August 2014 Archives

Assistant Photo Editor

Outside Magazine, the nation's leading active lifestyle magazine based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is seeking an Assistant Photo Editor for our 2 person photo department. The ideal candidate should have a background in photography or art history. Responsibilities include; -Sourcing stock images for departments and features -Tracking and coding invoices for stock, illustrations & photo shoots -Completing monthly budget reports for FOB -Assisting with production for FOB and some feature shoots -Entering credits into layouts -Providing image captions to editors -Tracking licensing rights associated with stock imagery -Providing clerical and production assistance to Photo Editor -Occasionally assisting web department with photo inquiries -Sourcing photos for special iPad issues 2-3 times per year -Material returns Seeking applicants who have the following experience: -Knowledge and experience with major stock libraries -Broad knowledge of photographers and photographer agencies across many disciplines -Experience with Adobe CS5, K4 -Ability to research and work independently in a fast past environment -Capable of managing time and able to prioritize responsibilities -Strong negotiation skills -Energetic and able to meet deadlines Send cover letter and resume to

Fashion Photo Editor- DEPARTURES

Fashion Photo Editor- DEPARTURES Work directly with the Fashion & Style Director on domestic and international photo research and fashion shoots--in studio, on location, still-lifes, models, real people--for the center-of-book fashion portfolios and front-of-book Style Etc. section. Produce these fashion-focused photo shoots within a budget (traffic invoicing, estimates, and accruals) and scout locations, hire photographers, stylists, hair & makeup people, establish estimates, do model casting, and edit film with Design Director, to whom this position reports. Provide credit and caption information to the editors.

Art Director

Texas Monthly magazine is currently seeking an enthusiastic, hard working, and highly confident art director to join its creative team. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Assist in supervising the art department staff • Collaborate with creative director on special issues and redesigns • Generate concepts and provide design solutions for stories • Supervise the design process of the front-of-book, feature well, and back-of-book, from initial concepts to issue shipment • Design a minimum of two features per issue • Assign art department issue design duties each month • Design approximately four to six front-and back-of-book pages each month • Design approximately four large, multi-page, complex service packages a year • Assign photography and illustrations • Color-proof photos and final page layouts • Provide occasional design needs for web and digital platforms Position is located in Austin, TX.

Deputy Art Director, Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy, a bi-monthly magazine and news website based in Washington, DC, seeks a talented art director/designer to join our staff. 

About you: You seek out and appreciate art and design. You are a creative at heart, but you are really motivated by a curiosity about the rest of the world. You enjoy explaining complex issues in order to educate an audience on a particular issue. You have an inherent interest in politics, advocacy, international culture, and believe the best way to manifest this is by creating compelling (and beautiful) narratives that engage readers and start conversations. You don't just scan headlines--you consume media. You read, a lot. And you love living in (or would like to live in) our nation's capital.

Must have skillsets:
• Adobe Creative Suite
• Vast knowledge/personal relationships with illustrators, artists, designers, creative reps and agencies, and photographers to commission/collaborate with
• Impeccable design sensibility with attention to detail
• 2 to 3 years experience in an art director/editorial designer capacity
• Illustration/graphic-illustration/image-making ability (note: gets fun and dirty making images)
• Familiarity collaborating with journalists, editors, and developers, in a magazine, newspaper, or online capacity
• Ability to think quickly through news stories, to find unique angles that challenge conventional storytelling
• Keeps well-organized and clean files (note: keeps a tight grid system)

Nice to have skillsets:
• Some coding experience (CSS and HTML) possibly jQuery, D3--and an interest in expanding said skills
• Data visualization/longform/interactives experience
• Experience with photo editing, familiarity and/or relationships with photo agencies
• Writing/editing experience
• Video editing/motion graphics experience
• A background in politics, advocacy, or international affairs

Senior Associate Art Director

Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines are currently seeking a Senior Associate Art Director with experience in editorial design, to join a department of thriving and talented creatives. Working both independently and in support of the Design Director, the ideal candidate will be able to design for a variety of magazine topics and formats in a myriad of styles. Responsibilities include: • Create and execute the design of department pages as well as some feature well pages • Design sample pages and compose style sheets for layout production • Manage the visual design and production from inception to finish • Help with the management of production of digital and marketing materials • Create and manage budgets for individual art projects such as photography and illustration

Graphic Designer

The Reader is seeking a Graphic Designer to design and manage weekly content--from listings to magazine-style features to multipart special issues--for print and web; to maintain quality and innovation in design; and to manage and direct design interns and freelance photographers.

Art Director

Ad Age, the premier publication for the marketing and advertising industries, is seeking a dynamic, visionary Art Director who can give our brand a level of design excellence that matches the quality of our award-winning journalism. The Art Director will be an expert in visual storytelling and creating covers that demand attention. He or she will be able to work with our talented newsroom team to plan, design and produce high-impact editorial pages, striking infographics and other related editorial content - largely in print, but also on digital platforms -- that will tell stories in interesting, new and unique ways. He or she will be given not only the charge of creating excellent visual content but of instilling a culture of visual excellence. He or she will bring creativity, energy and a stream of ideas to our brand.

Digital Designer

Digital Designer Location: Los Angeles, CA PMC is looking for a digital designer in our Los Angeles office to create cutting-edge designs across our editorial brands. The ideal candidate has over 3 years of web design and production experience and is capable of solving day-to-day design tasks with creative solutions that will have a positive impact on the organization. The Digital Designer must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with product, development, editorial and other departments to implement better design solutions across our brands. You must be a creative thinker, detail-oriented, confident, and able to express ideas in an articulate, well-thought-out manner. Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines is a must. Responsibilities: • Interpret user behaviors and analytics in order to improve UX/UI with new features and design solutions • Create detailed wireframes and concepts for development • Active participation in research and strategy discussions with product managers and stakeholders • Present concepts in various stages of completion to large and small groups • Manage your time wisely and keep the team up-to-date • Work closely with development and engineering teams to translate, implement, and safeguard the design integrity of prototypes and final products • Guide and participate in the testing process to interpret user feedback, usage data, industry trends, etc. • Stay current on design and web trends and educate others on best practices

Associate Art Director, The Atlantic

The Atlantic Magazine seeks a full-time Associate Art Director for Editorial and Tablet design. Under the direction of the Creative Director, the Associate Art Director will contribute to the design of The Atlantic magazine, hire illustrators, commission photography, and develop information graphics for use across The Atlantic media. The ideal candidate is a forward thinking, creative, problem solver with at least 5 years of editorial design experience.

Photo Researcher - Fodor's

Fodor's Travel, one of the world's leading travel publishers, seeks an outstanding Photo Researcher to join our team. We're looking for a sophisticated visual editor with strong digital experience to curate, produce, and research inspirational travel photos across all of our award-winning products--guidebooks,, apps, e-Books--and social media. Our ideal candidate is passionate about travel photography and thrives in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines and expanding image library needs. This job is based in our New York offices and reports to the Senior Photo Editor. Primary responsibilities: 1. Collaborate with digital, print, and social media teams to curate stunning slideshows, site sections, guidebooks, blog posts, apps, and more, with a mix of daily and long-lead deadlines 2. Maintain DAM best practices and suggest enhancements to our existing system when applicable 3. Create, review, and maintain essential metadata entries for accurate image tracking 4. Contribute ideas to and curate photos for blog stories, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook 5. Uphold the cohesive visual aesthetic of Fodor's photos across all channels 6. Manage interns as needed Desired Skills and Qualifications • Four year college degree in photography, multimedia, or film • Minimum 2+ years of experience as a photo researcher at a fast-paced lifestyle website or magazine • Strong communication and organization skills with a passion for the details • Strong knowledge of usage rights, permissions, and copyright • Experience navigating DAM systems, including ingesting images • Uploading images via CMS tools • Well versed in all methods of sourcing images: working with PR agencies, stock photo libraries, creative commons and public domain images • Expert eye for images that convey a sense of place and inspire wanderlust • Keeps abreast of photo industry trends and working photographers • Strong Bridge and Photoshop expertise with cropping, color correcting, resizing, and IPTC core metadata

Production Coordinator/Editorial Designer

22nd Century Media, LLC, has an immediate opening for a full-time in-house production coordinator/editorial designer. This position will focus on coordinating and assisting with the editorial design of our 14 community newspapers, production of annual community guides for local chambers of commerce, coordinating file delivery/proofing with print vendors, and assisting with the production of marketing material and other projects as requested. Applicants for the production coordinator/editorial designer position must have experience designing for print publications, working with outside vendors and clients. Although this is mainly a print position, experience producing web graphics and sites is a plus. Travel between the Orland Park and Northbrook offices may be required on occasion. Responsibilities • Art direct/produce 60- to 80-page annual community guides, including interacting with clients • Project Manager in charge of coordinating production and design of weekly newspapers with remote designers • Assist with editorial design for weekly community newspapers • Coordinate design and production of special sections • Coordinate file delivery and proofing with print vendors • Determine deadlines and production schedules for special sections and new projects • Assist in production of in-house marketing material and other projects as requested • Participate in departmental discussions and critiques Programs used (Mac platform): InDesign CS5.5 InCopy CS5.5 Illustrator CS5.5 Photoshop CS5.5 Acrobat

Associate Creative Director - Marketing Print & Digital

The Associate Creative Director of Marketing for Print and Digital is responsible for the management and supervision of staff as well as the design and development of user interface deliverables and artwork including print materials for SourceMedia marketing, Marketing Solutions Group and Conferences Group. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: • Manage and supervise the staff, workflow and deliverables of the editorial production group and marketing design group. • Conceive highly creative branding and design solutions for print, e-mail, direct mail, supplements, eBooks/Digital Editions, banner ads and Photoshop mockups for websites. • Apply ingenuity, creativity and analytical and organizational skills to identify solutions for Internal clients and advertisers. • Estimate resource needs/schedules, assign projects and hire freelance help when necessary. • Recommend or approve interaction methods and devices to accomplish given user-tasks. • Work closely with development teams and external vendors to QA development and implementation. • Stay up to date with latest trends in technology, industry, design and user experience. • Utilize Basecamp project management tool to manage projects, tasks, and working hours. • Assume responsibilities of the Group Creative Director when necessary, e.g., vacations.

Fall 2014 Intern

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Fall 2014. 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, conceptual imaging skills and ipad design are a must. Candidates will work directly with the 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 32-40 hours per week. This is not a paid internship. Specific Skills Mandatory: - Thorough understanding and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software (especially Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) on Mac - Strong conceptual skills - Detail-oriented and well-organized - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Strong work ethic, positive attitude and eagerness to learn

Sr. Designer

WIRED is looking for a senior designer to join our team on the advertising side, as a full-time freelancer for 4 weeks, with potential for something more long term.

Associate Art Director for Houstonia Magazine

Houstonia magazine has a rare opening for a designer to work as part of a two-person art team at the top-selling city/regional publication in America's fourth-largest city. We are looking for a Associate Art Director with a strong aesthetic sensibility, a detail-oriented designer with a bold creative vision and a proven track record as a team player. Working directly with the Design Director, you will need a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for photography, and exceptional typography skills, as this designer is responsible for designing editorial layouts for narrative and service features and regularly appearing departments. You will also be making assignments for photographers and illustrators, as well as editing and color-correcting photos. 3 to 5 years of design experience at a consumer magazine is a must, as is proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator and the ability to multitask and work with deadlines. Hands-on illustration ability is a big plus and web skills -- including design, video, and interactive media -- are also preferred, but not necessary.

Harper's BAZAAR Art & Design FALL Intern

Harper's BAZAAR magazine is seeking Fall interns that can receive college credit to intern in the Art/Design Department. Some processes you will learn will be: organizing the art flow, scanning images, updating the "book" and mini walls, and how to design front of book pages. Must have experience with Photoshop and InDesign, a major relating to graphic design, and a strong interest in fashion is ideal. Internships are typically 2-3 days a week, starting in the end of August/beginning of September and concluding in December.

Senior Designer

Seventeen is looking for a Senior Designer to: Design and shepherd FOB and feature stories through all stages of production; help maintain and evolve the look of the magazine; oversee interns.

Los Angeles Magazine Art Department Intern

Looking for a FALL 2014 Art Intern, starting immediately. Assist Design Director and Art Directors in our busy art department to develop our award winning monthly magazine. Photo research, typeface research, illustration research, layout design, mocking up concepts, photo shoots, etc. are examples of daily tasks. Intern will work closely with staff and learn how the magazine gets made every month. -Must be enrolled in an accredited school. -Must have some InDesign and Photoshop skills. -Must be a Graphic Design major. -Internship is unpaid but can receive school credit. -Please email Annie Hong at with your resume and samples of design work or link to portfolio. Phone interview or in person interview will be scheduled. 323-801-0063.



Newspaper designer

An award-winning design team needs creative and hard working page designers. The Chronicle-Tribune produces high quality daily newspapers in North Central Indiana. The position provides the opportunity for hands-on experience developing visual storytelling techniques. The C-T design desk in Marion, Ind. assembles five local dailies across the region. Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree in journalism or related subject. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop required. Send resume to: Matt Hutton, managing editor, and David Penticuff, editor, the Chronicle-Tribune, 610 S. Adams St., Marion, IN 46953; e-mail, Please make sure email size does not exceed 2.5 MB. Samples will be sought upon request.

Junior Designer

U-T San Diego is seeking an energetic and creative junior page designer to join the newsroom design team. You must have college, internship or other previous design experience working on a newspaper, magazine or other publication. You should have good interpersonal skills and be comfortable collaborating with multiple departments in a fast-paced environment. Duties will include designing covers and inside pages for news as well as features sections. Must be flexible with schedule, including working night and weekend shifts.

Art/Design Intern Food Network Magazine

Art Intern Food Network Magazine (Hearst Corporation) is seeking a graphic design student for a fall 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

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