December 2013 Archives

Associate Art Director

New Jersey Monthly--the leading regional magazine in the state--is looking for an associate art director. This person will be responsible for front and back of book pages (from concept through completion), special projects as needed, and art department administrative tasks. The right candidate must have a passion for editorial art direction and design, be great at crafting type, and be able to carry the load of a substantial part of a busy two-person department, covering for the art director in her absence. Great design and communication skills, expert adobe software skills, and the ability to juggle multiple projects while maintaining a positive and pro-active attitude are required. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of editorial experience, ideally at a consumer publication. Design for multiple digital platforms is a plus. This is a great opportunity for someone to work with top photographers and illustrators and play a key role with a highly experienced fun editorial team. We are located in the pretty town of Morristown, NJ. Excellent benefirs. EOE. Please send resume, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 3mg) or online link to

Designer 1

Designer 1 A Designer 1 is responsible for planning and designing pages for print products in the Phoenix Design Studio. Some digital design may be involved. Designers will also be responsible for special design projects, as assigned, and for producing art/graphics and/or designing pages that adhere to legal, ethical and quality standards. Responsibilities & Requirements •Must be able to communicate fluently in English since most products that will be assigned will be produced in English, which requires the individual to understand the language in order to create appropriate designs. •Must have design skills using design software to include InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. •Must have experience producing simple to moderately complex designs that are creative, appealing, accurate, etc. •Ability to lay out pages that are proportioned, balanced and aesthetically pleasing. •Understanding of the print process and ability to produce visual elements in accordance with print standards. •Ability to plan, organize, identify problems and correct issues related to page flow under the pressure of deadlines and in a noisy environment. •Ability to be creative. •Sound grammar, spelling and punctuation skills. •Effective communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment. •Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 1 year page and/or graphic design experience is preferred. •Experience in a newspaper setting is desired. Republic Media (a Gannett Company) is a local media company where you want to work. We know, because we work here. Reaching more than 2.2 million people each week, we are home to more than 25 brands, including The Arizona Republic, and 12 News. Republic Media is more than your typical media company. It's a fast-paced culture offering extensive growth opportunities that plays to your strengths and fosters your talent.

Associate Art Director, mental_floss

Mental_floss magazine is seeking an Associate Art Director to join our small but mighty team in New York City. Working closely with the creative director and the editorial team, the Associate Art Director will be responsible for executing bold original design concepts. This includes assigning and directing illustrators and and photographers, managing issue budgets, and all aspects of page production from conception through prep for pre-press. Candidates should have a proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and demonstrated experience in all of the above. At least three years experience in the design department at a consumer magazine preferred. We're looking for someone with an innate understanding of our aesthetic and editorial point of view. We need a strong conceptual thinker, but also someone who is willing to get their hands dirty. There are no egos on our team, and there are also no limits to what we'll let you bring to the table and the ways we'll let you grow in this role. Do your own illustrations? Want to try your hand at typography? Awesome. We're looking for someone who wants to do more than just get the job done. We're looking for someone who wants to make something amazing! We offer a competitive salary and benefits and a fun and flexible work environment, in which it is not uncommon to encounter the occasional internet celebrity cat.

Digital Designer, Runner's World

Rodale is seeking a talented digital designer to create clean, elegant and engaging presentations for the Runner's World website and other online assets. This person will be involved in the design of several new initiatives, as well as existing programs and projects. He or she will work closely with the digital editorial group and developers, and with the magazine's design director to extend print design elements to the online space.  This role will be based at our Emmaus, PA offices.


·         Engage and delight the Runner's World audience with smart, creative design.

·         Actively participate in the entire process of design work - from conception to execution.

·         Offer suggestions and solutions to improve user experience from a design standpoint.

·         Focus efforts on the website and mobile assets. Additional duties may involve tablet design.

·         Help create wireframes and bring them to fruition.

·         Present data, text, photos and other elements to tell stories and provide information in non-traditional ways.

·         Compose elements such as navigation, column headers, buttons, and icons throughout the website.

·         Illustrate / compile art for exclusive digital content.

If interested in this opportunity, please apply directly to the job posting via the following link:

Multimedia Art Director

The Time Inc. Branded Solutions group seeks a Multimedia Art Director. Time Inc. Branded Solutions is an integrated, full-service sales, marketing and creative department for Time Inc.'s largest advertisers. The group harnesses the scale of Time Inc.'s assets with branded programs and ideas that add significant value to our clients' investment. About the role: Candidate will develop innovative creative marketing solutions for Time Inc. advertisers. We are looking for someone with a strong print and digital background who is highly creative with great attention to detail. Projects will include print, digital, mobile and Tablet solutions. Candidate will create enhanced for tablet executions for Time Inc. advertisers. Responsibilities include creative ideation and realization of mock ups of print, digital, mobile and tablet concepts. Candidate must be able to take project from ldeation through activation. Looking for a strong designer with an excellent sense of typography and team player who is able to manage multiple projects and communicate well with project managers.

Art/Design Intern Food Network Magazine

Food Network Magazine (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: January-April 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).

Good Housekeeping Magazine 2014 Spring Art Intern

Good Housekeeping Magazine is looking for a 2014 Spring ART INTERN. The right candidate will hold many of the same responsibilities as a full-time staff member, including concepting 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. Please email resume and at least 8 PDF samples of your design work (or a link to portfolio site) to either or *This is an unpaid internship and must receive academic credit.

Senior Designer ESPN the Magazine

Applicants must have an online portfolio in order to be considered for this position. The senior designer interprets and participates in the translation of information into design concepts and designs for ESPN The Magazine. Working under the direction of the senior director of design, the senior designer develops and trouble-shoots layouts, assign illustrations and graphics, and works with the overall editorial staff so that the visual design and accompanying artwork enhance the story. The candidate is expected to exhibit mastery of magazine design yet should be receptive to the multipurpose utility of a department working in a digital environment. ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company's mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere. Responsibilities • Design and art-direct, various stories/features/digital collaborations. • Conceptualize, develop and execute the visual design and layout of pages and projects. • Assign illustrations and provide feedback to illustrators. • Manage and successfully complete multiple design projects and meet production deadlines. • Collaborate closely with the design, photo, digital, production and editorial staffs. • Support senior director of design and art directors on projects. • Conversant in Social Media in order to adapt magazine graphics Basic Qualifications • Minimum 5 years' consumer magazine design experience. • Sophisticated sense of design, photography and typography. • Can develop quick design solutions when page configurations change. • Able to manage projects from start to finish. • Well-versed in reviewing color. • Facile using Adobe Creative Suite (CS4), Microsoft Office. Preferred Qualifications • Experience in web/tablet and web/interactive design, along with info graphics, is a plus. • A knowledge of sports. Required Education • Bachelor's degree in related field.

Associate Art Director | Print and Digital | Marketing

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Art Director (Jr Position) to execute designs and prototypes for our digital and marketing/promotional properties. The candidate must have a passion for creating multidimensional designs across from print to web platforms, and have a demonstrated ability to collaborate with the team and internal clients to build engaging digital and promotional designs.

People Magazine Art Department Scanner

Low Resolution/FPO scanning for People magazine. (full-time position) Looking for a, experienced person with EXPERT knowledge of Photoshop (cutting of silo's; slight retouching; etc...) who has excellent organizational skills and an ability to multi-task to join a small three-person team. Along with FPO scanning this position also involves electronic routing and tagging of images in order to maintain our in-house photo database system. Please note that the volume of work is like a production house as we work on many projects simultaneously with the weekly magazine. Occasional weekend work may be necessary in the event of a breaking news story. Knowledge of SCC MediaGrid photo management system a plus, but not necessary

Women's Health Spring Design Aide

Women's Health magazine is currently accepting resumes and portfolio samples for an art and design aide. This PAID opportunity is open to current sophomore-senior undergraduates, graduate students and individuals who are within two years post-graduation. Duties will include assisting the art department and designing layouts for FOB sections of the magazine. A commitment of 3-5 days a week is required, and the job will run from January through April. Must be proficient in InDesign.

Junior Designer

Active Interest Media seeks a junior designer to work in its Home Group, based in Boulder, Colorado. The Designer will assist the senior design team in all phases of the design process, working on everything from department pages to feature stories. This will be for both the print and tablet versions of our magazines, including the newly relaunched Old House Journal. We are looking for someone who is both a conceptual and a visual thinker, able to communicate effectively and package information in compelling ways. S/he should be an independent designer who works well in a team environment. Must possess strong typographic skills and a sophisticated design sense. A serious interest in hand-lettering, illustration, painting, or print making is a plus. Send resume and portfolio (pdf or online link) to

Web Producer

Nomad Editions seeks an experienced candidate to freelance for various client projects in a web production capacity, reporting to the design director. Accuracy, efficiency, analytical skills and independent problem solving are vital to being successful in this position. Responsibilities: -Build, test, and deploy custom promotional magazines and email blasts that will display properly on all platforms (mobile, desktop etc.), using completed templates within our CMS. - Build custom web pages and micro-sites on occasion when the CMS alone won't solve the problem. - Deploy email blasts using MailChimp, optimizing for analytics -Work within our content management platform, Readz, which deploys HTML5, responsively-designed "magazines". Qualifications - BA or BS, ideally with emphasis in communications, marketing, advertising, computer science or related field - Proficient technical knowledge in: HTML (hand-coding); CSS (hand-coding); web content management systems - Minimum of 2 years experience in digital media or a combination of digital/traditional media. - A strong understanding of the editorial process. - Experience with video editing a plus; JavaScript, Photoshop, Acrobat, Doubleclick, GoogleAnalytics, Dreamweaver or your preferred HTML editor a must. - Team player that has excellent time management and communication skills. - Self-starter that can multitask, solve problems and take ownership of projects. - Work will be based in our offices in Midtown Manhattan, but may evolve as necessary to allow for significant telecommuting.

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