May 2015 Archives

Photo Intern

Duties will include but are not limited to: - Building a searchable digital image archive - PDF Requests - Issue Requests This is a paid internship. Candidates must be able to commit to two full days a week to our New York office. Attention to detail and organizational skills are a must.

Graphic Design Internship for Men's Fashion Magazine

Essential Homme magazine is seeking for a graphic design student for an internship in the Art Department. This is an unpaid internship. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine. DUTIES: - design web materials for online contents - photo editing & retouch - updating layouts - other duties as they arise Start Immediately.

Associate Art Director

SagaCity Media has an opening in its Portland office for an Associate Art Director to work in our Custom, Mountain, and/or Bridal divisions.The Associate Art Director will join our design team to help develop and produce art content--publication design, photography, illustration, layouts--for several of SagaCity's Custom clients and/or our own Mountain and Bridal publications.

Art Director

The Art Director will join our Custom team to help develop and produce art content--publication design, photography, illustration, layouts--for several of SagaCity's Custom clients. Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or similar field. • 5+ years of experience in art directing or designing for magazines, publications or websites. • Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite, and extensive knowledge of type, photography, and illustration. • Ability to conceive and execute original designs. • Must have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite. • Exceptional customer service skills. • Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills. • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced team environment. • Must be detail-oriented and set high standards for accuracy. • Must bring independence, conceptual skills, and organization to a fast-paced workplace. • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills required. • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all employee and company information. • The ideal will have an ongoing interest in travel and the Pacific Northwest. Essential Duties: • Works with the creative team to set a vision for publications. • Assigns, produces, or sources photography and illustrations. • Designs magazine pages; developing maps, charts, and other information graphics. • Manages freelance art relationships and project budgets. • Works effectively in daily collaboration with internal editorial, production, and design teams, and maintains close working relationships with external clients. • Manages projects from end to end, including presenting and acting as the design point person to external clients, creating comprehensive schedules, and other tasks as needed to ensure all project milestones are met.

Graphic Designer, T Brand Studio

The New York Times's branded content agency, T Brand Studio, is looking for a well-rounded Graphic Designer to create beautiful, integrated and effective communications and experiences for our advertisers and for the studio. You'll help design, brainstorm, build and execute innovative multi-platform native and branded experiences across The New York Times's paid post environments and other platforms. In this position, you will be combining deep digital expertise with The New York Times's compelling credentials and collaborating with business stakeholders, editors, designers, producers and developers to define the user interface and experience of these executions. You will be tasked with helping brands discover their story and leveraging the multimedia storytelling power of The New York Times to create compelling custom content that informs, entertains and engages. Job Requirements Work closely with a Creative Director, Art Director, and other designers Produce storyboards, wireframes and mocks necessary to guide development of beautiful, original, and creative branded paid post experiences from concept to implementation Create visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including the design and production of site layouts, marketing elements, content treatment and user interface elements Ability to work well in collaborative environment with other designers, writers, developers and producers Have a great visual and typographic sensibility Brainstorm and collaborate with Sales/Sales Development teams and other stakeholders to express cross-platform programs and experiences for clients. Work with web developers and production to ensure successful delivery of the final work product Be confident and not afraid to contribute innovative ideas to shape effective ad experiences across digital, mobile, print and video platforms. Experience Requirements BA/BFA in Graphic Design / Digital Media Design 2-3+ years of marketing / advertising / design experience Good strategic, conceptual skills and a solid knowledge of the digital landscape Self starter--Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft Office Fluency in the fundamentals of design and detail-oriented Strong eye for layout design and typography Excellent organizational and communication skills Strong project/time management and multitasking abilities Interests in advertising, marketing, media, social media and branding Eagerness to produce powerful campaigns and be part of a bigger team Positive and enthusiastic attitude Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment Preferred Qualifications Fluent in the full Adobe Creative Suite, Powerpoint and Keynote Knowledge of Adobe Muse, Wordpress, Webflow, Flite and different CMS platforms is a huge plus Experience creating wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design for desktop, mobile and tablet (and all production methods associated with each) Should be familiar with CSS, HTML and web typography (Typekit etc.) and have experience designing with fluid grids that work responsively for mobile, tablet and desktop Video Editing/Motion Graphics ability a plus Ability to tackle infographics and illustrations Strong portfolio showing previous visual and interaction design work Staying abreast of the evolving technology and design landscape including the emergence of new standards and devices

Art & Production Assistant

WSJ. Magazine seeks an enthusiastic and detail oriented candidate with excellent multitasking skills to support the art and production departments. Candidate will work closely with the Production Director and Art Director. This role also functions as a vital liaison between WSJ. Magazine and other Wall Street Journal departments including, web, tablet, marketing and newspaper. We're a lean team so this is a great opportunity to have an integral role in creating a high-circulation, monthly magazine! Responsibilities include: - Assist art department in all day-to-day aspects including layout presentation, marketing materials, workflow organization and interdepartmental communications - Assist Production Director with imaging and shipping workflow - Work with photo department to ensure that visual assets are prepared for print and digital publication - Translate printed assets into web and tablet platforms Skills for the ideal candidate: - Highly organized - Superior attention to detail - Strong ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines - Excellent communication and collaborative skills - Passion for publication design, photography, and typography - Interest in fashion and luxury content a plus

Photo Assistant, Food & Wine

The Photo Assistant will support the Photo Department with the shared goal of acquiring beautiful imagery for the Food & Wine brand (magazine, website, books). -- Coordinate shoot logistics: Book travel for crew; prepare shoot scripts; ensure all model releases are in; call in credits from prop stylists. --Ensure all contracts are signed and filed prior to publication and that all assignment letters are sent out in a timely manner. --Upload digital files; add metadata; order hi-res files. --Update monthly budget sheets. --Process invoices and follow-up on outstanding bills; update accruals list; prepare/submit expense reports. --Handle miscellaneous administrative duties for the Photo Department (send out magazines and PDFs to contributors; send props to set; check photo credits). --When time permits, call in pick-up photographs for front-of-the-book stories.
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Art Director

Hearst Digital Media is seeking a Art Director, Editorial to join the Editorial Operations team working with the visual design team that supports all of our 18 sites, including,,,,,, and This position will report in to the Creative Director of HDM and will work closely with the editors on all of the HDM brands to create visual design that furthers the story telling on each site, and brand standards. You will work in close partnership with the Product, UX, and Engineering teams, as well as the Branded Content Studio. Reponsibilities: - Create and commission infographics, design elements for digital features - Mentor a team of approximately 5 visual designers - Manage projects from concept to postproduction making sure we meet brand standards and timelines - Study the marketplace, assessing where HDM work stands against competitors' and ensure that we are ahead of the curve - All work created with an eye to audience growth - Use available analytics to understand content performance - Drive constant improvement in HDM's quality and capabilities

ESPN the Magazine: Associate Art Director - Infographics

The Associate Art Director will lead the execution of graphic packages for ESPN the Magazine in print and in the digital space

• Design smart, innovative features for each issue, primarily graphics-heavy packages and presentations for both print and digital.
• Meet with editors and other key stakeholders to plan ahead for future issues.
• Ideate and promote visually-driven content.
• Proactively work with Photo, Edit, and Production to ensure that deadlines are met and that the close of assigned pages are on target.
• Independently manage special projects as needed from concept to execution - redesigns, special interest publications, company initiatives, etc.
• Be responsible for assigned pages until the last stage of ship - paying close attention to detail during production and art check.
• Collaborate with digital counterparts to translate print into web and social space.
• Have an awareness of and a curiosity around industry trends and current technology.
• Recognize the Magazine's role within the larger ESPN ecosystem and how it aligns with company branding, strategy, resources, business partnerships, etc.
• Continually seek out and discover new talent who can elevate the ambition of the Magazine. Maintain good relationships with existing photographers, illustrators, designers.
• Actively help in recruiting efforts for the Magazine.
• Be informed of sports news and of the sports calendar. Practice sound news judgment and understand design's role in effective storytelling.

Basic Qualifications
•  Strong leadership and communication skills.
• Exceptional knowledge in graphic design, typography, data visualization, and illustration assignment.
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
• Working knowledge of print production.
• A minimum of 7 years experience in editorial design.
• A minimum of 1 year project management experience.
• Ability to work under tight deadlines.
•  Ability to multitask and oversee diverse range of projects.
• Working knowledge of sports.

Preferred Qualifications
• An understanding of responsive web development.
• Ability to code using HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

Required Education: 
• High school diploma or equivalent
Preferred Education: 
• Bachelor's degree

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Nature Conservancy magazine, the award-winning, bimonthly publication of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a dynamic Assistant Photo Editor with 2+ years of editorial experience to help document and depict some of the most beautiful and threatened natural places in the world--as well as the people who are working to protect them. The successful candidate will assist the magazine's Photo Director with photography assignments, research & editing, managing image file workflow, licensing images and payment of invoices, as well as work with the Art Director to coordinate creation of maps & illustrations. S/he will have excellent creative visual storytelling skills, a knack for photo research with stock agencies and other sources, and a knowledge of and passion for photographic history and styles, including natural history, conservation, reportage, portraiture, conceptual, and fine art. The successful candidate will be highly organized, a self-starting, independent worker, and willing to go the extra mile to create or find the perfect image. Excellent communication skills are required. Must be able to work well in a fun, collaborative team environment that requires working closely with freelancers, editors, designers, and other staff.

Art Director, Austin Monthly Magazine

Austin Monthly & Austin Home have an immediate opening for a talented Art Director. We are seeking a design professional with at least 7 years of experience to join the team of this growing, vibrant city magazine and its quarterly home publication. We value team players who are dedicated to creating a superior product every month and working collaboratively in an editorial environment where creative thinking, problem solving and multitasking are essential skills. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE • Lead and manage the magazine's art team, which includes a photo director, associate art director and ad designer • Design and layout of monthly issues of 200-plus page publication and quarterly issue of 110-plus page publication • Prepare files for printer • Work collaboratively with editor in chief in development of stories from idea phase to production • Design and lay out specialty publications • Offer design assistance to digital team working on the magazine's web site. • Manage monthly budget • Oversee overall look of Austin Monthly & Austin Home brands across platforms QUALIFICATIONS • 7 years experience in editorial design • Bachelors degree preferred • Advanced, working knowledge of Adobe Creative software and Macs • A clean and modern yet bold design aesthetic • Mastery of typography • Superior communication skills and a friendly, can-do attitude • The ability to work independently, while being receptive to feedback • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines • Consistent attention to detail • Creativity to conceptualize new approaches to recurring stories • Management experience preferred Please send cover letter, resume, and a link to online portfolio and/or three pdf editorial samples to Deadline for applications is May 25.

Designer, Food & Wine

Food & Wine is seeking a Designer to join a team of collaborative, talented and passionate individuals who love producing innovative, smart and engaging designs in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities: --Design innovative, dynamic front-of-book stories for the print magazine well as produce designs for --Guide assigned stories through the entire design/production process (visual concept, image choice, layout, print orders, color correction, page files, page proofs). --Provide ongoing support for the Production Department. --Commission infographics and illustrations.

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AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Summer 2015. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 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. 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 Optional: - Real-world experience in layout and production of print and/or interactive media is a plus - DPS skills are a plus

Art Director

We are in search of an art director with at least eight years experience in consumer magazine design to work across both print and online. The art director at Pacific Standard plays a critical role in the success and branding of our editorial products. She or he is responsible for setting the brand's overall visual style, designing all magazine pages, establishing design and production standards, and ensuring the final product is produced at the highest possible quality--on schedule and on budget. The art director is also responsible for all production work for our digital editions, and will work closely with the growing team to enhance features and other online stories with high-quality imagery and/or additional art and multimedia elements. We are looking for a multi-talented person who can strengthen the publication's mission to put social and behavioral science research (with a heavy focus on economics, the environment, education, and social justice) in lively conversation with the news and the national debate. The right candidate should be able to efficiently run a one-person art and production department. This includes working closely with the editor-in-chief and the digital director to establish and continually improve the overall look, feel, readability, and branding of the magazine and website, and overseeing all production elements of Pacific Standard. She or he should participate in industry-standard social media to increase exposure to Pacific Standard and art and editorial. This full-time position, with benefits, is located in Santa Barbara, California; no telecommuting.

Art Director

Dwell is seeking an Art Director. The Art Director possesses the highest standards for magazine design and demonstrates an unbridled enthusiasm for innovative storytelling solutions. The candidate must demonstrate multi-platform creative vision, have the ability to generate and inspire original concepts, manage a team effectively, and possess a high level of design sophistication. A keen eye for photography and exceptional typesetting skills are necessary. The candidate should have an interest in modern design and a design degree in a visual communication field. Understanding how to allure and amuse the audience through effective use of typography and images is paramount. The Art Director assists in the visual evolution of the magazine and overall brand, pushing to keep Dwell in the forefront of an ever-changing marketplace. He or she will thrive in a multi-disciplined, collaborative team environment that balances hard work and drive with humor and fun. The job responsibilities are as follows: -Work with Editor-in-Chief to establish overall design themes for each issue -Collaborate with the photo team on image selection for all assigned stories -Clearly communicate layout ideas to ensure the best outcome of each story -Mentor junior staff to ensure the highest level of design work -Attend photo shoots when necessary -Hire and direct illustrators -Adhere to established issue budgets -Maintain involvement in all phases of design, from conception of stories to final production -Work closely with key stakeholders to plan brand development across all of Dwell Media's platforms, and maintain consistency and cohesion of design language throughout -Demonstrate expert knowledge of all aspects of design and production. -Initiate, collaborate, and contribute of the environment of the creative staff in a positive way -Demonstrate expert knowledge of Adobe's Creative Suite

Junior Designer

Condé Nast Content Development Group is looking for a long term Freelance Junior Designer to assist the art department. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting in production and design of special issue publications, branding/advertising projects, researching art and some administrative work for the art team. One or two years of experience is preferred but recent graduates will be considered.


· Research photos using Condé Nast image data base · Research photos through photo agencies, image libraries, PR outlets, and other sources · Submit previously published Condé Nast material to permissions department for approval · Compile issue photo credits · Create detailed spreadsheets to keep track of information pertaining to each image in issue · Call in and return products as directed for still life shoots

Photo Director

WWD--the industry bible that has covered the fashion world for over 100 years and has been recently relaunched as a weekly magazine--is seeking a Photo Director for its Editorial Department. The Photo Director will be a masterful conceptual thinker who can plan and execute cutting edge photography -- be it fashion stories, portraits or product photography. They will possess excellent communication skills and know how to talk through editorial ideas in a lively, collaborative environment. They will be able to oversee multiple projects for several verticals.

Photo Editor

PHOTO DIRECTOR, WWD Full Time WWD--the industry bible that has covered the fashion world for over 100 years and has been recently relaunched as a weekly magazine--is seeking a Photo Director for its Editorial Department. The Photo Director will be a masterful conceptual thinker who can plan and execute cutting edge photography -- be it fashion stories, portraits or product photography. They will possess excellent communication skills and know how to talk through editorial ideas in a lively, collaborative environment. They will be able to oversee multiple projects for several verticals.

Graphic Artist

Barrons Graphic Artist Company Overview: Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest newsgathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 75 bureaus globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource. Job Description: Barron's seeks a talented full-time Graphics Designer on its weekly publication. The perfect candidate must be ready to: Design clear, interesting features and special sections for the print publication. Be responsible for assignments through entire design and production process, including creating layouts, tables, charts, understanding color correction and photo retouch, assigning illustration. Collaborate with editors, photo editors, designers and art directors. Be highly organized, with strong communication skills and ability to prioritize. Work well independently and collaboratively. We seek energy, intelligence, and attention to detail. Must have at least 3 years experience in consumer publishing. Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop is required. Knowledge of Adobe Premier an advantage. Equal Opportunity Employer: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets Requisition ID 2015-26040 Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK Job Function Arts & Graphics Business Area BARRON'S

Associate Designer

GQ magazine is looking for an Associate Designer to assist the art department. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting in production and design of the tablet edition, designing front of book print pages and administrative work for the Design Director. One or two years of experience is preferred but recent graduates will be considered.

Digital Production Artist

-Completes all digital artwork/layouts assigned by the SAD or Creative Director -Produces all artwork according to the art director's specifications; works with Creative Director and assigned art director to achieve desired results. Advises creative on best way to achieve approved concept via computer layout/illustration/pre-press technique. -Generates proofs for review by creative director, assigned art director, account service personnel, proofreader/copy-editor and client. -In conjunction with supervisor, orders all digital output when needed, and works with vendors to coordinate correct digital output and transmission of pre-press artwork prepared on computer; orders camera-ready materials, type output or other outside purchases not supplied by creative to complete assigned projects. -Confirms all production deadlines and printing specs with SAD, production manager and/or traffic manager. -Reviews all work for errors/omissions with art department supervisor prior to turning in work for creative/account executive/client approval. -Makes all requested changes/corrections promptly and correctly. -Maintains working knowledge of pertinent software and peripherals needed to complete work. -May be asked to assist in preparing digital images for use by the interactive design department on interactive websites. -Able to create mockups of layouts or boards for presentations -Needs to be able to do minor design revisions -Be familiar with versioning and have the ability to follow a matrix -Takes on additional responsibilities as determined by the Creative Director.

Design Director

POLITICO is seeking a Brussels-based Designer Director to help establish a standard of visual excellence for its European edition, which publishes daily online and weekly in print. A strong eye for photography and experience assigning illustration are essential. Key duties include photo research; coordinating photo shoots; preparing images for print and acting as the key liaison with the printer; and assisting daily design needs for the website. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, natural team player and collaborator who has a relentless attention to detail; ability to take direction and work closely with other members of the team to find the best visual storytelling for our journalism; excellent time-management and organizational skills; knowledge of prepress and print production; and a demonstrated ability to work on deadline. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Illustrator is essential, HTML/CSS experience is a plus. Ideal candidates should have strong professional experience in both print and digital design at a major magazine, newspaper and/or website. Successful candidates should be able to thrive in a very creative, non-traditional start-up environment.

Art Director for Atlanta magazine's Home

Job Overview: Atlanta magazine is seeking an energetic, highly confident, hard working, and self-motivated individual to lead our newly relaunched quarterly HOME publication. As art director of Atlanta magazine's HOME, your primary responsibility will be to conceive and art direct the quarterly shelter publication, but you will also contribute regularly to Atlanta magazine and be an integral part of our four-person creative team. In between issues of HOME, you will help out with marketing materials for Atlanta magazine and Atlanta magazine's HOME. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Lead Atlanta magazine's HOME quarterly publication through the entire design and production process (finalizing lineup, assigning and art directing photo shoots, designing layouts, print production, color correction, proofs) Work closely with the HOME editor to conceive and execute a visually inviting and clean magazine Cultivate a deep roster of contributing illustrators and photographers for HOME Art direct photographers and stylists while attending photo shoots for HOME Manage the budget for HOME While not working on HOME, contribute to the monthly Atlanta magazine by participating in brainstorm sessions, pitching story ideas, and designing editorial pages Design marketing materials for Atlanta magazine and Atlanta magazine's HOME for events, print, and online while in between HOME issues Successful candidates will possess the following skills/abilities: Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite Experience working on a shelter publication is preferable, but not required Good eye for photography and styling Highly organized Comfortable with juggling multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment Experience with pre-press and production--we are a small team and this is an integral part of the job Highly collaborative, as the art director will be a part of a four-person creative team

Art/Desgin Department Intern

Food Network Magazine (Hearst Corporation) is seeking a graphic design student for a summer 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: May - August 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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