April 2015 Archives

Digital Creative Associate

About the role: Our Digital Creative Associates are strategic, creative, reliable and driven by results. They are responsible for internal branding, developing and designing creative units for current and future clients. Applicants must be able to take direction, have a strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task. This position is a full time paid position with room for advancement; compensation includes a strong base salary, attractive benefits, effective training and an exhilarating work environment. Core responsibilities: • Strategize and Execute creative digital placements for current and prospective clients • Developing new and innovative digital creative ideas to successfully meet and exceed client performance expectations • Concept and collaborate with account team and other members of the creative team to ensure creative concepts and tactics are on brand and strategically sound • Create and update internal branding collateral • Manage Wordpress hosted company website

Food Network Magazine Summer 2015 Photo Internship

Food Network Magazine's photo department is looking for a summer 2015 intern to assist the photography department. The intern should have an interest in photography and/or food. Intern will assist the department in daily activities such as organizing call sheets, prop shopping, sitting in on shoots, maintaining prop closet, etc. This is for credit only, unpaid.

Design Director, Atlanta Magazine Custom Media

Atlanta magazine is currently seeking a confident, hard-working, self-motivated individual to lead the art department of the magazine's custom media division (AMCM). Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Designing the annual Georgia Travel Guide and two biannual issues of Southbound magazine, our regional travel publication, as well as supporting collateral for those titles; duties include finalizing lineup, assigning and art directing photo shoots, soliciting photography, designing layouts, print production, color correction, and proofing • Working closely with editors to create and oversee overall look of all titles in the portfolio; producing and presenting comps for new publications to clients • Reviewing work of staff and contract designers • Hiring and managing contributing photographers and illustrators • Coordinating with production and AMCM editorial staffs to ensure deadlines are met

Fall Intership at Cosmopolitan

Get valuable "real world" experience in the publishing industry! • You will be supervised by the Creative Director, Integrated Marketing and learn from the art department, marketing and sales staff at Cosmopolitan and Cosmo for Latinas Magazines • Level of skill will determine level of projects on which the intern assists. • Projects can involve: design of flyers, digital flyers, e-blasts, counter cards, posters, invites, logos, misc. sales materials, etc.; scanning and light retouching, archiving and re-sizing files; researching images and ideas for Photo shoots and help with Photo shoots. • Help design in-book Custom Content pages.


New York magazine seeks someone to oversee the production and technical aspects of our tablet workflow. We need a problem solver to manage the technical demands of translating our print magazine to the iPad on a bi-weekly basis. The position is permanent part-time: Thursday afternoon through Saturday, every other week. The position also requires some light design. General Requirements: Attention to detail and organization Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities Strong communication and collaborative skills Ability to stay calm under pressure 1 year (min) experience in tablet production at a print publication

Assc. Art Director

This is an entry-level contract and paid design position for those looking to get experience and a foot in the door. The Assistant Art Director will report to the Art Director and Executive Editor and be primarily responsible for the creation, construction, and digital adaptation of the advertorial content for four product guides--buyer's guide, apparel guide, resort/heli guide, and holiday gift guide. During the development of the advertorial catalog pages, they will be expected to maintain consistent contact with the respective editors appropriate for that content to ensure that all the brands/resorts are meeting the project guidelines of the catalog pages. In addition, they will supply the sales team with updated PDF proofs of the advertorial pages for the clients to review and approve after no more than three separate revisions. They may also be asked to help out with various random projects as they arise during the production season. The Assistant Art Director must possess the following technical and personal skills: - Strong practical understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) - Excellent communication and organizational skills - Working knowledge of clipping paths and image preparation techniques for print and web output - A good understanding of typographic, print, and web design theory - A sterling attitude and work ethic The ideal candidate will also possess the following skill sets: - Excellent understanding of information design, relationships, and hierarchies - Strong illustrative and logo design skills - Inquisitive observation skills and a keen mind for alternative solutions - Passion for graphic, print, and web design - A love of the outdoors, mountains, snow, and skiing (or snowboarding) This is a contract position and the selected candidate will receive payment upon completion of each stage of the project.

Tablet Designer

Hearst App Lab is seeking a designer to translate print publications to tablet editions. This designer will work closely with the Art Director to design tablet FOB layouts and Well stories from start to finish. They will be responsible for adding interactivity to the layouts and reviewing builds of the magazine for the QA process. The ideal candidate will be a team player and must have the ability to work closely with editors from various Hearst Magazine Brands to assist in creating visually captivating design solutions while excelling at working both independently and in a team environment. He/she will have strong communication skills and a passion for magazine and tablet design. An energetic and friendly attitude and must be forward thinking. Desired Skills and Experience: 3-5 Years magazine/tablet experience Proficiency with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop Woodwing experience is a plus A strong knowledge of design and typography Attention to detail is a must Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills Strong candidates will be plugged into tablet and app trends Knowledge of UI is a plus

Design Director- Chicago Magazine

•Lead visual direction of brand across all platforms, as well as take lead role in visual branding as it relates to all marketing and promotional materials. •Lead four-person design staff (including photo editor), coaching their development and creative growth. In addition, hire and develop freelance talent as needed. •Develop and set standards for photography, illustration and graphic storytelling. •Manage freelance and photography budgets. •Take active role in brand strategy and growth •Lead development of any and all new products as they relate to brand expansion.

Freelance Art Director/ Senior Designer

Rodale's Organic Life is currently seeking a motivated and talented Designer to join this newly launched magazine. This position is a unique opportunity to be hands on with the innovative organic living content. The candidate will be an extraordinary designer who can work collaboratively with the Creative director. The position is located in New York City OR Emmaus, PA. Responsibilities include: • Working closely with the Creative designing front and back-of-book sections • Assisting with ongoing assignments such as scanning and updating the art room wall with current layouts and updating all layouts for the review book • Assigning illustrations, as directed The position requires • Strong design and typography skills • Relentless attention to detail • Organization, integrity, and the ability to effectively manage multiple design projects • Fluency in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and K4 • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Photo Editor

Money magazine and Money.com are searching for a photo editor with at least 4 years of experience.  The candidate must have the skills to produce a wide array of photographic styles, from portraits to conceptual still life to reportage to architectural landscape.  The ideal applicant will bring his or her own large roster of regular collaborators (photographers, stylists, hair & make-up), as well as have an eye for fresh and current talent.  The editor is expected to be comfortable as an art director on-set, whether on location or in-studio.  The candidate must be a resourceful researcher, capable of combing a photographer's archives, stock and government agencies, as well as found sources.  Experience photo editing for websites, as well as shooting and retouching skills are a plus.  Those considered will show proof that they can create quality imagery with spare, thoughtful, and concise production crews that stay under budget.  Above all, the person for this job must be a master conceptual thinker that can collaborate with our art and edit staffs to make pictures that are meaningful and impactful.

Marie Claire Summer Art Dept Intern

Marie Claire is looking for interns in the art department for the Summer. Candidates must have a strong interest in magazine design, photography, typography and love for fashion. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must, plus the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. He/she should be resourceful, responsible and a creative problem-solver. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine. Duties will include but are not limited to: Designing layouts for tablet editions, maintaining and updating the mini wall for each issue, preparing and updating flip books for Editor-in-Chief and Design Director, photo research, and preparing layouts for presentation. Under the guidance of the art department, the intern will experience the process of a national monthly magazine. This is the perfect position for a dynamic, self-motivated college student looking for hands-on experience. Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is required, as well as a major relating to graphic design. This is a non-paid internship and for school credit ONLY. Candidates MUST receive school credit and be able to commit to at least 3 full days a week for our internship program at our New York office. Please contact jyeung@hearst.com if interested.

Good Housekeeping Summer 2015 Art Intern

Good Housekeeping Magazine is looking for an Art Intern for Summer 2015. 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 him or her to see a vision through from concept all the way to finished page. The candidate should be proficient in InDesign and Photoshop. Illustrator and Woodwing skills are a plus. *This is an unpaid internship and must receive academic credit.

Freelance Art Assistant - SELF Magazine

SELF Magazine is seeking an energetic and motivated recent graduate or graphic design student for the position of freelance art assistant. Located in New York City. Core responsibilities include assisting the art department in updating presentation materials with most recent layouts, assisting in preparation for layout meetings, retouching and silhouetting images, acting as a liaison between the art department and photography department, assisting in the conversion of print layouts to tablet editions and providing administrative support to the department. This position may be full time or part time depending on availability of the candidate. Pays $10 per hour.

Art Director

POWDER Magazine is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: • Art Director: Full-time position based in Carlsbad, CA. Start date May 4, 2015. Job Description The Art Director works as the visual director for the POWDER brand, combining hands-on graphic design and brand stewardship to ensure all products and visual aspects are on-brand. The position collaborates with the editorial team, sales and marketing, and the events department. The Art Director will provide the following duties, but not limited to: • Designing across all print and digital channels including magazine, online, events, social media, email, mobile, and video. • Laying out pages of the magazines, presenting the words and images in a way that is easy for readers to digest, with high-visual impact. Often with tight deadlines. • Working with prepress department packaging ready pages through the process, proofing pages before sending to print. • Designing compelling magazine covers. Collaborating with the Photo Editor and editorial team to ensure the package is compelling and has newsstand appeal. • Designing concept and branding for Powder Awards. • Developing brand identities from concept to design for all the POWDER franchise projects. • Designing brand promo products including shirt, hats, ETC. • Designing collaborative pieces with POWDER brands. • Supervising contributing illustrators and graphic designers. • Developing standards, systems and best practices for content design. Experience Requirements: • Previous experience in digital and print design, preferably with a monthly publication, is required. • Three to four years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • BFA in Graphic Design or bachelor's degree in Arts/Graphic Design or equivalent knowledge base. • Knowledge of prepress workflows desired. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Experience with creating compelling visuals for different target demographics. • Expert level skill at all Adobe Create Suite applications. • Clear articulation of brand direction behind each design project. • Able to manage editorial schedules and deadlines within corporate and ongoing campaigns. • Expertise with developing creative solutions in a variety of campaigns, and working with a brand identity. • A willingness to embrace change and to adapt strategies on the fly. • Ability to learn the latest platforms, technology tools, and marketing solutions through partnerships. • Knowledge of (or eagerness to learn about) skiing culture and nuance desired. Equipment/Software Used: • Required software knowledge: Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat. Salary: • DOE Resume/Cover Letter: Please submit resume and personalized cover letter to POWDER Editor John Stifter at john@powder.com. NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid U.S. working permit.

Design Director

Chicago magazine is seeking a dynamic Design Director to lead the visual direction of this 44-year-old brand across all platforms: an award-winning monthly print magazine, a popular and fast-growing website, and a recently relaunched tablet app. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced and creative environment, leading a sharp and talented staff to create powerful visual content in a city full of great stories. Chicago magazine and chicagomag.com spur intelligent conversation about the city's influencers, zeitgeist-defining trends, and civic controversies through award-winning long-form journalism. Just as important, we help our readers live better by covering the best in the arts, dining, style, and more. Responsibilities: •Lead visual direction of brand across all platforms, as well as take lead role in visual branding as it relates to all marketing and promotional materials. •Lead four-person design staff (including photo editor), coaching their development and creative growth. In addition, hire and develop freelance talent as needed. •Develop and set standards for photography, illustration and graphic storytelling. •Manage freelance and photography budgets. •Take active role in brand strategy and growth •Lead development of any and all new products as they relate to brand expansion.

AFAR magazine Art/Design Internship (paid)

AFAR magazine is looking for an Intern to assist the Art department. Duties include, but are not limited to, design and production for front-of-book stories. Candidates must be detail oriented, digitally proficient, organized, have a strong interest in design and typography, and have a positive attitude. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop is required. This internship is part-time only and located in San Francisco.

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