June 2014 Archives

Magazine Art Director

SAM is the tri annual publication for the 72,000 graduates of Suffolk University in Boston and other readers on and beyond our campus. The magazine, available in print and digital editions, is closer aesthetically to a consumer publication than an institutional magazine so the role of Art Director is particularly significant. The work is performed offsite as a contract position so that we are able to consider candidates from any region, but design professionals in the Greater Boston area are preferred. Recognized with dozens of awards from national organizations in communications and education, SAM is noted for innovative design and we are seeking art direction from seasoned, visionary designer.

Designer, Vogue.com

Overview Vogue.com is look for a Senior Graphic Designer with a refined aesthetic and impeccable style to help elevate the general design standards of the website. We are looking for a candidate with good digital experience that will be able to pitch and produce special projects. We are requiring advanced skills, from concept to execution, that will allow the junior designers to focus on their day-to-day design tasks. Responsibilities · The senior designer will work closely with writers and editors to come up with new approaches and will also help oversee the quality of the Junior Designer's work. · The Senior Designer must be hands on and will work on the day to day design needs of the art department. · They will also directly oversee the freelancers and be responsible for scheduling, budgeting and working with the Managing Editor. Requirements: · +3 Years in Graphic Design

Freelance Photo Assistant, Architectural Digest

AD is seeking a responsible, motivated full-time assistant-level freelancer to work with its photography department. The assistant will support the photo editors on a range of tasks, primarily administrative, but also photo research and production, as needed. Ideal candidates are entry-level recent grads with an interest in editorial photography and publishing who are available for full-time work. This is a great opportunity for photography (or related) majors with an interest in interiors, architecture, luxury lifestyle, art and design. Candidates should be organized and detail-oriented, able to multitask, and have strong communication and computer skills.

Art Assistant - Saveur Magazine

Saveur magazine seeks a motivated art assistant with strong graphic design skills and a passion for food, travel, and culture to become part of a new design team at this award-winning publication; some experience working in the art department of a print magazine required (can be an internship); eagerness to learn and improve skills a must; assistant will be responsible for production as well as some front-of-book design and will create tablet versions of the magazine.


Saveur magazine is seeking an enthusiastic, resourceful, hard-working photography editor with a passion for food, travel, and culture. This key position assigns all photography for regular and special issues and fulfills all photo research requests, working closely with editor-in chief, art director, and editors to achieve the excellence in visual storytelling that is a hallmark of Saveur. Ability to get maximum results while keeping within a reasonable budget is a must. This person will also shoot photos in-house as necessary.

Esquire Photo Intern

Esquire Magazine is seeking an enthusiastic Photo Intern to join their team. Duties include but are not limited to: assisting in photo research, prop scouting for photo shoots, and light administrative work. There may be opportunities to assist on set. This internship is for college credit ONLY. Please apply only if you are eligible for college credit. Applicants should be able to commit to 3 full days/week, starting mid-August through late November/early December.

Maxim Photo Intern

Maxim Magazine is seeking enthusiastic Photo Interns to join their team for the fall semester. Applicants must be photography majors, detail oriented, thorough, hard working and responsible. Interns will have the opportunity to see how a photo department for a nationally distributed magazine operates from the inside. Interns will learn what it takes to produce glamour, portrait, fashion and still-life photo shoots for a monthly magazine. Students will also be trained to help with photo research. This internship is for college credit only. Please only respond if you are eligible for college credit.

Digital Editorial Designer, Creative Services

The sharing of ideas and experiences is what moves humanity forward. We're looking for a digital editorial designer to help us shape storytelling on Medium. You'll be working alongside editors and designers within the Creative Services team to bring to life the stories and ideas of our content partners, from conception to publication. You'll need a strong visual aesthetic and a sense for the look and feel of online storytelling. You are comfortable with designing for web/mobile, passionate about the future of digital publications and have a strong understanding of responsive design. You are familiar with trends in online and digital design, including new forms such as Vines, animated GIFs, data visualization. You can think visually. Illustration skills are a strong plus. Responsibilities Working with editors and authors at Medium to determine the best visual treatment for a story Designing and creating layouts for stories and marketing collateral Experimenting with new design/form ideas and suggesting features for product development Assisting Medium editors and designers in identifying and acquiring high-quality photos, illustrations, and other art for stories Valuable skills Solid experience as a designer at a design agency, national web and/or print publications Intimate knowledge of Medium and how images work on the platform An ability and desire to find visual analogs for online stories An ability to innovate with images and form on the platform via animated GIFs, text overlays, gradients, and color washes, among other techniques An ability to manipulate images via Photoshop An ability and desire to advance the design of online editorial layouts and able to prototype new ideas within Illustrator, Sketch and/or InDesign Familiarity with all common image formats--web standards (JPG, PNG, GIF) as well as PSD, AI, and EPS--and an ability to optimize them for web/mobile display

Assistant Designer

The editorial art department at Cooking Light--the country's largest epicurean magazine--seeks a passionate and energetic Assistant Designer to join our creative team in Birmingham, AL. The Assistant Designer will design various front-of-book stories, and translate these print layouts for our tablet editions. The assistant will also perform light administrative duties for the Creative Director, including managing her schedule and filing expenses. The ideal candidate will possess: · Excellent layout and typographic skills · Fluency in the Adobe Creative Suite · Relentless attention to detail · Ability to take direction and work closely with other team members · Exceptional time-management skills with capacity to juggle multiple tasks · Past publication internship or work experience required · Tablet experience a plus If you are a can-do person looking to immerse yourself in the magazine design culture and enjoy cat videos and happy hours, we'd like to hear from you. Visit timeinc.com/careers to apply.

Need outside studio for magazine redesign

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) is seeking a graphic design firm, specifically experienced in publications, to redesign its association monthly magazine, Strategic Finance. Both print and online versions will be needed, as well as a magazine app for tablets. To see a sample issue of Strategic Finance, go to: http://mydigimag.rrd.com/publication/?i=186153. If you are interested in receiving a Request For Proposals, contact Mary Zisk, Design Director, at mzisk@imanet.org before Friday, June 27, 2014. Please supply your website link or a URL that shows examples of your work.

Assistant Art Director

Grist is seeking an Assistant Art Director who will provide daily creative support for our award-winning green-news website and related organizational projects. You will work directly with Grist's editorial staff, and will be responsible for various media including illustrations for articles, stand-alone images, and other projects. You must have a strong illustration portfolio, a well-developed sense of humor, and a willingness to have fun, play, and get creative -- all with an eye to meeting deadlines. Deadlines. Always deadlines. Responsibilities: You will be in charge of all images and other media that accompany Grist articles: Must be able to execute illustrations for articles in collaboration with editors and writers; Must have enthusiasm for all forms of editorial illustration -- cartoons, illustrations, infographics, photos, etc. Should be familiar with latest internet image language, from hot styles to meme-y photohacks; Will develop -- or even arrive with -- a growing database of artists you can call on to provide illustration or other support when necessary; Will be open to design direction and be able to adapt to Grist's evolving house style, and Will also have specific, growing design vision and ideas to implement and experiment with, especially in regard to special editorial projects and tools for storytelling (infographics, motion graphics, slideshows, timelines, videos, etc) You will also illustrate materials for marketing and development projects as requested by those departments, including illustrations for campaigns, T-shirts, annual reports, printed cards, etc. Consider it a fun 10% of the job, and as most of these deadlines are not same day, you will often get to collaborate with other illustrators, depending on the project, and some truly creative Gristers!


The Washington Post has an opening for a designer on its Design team. The ideal candidate will be working on deadline in a fast-paced environment throughout the newsroom -- from the Style section to Metro and other weekly sections. The Design team is responsible for the design of the newspaper and its magazine, and contributes to the Post's digital apps and long-form enterprise design. These positions will be heavily involved in print, but every designer on the staff is also designing for digital products. Designing for projects and even A-1 will be expected. The ideal candidates must have the ability to design print and digital projects which are bold, surprising and energetic, while balancing navigational clarity and section pacing and adhering to The Post's standards of accuracy and news judgment. Proven skills with photo journalism, graphics and typography are essential. We place a premium on collaboration and expect designers to be catalysts for creativity. Our designers are expected to be self-starters who add value to stories using alternative formats, to articulate reasons for design decisions, and to take initiative in planning processes to make The Post's pages as strong as possible. The positions will include evenings and weekend work and at least four years of publication experience is required. Experience with Eidos Methode or digital design a plus. Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator is required. Digital experience is preferred.

Senior Designer

SEEKING: Senior Designer for Custom Publishing Company We are Topix Media Lab, a custom publishing company seeking someone at the senior designer level. You are...possibly the person who will help us end our search. You'll work directly with our creative director and help our small but energetic staff create a different magazine every two weeks. We're a fast-paced office and our design team works at lightning speed, so those without an expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite will likely be out of their depth. We're also seeking someone who doesn't need a lot of hand holding, because--if it wasn't already clear--we've got a lot of work to do. We expect you to bring a designer's eye, an editor's brain and an artist's soul to every project we'll task you with working on, which might be anything from turning copy into a gorgeous layout or working hand in hand with our Creative Director to create an entire template for a future publication. Every day is different. We're staffed by veterans from the magazine industry who have worked at titles such as Rolling Stone, FHM, Sports Illustrated, Men's Health, People and Jane, and we create magazines for brands such as Newsweek, Reader's Digest and TV Guide Magazine. We'd love to add you to our team, assuming you're amazing. Interested applicants should reply with a resume, a link to your portfolio and a short cover letter explaining why we can't live without you. At a glance requirements: -Must be able to handle multiple projects at once in a very fast-paced environment -2 years plus experience in consumer print magazine design -Expert in InDesign (emphasis on speed and accuracy) -Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop -Under supervision of creative director, ability to create original templates from ground-up for magazines ranging across wide subject areas. -A sense of humor, please, for the love of God

Magazine Designer -- Beckett Media (Dallas, Texas)

Are you a seasoned publications designer? Beckett Media is seeking a design editor with extensive deadline experience to design covers, interior features and departments for all five of its monthly titles about sports cards and memorabilia collecting -- Beckett Baseball, Beckett Football, Beckett Basketball, Beckett Hockey and Beckett Sports Card Monthly. Candidates will need to be able to meet deadlines, handle prepress responsibilities and work flow as they work in conjunction with editors on these five titles. Please send cover letter, resume, link to work samples and salary requirements to bdumas@beckett.com. See samples of our pages here: http://www.beckett.com/news/2014/06/beckett-media-seeks-experienced-magazine-designer/

Deputy Art Director - Travel&Leisure

Travel+Leisure is seeking an ambitious and creative designer to join its busy art department. The Deputy Art Director is a one of the leading designers in the art department whose main focus will be on managing, designing and evolving the Radar section of the magazine. Additionally, this designer will work on multi-layered packages and features each month. The ideal candidate will have existing relationships with illustrators and a deep love of photography. Must have knowledge of the fashion world and will be asked to go on still-life fashion and product shoots. Candidate will also be asked to work on tablet design from time to time, but that is not this position's primary role.

Art Director - Departures

Departures is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Art Director to join it's creative team in NYC. The Art Director will contribute to all sections of the magazine, including featured stories and packages, from initial concept through final shipping.


South Magazine--the award winning publication that celebrates the style of the new South--has an amazing career opportunity for a full time Art Director in our Savannah, GA office. A successful candidate will be an experienced individual with an innovative and contemporary style. Prior design experience in magazine layout required. An Art Director for The South should be organized, self-starting and possess excellent time management skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously. This is the perfect opportunity to leave the hustle and bustle of a big city market and dive into a developing market and make it your own. Salary to commensurate with experience.


CLM NY is looking to hire a full time Sr. Producer and Junior Producer to start sometime in June. Seeking an extremely organized individual gifted at managing shoot production schedules and budgets. He/she will work with the photo department to ensure that all photo shoots are produced and managed smoothly. Salary tbd according to experience. Responsibilities: . Creating estimates, managing budgets, negotiating fees/rates, generating invoices, closing and billing jobs. • Manage the scheduling and booking of all talent (model, hair, and makeup) for shoots • Develop shoot schedules and call sheets • Manage the budgets for shoots, reconcile actual versus estimated budgets • Ensure all shoot related invoices are properly negotiated, submitted and processed by accounts payable on time and within budget • Liaise between a variety of vendors including outside production companies, catering, location vehicles, equipment houses, casting, location scouts, etc.,

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