November 2015 Archives

Spring Semester Design Intern

Looking for Part-time design intern for our small, dynamic magazine & book publishing company. This is not about getting coffee--you will design pages for major magazines from Newsweek, CBS, TV Guide, Men's Health, Disney and other clients. Candidate must have some level of proficiency in InDesign and Photoshop. Internship is unpaid in exchange for school credit.

Creative Director

Vivid Seats is seeking a Creative Director to lead the company's creative process for all design work and asset development across all media channels. The role will be responsible for managing a high performing team to create and implement compelling design concepts efficiently and consistently across desktop, mobile web, mobile apps, email, online ads, and off line / traditional media. Success will require generating designs and assets that positively reinforce our brand positioning while also maximizing ticket sales and business success. The position will require a substantial amount of collaboration with technology and marketing colleagues as well as executive leadership.

Art Director

San Antonio Magazine has an immediate opening for a talented Art Director. We're seeking a design professional with at least 5 years of experience to join the team of this award-winning, growing city magazine. 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 • Design and layout of monthly issues of 100-plus page publication • Preparing files for printer • Working collaboratively with editors in development of stories from idea phase to production • Managing part-time photo assistant and design interns • Cultivating stable of freelance photographers, illustrators and artists • Making assignments to contributing artists and assisting at photo shoots as needed • Managing monthly budget • Overseeing overall look of San Antonio Magazine brand across platforms

Art Director- Nexos Magazine

We are currently seeking an experienced Art Director to join our team in Miami. Nexos, with a circulation of 11.7 million, is the only Spanish- and Portuguese- language magazine that connects North and South America, with links to the rest of the world. Found exclusively on American Airlines' Pan-Latin flights, Nexos focuses on Latin celebrities, events, shopping, fashion, cuisine, real estate and lifestyle, all with a sleek, elegant design. It's vital that the candidate be fluent in English and Spanish. As well designing the bi-monthly magazine, there would additional work on sales collateral. THE ROLE: - Lead the creative vision of the magazine, organise photo shoots, commission artwork. - Work with the Editor of Nexos in the planning and production of the title. - Co-ordinate with the American Airlines Design Director in Dallas, as well as the head office in London. - Liaise with the client when needed. - Adhere to the deadlines and budget set for the title. - Ensure that the work is of the highest standard. Graphic Design Intership is seeking a graphic design student for the winter-spring semester. You must be highly organized, efficient, detail oriented and have excellent follow-through skills. This is a completely hands on internship suitable only for someone who is a fast learner and team player. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Providing administrative support, designing for our website and social platforms, conceptualizing images for articles, and photo research. Knowledge and interest in current pop culture and social media a plus. Please note that internships are unpaid and for school credit only. *Portfolio of graphic design work required to be considered.* Qualifications: -Fluency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign -Enrolled in an undergraduate college -Availability of at least 2-3 days a week -Receive school credit for the internship - a letter from your school is an absolute MUST

Art Director

The NewBay Music group is seeking a talented, energetic and creative Art Director to join its creative department. This person will be a strong contributor to the visual direction of three magazines and be responsible for the design of front and back of the book pages, feature stories and various special projects. The ideal candidate should have a strong knowledge of music and design trends, have the ability to tackle editorial challenges, and find fresh and innovative visual solutions. Prospective candidates must be able to manage large-scale projects in a fun, fast-paced, and collaborative environment.

Art Director

The NewBay Music group is seeking a talented, energetic and creative Art Director to join its creative department. This person will be a strong contributor to the visual direction of three magazines and be responsible for the design of front and back of the book pages, feature stories and various special projects. The ideal candidate should have a strong knowledge of music and design trends, have the ability to tackle editorial challenges, and find fresh and innovative visual solutions. Prospective candidates must be able to manage large-scale projects in a fun, fast-paced, and collaborative environment.

Men's Journal Design Intern

Men's Journal editorial art department interns assist in all phases of magazine design and production including designing front of book pages, back of book pages, feature package icons, art department brainstorming sessions, and assisting in the workflow through InDesign & K4.

Freelance art/photo assistant

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 and providing administrative support to the department.

Interactive Graphics Editor

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks a curious, energetic and creative Interactive Graphics Editor to report and illustrate complex and challenging scientific topics. The incumbent will pitch and develop useful, elegant, and compelling interactive explanatory graphics and data visualizations. The incumbent will create and maintain cutting-edge site features and applications that further enhance our interactive, social, dynamic user experience. In a content-driven, fast paced environment, the incumbent will create user features and performance optimizations; collaborate with product and project managers; collaborate with design, back-end and infrastructure teams; write scalable, reusable, highly performant, responsive front-end code. Minimum requirements: • Extensive university or college-level training leading to a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience • A minimum of 5 years of experience creating and maintaining web applications with an emphasis on front end and javascript technologies • Experience in developing front-end javascript interactive graphics on a variety of deadlines • Experience and deep understanding of development with HTML and CSS • Experience with D3, JQuery, backbone, Angular or other visualization tools • Experience with back-end technologies (RoR, Django,PHP) • Practical knowledge of statistical analysis (SQL, R or other packages) • Experience of mobile-first development • Good understanding and design skills with Adobe Creative Suite • Some experience with Drupal and WordPress are a plus, as well as 3d applications and video FX and editing • Familiarity with design basics like typography, color and information architecture in a storytelling context • Experience in a news/information setting is a plus This person should work well in a team environment and be ready to initiate ideas and concepts for graphics, taking advantage of the available information and the unique approaches to visual storytelling that web technologies make possible. Candidates are expected to be able to see patterns in datasets and design original visualizations that bring clarity to complexity.

Art Department Intern Oprah magazine

O, the Oprah magazine is seeking two part-time for credit only interns to intern in the art department. The intern will help with layout design, minor illustration and photoshop work, researching new illustrators and photographers and other administrative tasks.

Creative Director

POSITION SUMMARY: For this role, we are seeking a content visionary and senior leader for a global, multi-channel digital content program. If you have cultivated a career in media over the past ten or more years, consistently rising up the ranks at media organizations and have the talent to manage teams in the telling of interesting and compelling stories to various audiences, along with the skill to present and pitch creative ideas to C-suite level internal and client teams, then this role is the next step in your career. This is a high-level, client-facing role that will provide just the right challenge for high-achievers. The Creative Director will be responsible for the creative vision - our client's unique editorial POV in the marketplace, idea generation and content development -- in line with the content marketing strategy for one of our key clients. As the senior-most content team member, reporting to the SVP, Executive Creative Director this position will be responsible for interpreting client needs and objectives, translating them into brand-centric, innovative content plans, organizing internal and external resources, including partner agencies. This requires a dynamic leader. The high-level responsibility is to execute a content marketing program against a content strategy grounded in driving business results, building brand and deepening customer relationships. This position is in our New York, NY office. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Minimum requirement of a Bachelor's in Journalism, Communications, English an MA Interactive Media or similar program, a plus Experience: Minimum 8-10 years experience in content development; may include design and photo experience, editing, writing, reporting, interviewing and at least 2-4 years of recent experience in senior-level editorial management/content development for a multi-channel content program that will have included channels in print, web, mobile and social for a mid-to-large media outlet or brand (sectors may include retail, hospitality, telecommunications); luxury lifestyle and travel experience are a plus. Skills: Strong leaderships skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and project management skills are a must. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: • Lead the creative vision and execution for a multi-channel global content program including print, digital editorial, digital commerce, campaigns, newsletter, social and photo/visual strategy. • Instill confidence in our client and continue to demonstrate our ability to manage complicated and measurably effective content programs, from ideation to measurement and optimization • Support the application of content marketing strategy tasks for a large-scale content strategy/optimization project across many channels, including, most importantly, a large e-commerce channel, blogs, social, mobile and some multilingual sites. Tasks may include: (content creation) editorial strategy, messaging guidelines, developing a content planning matrix, taxonomy definition (with IA), auditing, editorial calendars, (governance) process, workflow, approval (distribution & reuse) implementation of a structured content model and engagement strategies. • Come up with innovative, stellar content ideas • Be passionate about content and know how to tell a story • Be passionate about connecting with audiences and moving them to do something! • Serve as the lead content representative on client calls and calls with partner agencies • Lead thinking around brand partnerships, influencer content partnerships and other opportunities to amplify ongoing content activities within the luxury travel media space • Manage a team that will include content creators, editors content strategists and producers • Investigate, probe, question, challenge and lead thinking - collaborate with research and analytics, as well as the media and creative teams • Provide consultancy services to teams and clients within New York and other offices where required • Proactively identify opportunities for new content development for the client and new business opportunities for Pace • Partner with the internal account team in the creation of client presentations and pitches • Collaborate with internal teams including, design and development, analytics, account and project management REQUIREMENTS: • 2-4 years in management-level digital experience (content, social and/or digital strategy) • Experience in working with integrated marketing teams • Must have a strong management background including managing team growth and development of junior team members. • Must have active social media presence, curiosity for new technologies and strong understanding of measurement and metrics; A proven track record of successfully strategizing and executing interactive programs that drive business goals • Visibility at Pace and with the client is essential - must have strong presentation and public speaking skills. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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, and assisting Art Director, Creative Director and the department with daily responsibilities. 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 (3-4 days per week) and located in San Francisco. Start date would be as soon as possible

Esquire Magazine Art Department Spring Intern

Esquire Magazine (Hearst Corporation) is seeking a junior or senior graphic design student for an internship in the Art Department for the spring of 2016. 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 and most importantly, be eager to learn. Applicants are required to receive college credit for the internship. You must turn in a letter on college letterhead stating you will be receiving credit for the internship. The letter must be signed by a professor, advisor, or the registrar. This position is unpaid. A commitment of at least 2 full days a week is required, from 10 am to 6 pm (flexible). To Apply, please send a cover letter in the body of the email, attached resume and a PDF or link to your portfolio to

Design Director

POSITION SUMMARY: Lead, create and present award-winning work for one of the largest brands in the world. Duties also include managing and inspiring a team of designers for a monthly magazine, web site and ancillary products. All work must be created with a customer-service mindset and all work must pass brand review. The Design Director is involved in weekly client conference calls relating to art and editorial planning, and should always be mindful of the fast-moving nature of the client's retail industry. Besides creative skills, you will need a perfect blend of resourcefulness, collaboration, precision and risk-taking to be successful in this role. Position is based in Greensboro, N.C. with travel expected. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelors degree in graphic design or equivalent experience Experience: 5 to 10 years at a publishing company, ad agency or design firm. Digital design and/or art direction experience with contemporary cross-channel programs expected. Skills: • Creativity: Build unexpected design solutions that will surprise and delight. • Confidence: Manage and direct other creative people. • Vision: Clearly articulate ideas to client, account and creative team members. • Technical Craftsmanship: Be a proficient design wizard with a mighty rolodex of award-winning photographers and illustrators. • Organization: Meet overlapping deadlines in a fast-paced environment without sacrificing quality or accuracy. • Collaboration: Understand how your role fits into the strategic objectives of the client and agency, and communicate well at all times with colleagues. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: • Assign photography and illustration to consistent high standards • Manage publication within budget and deadline constraints • Design magazine cover and features and oversee design of departments in publications • Handle client interface • Prepare and present work at client reviews • Work closely with editors and participate in planning meetings for all publications • Travel for business - client presentations and photo shoots • Quality control checks on all creative output • Set the visual vision for projects whether large or small in scope, and suggest creative visual solutions consistently. • Be adaptable, motivated, and self-starting. You are someone who finds ways to contribute without waiting to be told what to do. • Be curious and experimental. You love the field you are in, and you constantly look to stay educated and out in front. • Never once utter the phrase "that's not my job." You are flexible and eager to contribute (and grow) at an extremely fast-changing agency. • Thrive on new challenges. The phrase "I've never done that before" is exciting to you. • Apply your knowledge during creative reviews to offer constructive critiques and to ask relevant questions within the team. • Keep up to date on content marketing trends real estate industry current events and issues relevant to our audiences. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Tenure-Track Faculty, Assistant or Associate Professor of Illustration

Massachusetts College of Art and Design is seeking an accomplished artist/educator to join our growing illustration program to fill a full-time tenure-track position beginning in the Fall of 2016 at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Our curriculum emphasizes the practice of drawing and painting from observation, in order to acquire depth of understanding beyond surface, and advance the development of personal voice. Since illustrators work with a wide range of media, we are looking for a flexible artist with professional expertise in any of the following areas: drawing and painting, printmaking, experimental and 3D work, narrative work of all kinds, as well as a working knowledge of current practices in digital media. Responsibilities: In addition to teaching 12 credits (currently three 4 credit) courses per semester, the faculty member will be expected to participate in student advising, curriculum development, committee work, various departmental activities and student reviews. An ideal candidate will be qualified to teach a variety of courses within the major, serve as an enthusiastic mentor, assist students in preparation for post-graduate experience and potentially teach on the graduate level. We also seek someone who will broaden the department's professional presence beyond the college community and issues of diversity. Established in 1873, Massachusetts College of Art was the first and remains the only freestanding public college of art and design in the United States. The college is nationally known for offering broad access to a quality professional arts education, accompanied by a strong general education in the liberal arts. A major cultural force in Boston, MassArt offers public programs of award winning, acclaimed exhibitions, lectures, and events. Starting date is September 2016. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. Massachusetts College of Art and Design is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin on Thursday, December 31, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

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