March 2016 Archives

Assistant Art Director

This is an entry-level contract and 4 month 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, as well as gaining insight into the overall design process of putting together a magazine. Located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA.

Kick Ass Digital Designer

L+R is looking for a badass digital designer to work with us immediately in pioneering the next wave of creative technology products. We're currently working in virtual reality, iBeacon, native apps, mobile games, web apps, and more. If you're hungry to learn and challenge yourself in designing digital top-quality products with a fun and ambitious team in New York City, then L+R may be for you. The ideal candidate is an all-around digital designer - someone who can design across the entire product process (IA -> UX -> UI -> IxD) across various industries & markets and within various mediums (apps, websites, VR and beyond) at the highest level. This is a contract-to-hire position, where we test the waters working together on a contract basis then transition into full-time position after one month if the fit is right. If you're interested, give us a shout! Send your portfolio and resume to Requirements and skills needed: - Strong graphic design, logo, and branding skills - Comprehensive understanding of digital products from web to mobile - Able to create high quality wireframes, interface designs, and app animations - Proficient in design tools such as Sketch, Illustrator, and Framer - Able to perform product QA testing and communicate with engineers - Have worked on bringing at least one high quality digital product to market

Creative Design Intern

We are seeking a Creative Design Intern for summer 2016 to assist our creative department with activities such as magazine layout, digital design, designing marketing support materials, and photography elements. This is an outstanding opportunity for a creative design student to add measurable value to the efficiency of a busy creative department within a fast-growing media company. Specific Responsibilities for the Creative Design Intern will include: Designing editorial/marketing layouts in InDesign Concepting animated banners Updating and revising WordPress sites Creating/updating digital forms using UnBounce, Bizzabo, & Instapage Uploading data to ISSUU and MAZ

Art Director - Martha Stewart Living

- Work closely with the Design Director to conceptualize, plan and execute feature and section layouts - Take ideas from concept to final execution - Strong typographic and typesetting skills - Art direct food, still life and home photo shoots as appropriate - Commission illustration and cultivate relationships with emerging artists - Mentor a young and eager team of designers and interns - Manage in-house digital imaging specialist and color-correction workflow, adhering to magazine's prepress deadlines - Work in tandem with the Managing Editor to supervise art and layout deadlines - Run the art department in the Design Director's absence - Work with Design Director on type face selection and other design elements to keep refining the look of Living - Must be an expert problem solver with the ability to work efficiently, quickly, and diplomatically with a creative approach to design - Ability to juggle and meet multiple deadlines is a must Essential Job Functions 70% Conceptualizing and Designing 10% Art Directing 10% Color Correction and Imaging 10% Assisting with production of pages

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, short form video production/editing 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, video and typography, and have a positive attitude. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop is required and experience with video editing software is preferred. This paid internship is part-time only (3-4 days per week) and located in San Francisco. Start date: as soon as possible About Our Company: Benefits: $12.25/hr Company: AFAR Please submit a link to your website or email a pdf with 6-8 examples of your work

Junior Designer

Mediaplanet has an immediate opening for a designer with two years of experience to work under the direction of the Senior Designer on various projects, including but not limited to the design of: print publication, digital artwork and shareables, internal and client-facing collateral (branding), print and digital advertisements for clients. Additional work will include stock photography research and design support for sales teams.

Art Director, Branded Content

Hearst Digital Media is seeking a Art Director, Branded Content Studio to join the Creative team overseeing the imagery for the custom content the Studio creates in partnership with advertisers to run on all of our digital properties, including,,,,,, and Job Description: This position will report in to the Creative Director of HDM and will work closely with the Content Studio team to create photography and oversee design that engages our readers, furthers the storytelling of the brands we work with and meets or surpasses the quality of our non-branded editorial. You will work in close partnership with editors, writers and project managers, as well as the Creative Director. Responsibilities: Conceptualize imagery for custom content, and lead team to execute, including directing on set Lead team of photo editors, photo techs, stylists, hair/make-up artists and models delivering a high-output of creative assets in a fast-paced environment Ensure all imagery adheres to the standards of the Hearst site on which it runs Roll up your sleeves to produce highly creative, best-in-class imagery Partner with internal and external cross-functional teams to ensure creative standards are met while innovating and keeping on brand Identify and recruit exceptional photographers, stylists and other creative talent Build bridges, bringing teams that have uniquely different experiences together to build great creative Must obsess over the details

Good Housekeeping Summer Art Interns

Good Housekeeping magazine is seeking energetic, detail-oriented art interns for Summer 2016. Interns will have the opportunity to work with the art department, the photo team, and the Creative Director to help produce visual content for the publication. This includes learning about the day-to-day activities and the workflow of the magazine, as well as assisting designers with production tasks, both big and small. Interns will have the opportunity to design pages, help reinvent existing page templates, and experiment with color and type alongside our team. This is an unpaid internship and you must be able to receive college credit.

Design Director, Atlanta Magazine

Description: Atlanta magazine is looking for a Design Director, who will be responsible for the overall look of the Atlanta magazine brand, spanning print, digital, and social media. S/he will collaborate with, supervise, and inspire a three-person art staff to create a magazine each month that is visually inviting, provocative, sophisticated, and commercial. The design director will touch, directly or indirectly, every edit page of the magazine, from the tiniest photo credit to a 16-page service package stuffed (engagingly) with dozens of elements. Beyond the monthly main magazine, s/he will also oversee the design of our ancillary edit-produced publications, including our quarterly shelter book, HOME magazine.

Job responsibilities: Working with the editor-in-chief and Emmis editorial director to conceive and execute compelling and commercial covers • Overseeing and implementing any future redesign of the magazine • Clearly and promptly communicating assignments to contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists • Using a limited budget in creative ways • Working closely with different departments to ensure a timely close of each issue • Finding ways to tell stories graphically and in unconventional and non-linear ways • Leading brainstorming sessions, suggesting heds and deks, and coming up with story ideas • Planning, alongside the editor-in-chief and section editors, for future covers and coverage • Nurturing and cultivating a deep roster of contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists • Directing photo shoots as appropriate.

NYLON Magazine Design Fellow

NYLON is looking for a Digital Design Fellow. Main responsibilities include: assisting in design and implementation of graphics for site, production of, instagram content, e-blasts, and marketing assets, as well as archiving photos and assisting with shoots. Must be organized with good multi-tasking and time management skills. We are seeking designers who are fast learners, have a positive attitude, and know and love the NYLON brand! NYLON is a small, fast-paced environment so you'll get hands on experience with many different projects. Pay is $10/hour, schedule is flexible but two full days a week required.

Milwaukee Magazine Art Director

Milwaukee Magazine, one of the nation's most respected city and regional magazines, is searching for an art director. Known for its award-winning in-depth profiles, investigative features, reader service pieces and top-notch dining and entertainment packages, the magazine is central to Milwaukee's media landscape. We are located in the Historic Third Ward, mere steps from Lake Michigan, and have a front-row view of the city's burgeoning downtown while we serve the entire metro Milwaukee area. We are looking for an enthusiastic editorial designer with a passion for journalism and dedication to reflecting Milwaukee's creativity, diversity and vibrancy in our expanding, multi-platform media brand. The art director will shape the overarching voice, tone and direction of Milwaukee Magazine's art content with a creative vision that generates original concepts and displays a high level of design sophistication. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for photography and exceptional typography skills. The ability to create images using infographics or typography is a must. The ability to illustrate is a plus. Experience: Five years of experience designing or art directing for a national or regional consumer magazine or B2B publication preferred. Minimum two years of experience hiring, managing, and mentoring designers; managing a budget; and producing photo shoots including portraits, food, fashion and still photos. Skills: Education and technical background must include expert skills in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Web skills including design, video and interactive media are a plus. RESPONSIBILITIES: •Design and lay out monthly issues of 100-plus page publication •Work collaboratively with editors in development of stories from idea phase to production •Supervise the senior designer, graphic designer and staff photographer •Manage part-time photo, design and video interns •Cultivate and expand the magazine's network of freelance photographers, illustrators and artists •Manage workflow and monthly deadlines •Prepare photos and design files for printer •Assign projects to contributing artists and direct photo shoots as needed •Manage custom publications in tandem with regular issues •Manage monthly budget •Oversee overall look of Milwaukee Magazine brand across platforms Qualifications •5 years experience in editorial design •Strong background in monthly magazines preferred •Bachelor's degree preferred •Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative software and Macs •A clean, crisp and innovative 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 with the ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines •Consistent attention to detail •Creativity to conceptualize new approaches to recurring topics Additional Company Information We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Drug Free Workplace

Summer 2016 Digital Design Intern at NYLON

NYLON Magazine is looking for Digital Design Interns for summer 2016. Main responsibilities include assisting in design and implementation of graphics for site, e-blasts, and ads, as well as archiving photos, and helping with shoots. Must be organized with good multi-tasking and time management skills. We are seeking excited interns who are fast learners, have a positive attitude, and above all know and love the NYLON brand! NYLON is a small, fast-paced environment so you'll get experience with many different projects.

Art Director, The Undefeated

The Art Director assists the Creative Director in the development of design and UX experience for a new editorial digital platform, The Undefeated. This position assists in the creative development process and maintaining an overall responsive UX experience across desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms. The Art Director will work to establish and maintain the editorial tone of this platform and product, overseeing art direction duties such as illustration, design, video and photo assignments as visual companion to the editorial narrative and mission. The Art Director is responsible for the final execution of design direction under the supervision of the Creative Director. This role requires broad knowledge and advanced skills in visual design, information architecture, user interface design, web standards, and a solid understanding of available client-side technologies, as well as an ability to work within a team of designers, editors, and developers to further brand recognition and editorial goals. The Undefeated is the premier platform for exploring the intersections of race, sports and culture. We enlighten and entertain with innovative storytelling, original reporting and provocative commentary. Not conventional. Never boring. This job will be located in New York City, with intermittent travel to/from Washington D.C. editorial offices.

Freelance/Contract - Publication Layout

New York's Westchester Community College seeks an experienced publication designer to lay out master press files for the printing of its Continuing Education newsprint mailers. The college currently produces three per year. These 2-color publications range from 40-72 pages each and each is completed according to a 5-week production schedule. All imagery and copy are provided. Established formatting and styles should be followed, but experience and creativity will be considered heavily. Applicants will be asked to provide samples of previous, similar work as well as professional references. Applicants will be asked to provide job estimates based on samples of previous publication editions. We are looking to establish a three-year contract with one designer.

Designer, Sweet

Hearst Digital is looking for a Designer to help create the visual identity for Sweet, a new media outlet publishing on Snapchat Discover and the web that covers style, beauty, music, entertainment, culture, travel, food, and more. This is a unique opportunity to help build a media brand from the ground up, including how it will appear on all platforms. This position will report to the Art Director, and will work closely with a team of designers and editors to create short-form visual animated graphics that further the storytelling of our content and elevate our brand aesthetic. Responsibilities: - Work closely with the art director to manage a team of visual designers, helping them to meet daily design deadlines - Create short-form motion graphics, animations, and gifs - Concept, design, and/or illustrate creative elements for animations on a daily basis - Work on projects from concept to production, making sure we meet brand standards and timelines. - Setting type


The editorial art department at Cooking Light--the country's largest epicurean magazine--seeks a passionate and energetic fellow to join our creative team in Birmingham, AL. The art department fellow will design various front-of-book stories and assist the art department while learning the ins-and-outs of working at a national magazine. Visual storytellers wanted--photography/video experience a plus. Responsibilities: • Route layouts through the production process--work with master pages, apply style sheets to text, and format layouts • Design various front of book sections • Design on-brand content for print and digital on the fly • Assist designers in pulling photography inspiration and creating art plans • Along with other fellows, assist with general office duties, including answering customer service emails, distributing mail, and organizing the library

Senior UX Designer

The Senior UX Designer is responsible for the development of innovative experiences across National Geographic's digital products. This position will help lead the direction for a global UX and UI design system for National Geographic Partners, and collaborate with editorial, product, and technology teams to deliver digital experiences that are efficient and visually powerful. This position is responsible for user centered design efforts from concept to completion including user research, information architecture, prototypes and advancing our site-wide style guides. The ideal candidate has significant visual design skills and has created a large-scale, end-to-end experience such as a magazine section or site-wide navigation. This position reports directly to the Creative Director of Digital.


Women's Health magazine is looking for a freelance Junior Designer to assist the Art Department on it's monthly publication. The freelancer will work in the NYC offices a maximum of three/four days a week, 4 weeks on, 1 week off. Responsibilities: Working closely with the Art team to define and execute a smart, conceptual design. Coordinating with Photo, Edit, and Production teams to ensure that deadlines are met.

Design Intern

The design department at Rachael Ray Every Day is looking for an intern that is available 2-3 days a week during the Spring 2016 semester. This is a paid internship, at $9/hr. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Art dept. supplies and library maintenance/ organization - Basic design of layouts - Inspiration research - Updating the layout wall - Candidate should be eager to learn and a team player. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is required.

Design/Video Internship - AFAR magazine

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, short form video production 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, video and typography, and have a positive attitude. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop is required and video editing software is preferred. This internship is part-time only (3-4 days per week) and located in San Francisco. Start date: as soon as possible

Harvard Business Review Group - Assistant Designer

The Assistant Designer role is perfect for a talented, fresh designer with a passion for ideas, design, typography, and interaction looking to join a fun and exciting design team. Working under the direction of Senior Designers, the Assistant Designer will execute and deliver high quality design in our growing range of digital products. The Assistant Designer will work predominantly on digital design projects, and contribute to a broad range of departmental tasks.


Assisting Design team, developing options, and executing on designs for
Producing options for discussion, designing variations, and investigating alternative solutions.
Contributing to Design team by enthusiastically engaging in discussion of work and suggesting ideas. 

Working with Designers to: 
-Develop and design interactive web elements. 
-Produce Prototypes and visual comps for digital and web projects. 
-Handle day to day design updates and more project based design. 
-Build the ability to commission and communicate with suppliers. 

Under direction from Senior Designers, Assistant Designers are expected to improve in their ability to operate independently and engage with internal clients, including Project Managers, UX, and tech development teams.

Art Assistant -- Parents Magazine

Parents, the trusted magazine for raising happy and healthy kids in our modern world, is looking for an Art Assistant to work in our collaborative, friendly art department. Prospective candidates should have a great eye for type, be comfortable designing templated pages, while also supporting department with various administrative tasks and small in-house design projects. This position is approximately 50% administrative, 50% design.

Designer (Sales/Marketing) St. Louis Magazine

St. Louis magazine is looking for a mid-level designer to join our Art Department (advertising/marketing) in a full-time capacity. The ideal candidate should have 2-4 years of professional experience in the graphic design industry. Official responsibilities include: Design advertorials, advertising supplements, in-house branding materials (media kit, etc.), circulation projects (ie sub cards, house ads, direct mail, e-blasts, online circ projects), ads for print and digital publication, marketing, event,  and sales collateral. Should have good production skills as well. The designer should be able to take ideas from concept to execution and collaborate well with a team. This position is in a fast-paced environment where prioritization, communication, and organizational skills are essential. Must have a positive "can do" attitude, and a strong work ethic. A stellar portfolio with extreme attention to detail is a must.

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