the monthly New York City based photography industry magazine is currently seeking an experienced, motivated, and talented Art Director to join the magazine's editorial and Custom Media art team. We want a self-starter, creative multi-tasker with good design and typographic skills, an eye for detail and the ability to work efficiently and juggle multiple projects working between departments within a fast paced environment, meeting firm deadlines.

Creative Director, Mother Jones

Mother Jones is looking for a creative director to keep our award-winning print and digital publication looking sharp and compelling in a fast-changing media landscape. The ideal candidate will be a smart, collaborative editorial designer who wants to work with a top-notch team of journalists dedicated to great content, from in-depth features to fast-paced online graphics and interactives. You have a passion for journalism in all its forms, backed up by solid experience and leavened by an experimental streak. You relish both big-picture brainstorming and hands-on design work; you're a genius at managing up, down, and sideways, from running your own department to coordinating a range of organizational needs. You're a nimble, even-tempered multitasker who enjoys the magic of conjuring great work from a limited budget and staff. Ten years of editorial design experience (print and digital) required. This position is based in our San Francisco office; remote not an option. Please send a resume, along with PDF samples (no larger than 5MB) or a link to a portfolio website, to

Associate Art Director

Yoga Journal is looking for an experienced, motivated, and talented Associate Art Director to join our new team in Boulder, Colorado. We are looking for a creative individual to work with the art and edit team on both the print magazine and the iPad editions. The ideal candidate has strong editorial design and art direction skills, great communication and team-building skills, as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast paced environment. Being innovative and knowledgeable about technology trends, tablet software, and tools a major plus.

Editorial designer

Editorial Designer Yoga Journal is looking for an experienced and talented Editorial Designer. We are looking for a creative individual to work with the art and edit team on both the print magazine and the iPad editions. The ideal candidate is someone who is a strong magazine designer and is innovative and knowledgeable about technology trends, tablet software, and tools. This individual also has the ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

New York Magazine Fall Photo Internship

PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT FALL 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, 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, being a contributing member during creative meetings, and possibly undertaking some photography assignments if skills permit. -2 days per week minimum -Please include desired duration of internship (3 months, 6 months, 600 hours, etc) Please email cover letter and resume to

Men's Fashion Magazine Art/Photo/Graphic Design Internship

Description Job/Internship type: Unpaid Internship Company/Publication Name: Essential Homme Magazine Location: New York City Description: Essential Homme is a print and digital men's fashion magazine (website: is seeking a junior graphic design student for an internship in the Art/Photo/Graphic Design Section. This is an unpaid internship. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine and on our photoshoots if needed. Duties will include: closely working with our Art & Design Director, updating layouts, minor imaging retouching work, and some design. Candidates should have an interest in magazine publishing, strong working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Has some print design experience, good typographic skills, and a solid understanding of the grid. Web design and HTML, Video Editing knowledge is a huge plus but not necessarily required. Must provide a portfolio of recent work and is eager to learn.

GQ Production department

GQ is seeking talented production artists to assist during closings of the print issue and with the creation of tablet editions. Position is freelance with potential for long-term assignment. Applicants do not need to have experience working in both print and digital, but must have experience working in one of these realms.


Popular Mechanics magazine has an immediate opening for an associate-level freelance designer to work on both print and tablet editions of the magazine.


What we're looking for:

The associate-level freelance designer will collaborate closely with the senior art director to transform the print edition into interactive tablet editions. He or she will also collaborate with the design director, the photography director, and the editors to conceptualize and plan visuals for both print and tablet editions. The ideal candidate is someone who is a strong designer with a passion for magazines and is innovative and knowledgeable about technology trends, tablet software, and tools.


-Bachelor's degree in related field.

-5+ years consumer magazine experience.

-Sophisticated sense of design, photography, and typography.

-Problem-solving, interactive approach to design.

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong organizational and time-management skills. Ability to work well in a deadline-driven, collaborative environment.

-Strong attention to detail.

-Skilled in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro, WoodWing, Adobe AIR, and HTML 5 a plus. Web/interactive design experience a plus.

InStyle Art Dept Intern

InStyle Magazine is looking for a full-time PAID Fall 2013 art department intern to start as soon as possible and work through the end of the year. The ideal candidate should be proficient in InDesign and PhotoShop. Must be extremely organized, a fast worker, possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize, and have the desire to enter a career in magazine design. The intern will assist the art department with day to day art and production responsibilities including organizing of film for processing, distributing approved layouts, and basic layout design. Must be in the NYC area and be available for an in-person interview. Please be prepared to show your portfolio. Prior magazine internship experience is a plus, but not required.

Marketing Communications Specialist 3 (Designer, The Penn Stater Magazine)

The Penn Stater magazine is seeking a Designer to join our team that produces an award-winning bi-monthly magazine for the country's largest alumni association (nearly 173,000 members).

This position reports to the Art Director and will be responsible for the design of front and back of book department pages and the occasional feature. In addition to design, duties include photo research; prepping digital files for prepress; trafficking files through our production process; working closely with freelance illustrators; and participating in planning and brainstorming meetings with the rest of the magazine staff.

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Variety is looking for a Photo Editor

Variety is currently looking for a passionate and energetic full-time Photo Editor to work with our creative team on its redesigned and re-imagined weekly magazine. Attention to detail and strong Photoshop skills are required. The Photo Editor will report to Variety's Directory of Photography. Photo editing tasks for this role will be primarily for print but may include occasional work on our digital edition, as well. Job description & Responsibilities - Commission front of book and feature photography - Manage department and work flow in Photo Director's absence Conceptualize photo shoots with Art Directors and liaise with section editors - Coordinate and assign event photography (Oscars, Emmy's, Film Festivals, etc.) - Provide thorough photo research for features and front of book sections - Source and pitch new applicable photographers - Prepare contracts for new contributors - Log weekly issue estimates and budgets - Oversee payment schedule for all vendors - Maintain and organize photo archive - Assist in basic image retouching for print and web as needed

Creative Director at The FADER

The Creative Director will work in a fast paced busy environment that requires dedication, thorough attention to detail and a keen sense of responsibility and will lead all of The FADER's creative needs. The Creative Director will work with and report to The FADER's Editor In Chief and Publisher. The ideal candidate has ample editorial experience as well as digital/web/general design knowledge and skills.

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