August 2016 Archives

Mother Jones, Designer

Mother Jones is looking for a highly motivated designer to join its creative team. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker and collaborator with strong organizational skills and a passion for graphic design. Reporting to the Creative Director, this position works directly with business, production, and editorial departments on various print and digital projects. This is a hands-on design role responsible for executing creative design for ad sales, membership projects, and development projects. When time permits, the designer will also work on stories for print and web. This position is based in our San Francisco office; working remotely is not an option.

Major Responsibilities

Design and update sales and membership marketing materials such as one-sheets, decks, media kits, direct mail, special projects, and other marketing materials for print and web

Work with sales and membership teams to review designs or create custom-designed ads for clients as needed

Work on various web projects, such as email blasts, newsletters, website overlays, and advertisements

Design other in-house projects for the organization, such as brochures and house ads for the publication and website, working directly with the department initiating the project

Initiate, develop, and research ideas for visual sections of the magazine and website

When time permits, edit photos and design pages for departments and occasional features

Establish good relationships with all departments--clear communication and project management is essential--and discuss the visual direction of each project with a supervisor, keeping the department initiating the project informed of changes and working with them throughout the entire process

Stay aware of design trends and ideas and work with the Creative Director to keep the design fresh and current; redesign as necessary

Other department duties as assigned by a supervisor

Art Director/South magazine

Savannah Georgia... Join Team South in the heart of downtown Savannah...eclectic & creative coastal city! South magazine--the award winning publication that celebrates the style of the new South--has an amazing career opportunity for a full time Art Director in our Savannah, GA office. A successful candidate will be an experienced individual with an innovative and contemporary style. Prior design experience in magazine layout required and digital is a plus.

Harper's Bazaar Art/Design Fall Internship

Harper's Bazaar magazine is offering unpaid internships in the Art/Design Department to dedicated students for the Fall semester of 2016. Applicants must be able to receive academic credit for the internship. Interns should have working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign and Photoshop. They should also be familiar with design terminology, fashion jargon, as well as some knowledge of the key photographers, artists, and influencers in the industry. 

Some processes you will learn will be: organizing the art flow, updating the "book" & "mini" wall for the Editor-in-Chief, and how to design front of book pages.

Esquire: Photo Internship

Esquire Magazine is seeking an enthusiastic Photo Intern to join their team. Duties include but are not limited to: assisting in photo research, sourcing props for photo shoots, and light administrative work. There may be opportunities to assist on set.

This internship is for college credit ONLY.  Please apply only if you are eligible for college credit. Applicants should be able to commit to a minimum of 3 full days/week, starting at the end of August through early December.

Graphic Designer, Innovation & Ad Marketing

The New York Times Advertising department is looking for a well-rounded Graphic Designer to create beautiful and effective visual communication in support of our Creative Strategy team. The Graphic Designer will oversee the creative development and packaging of advertising opportunities, reporting directly to the Associate Creative Director. The Graphic Designer will also oversee brainstorms, design and production of all visual assets associated with a given campaign at the marketing stage. This role will exist amongst the larger Ad Innovation and Marketing team, providing a great opportunity to play a key role in the design, development and communication of all new ad products and editorial sponsorships at the Times. Job Requirements: Work closely with a Associate Creative Director to create visually compelling work that stands out across the industry. Produce storyboards, wireframes and mocks necessary to guide storytelling of beautiful, original, and creative advertising experiences for Times readers Create visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including the design and production of 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 teams in Ad Product, Core Product and Newsroom to visually communicate cross-platform programs and experiences for clients. Be confident and not afraid to contribute innovative ideas to shape effective ad experiences across digital, mobile, print and video platforms. Experience Requirements: Positive and enthusiastic attitude BA/BFA in Graphic Design / Digital Media Design 4+ 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 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 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, Sketch and Keynote Experience creating wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design for desktop, mobile and tablet (and all production methods associated with each) Strong portfolio showing previous visual and interaction design work

Freelance Designer, WIRED

WIRED is looking for a freelance designer to assist with our Brand Lab team on the advertising side (NOT editorial). The freelance position would be from September - December for 4 to 5 days a week. The ideal candidate should have 4+ years of experience in the professional world. Projects include designing marketing, branding, and experiential event collateral, as well as digital and print units. The designer should be able to take ideas from concept to execution, be comfortable with production (print and digital) and collaborate well with a team. This position is in an extremely fast-paced environment where prioritization, communication, and organizational skills are essential. Must have a positive "can do" attitude and be willing to wear a lot of hats.

Designer, Science Digital Media

Science's award-winning Digital Media Design group has an immediate opening for a highly motivated designer to join its creative team. The ideal candidate is a visual storyteller with a strong typographic sensibility and a sharp eye for detail. Reporting to the Design Director, this position works directly with editors, writers, and the photo and graphics teams in a fast-paced editorial environment. This position will be responsible for the weekly design of multiple sections of the magazine. Major duties and responsibilities: • Design pages for Departments, News, and Insights sections • Art direct conceptual illustrations • Collaborate with writers, editors, illustrators, and digital media department • Create graphics for print and web • Print layouts for weekly reviews • Upload images to digital asset management system • Manage award entries • Assist design colleagues as needed Minimum requirements: • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or similar field preferred. A solid grounding in basic science education, intellectual curiosity about science, and comfort with scientific ideas is essential • A high level of design sophistication with an eye for the detail that makes good design great • Keen eye for photography and illustration, and exceptional typography skills • Work well under pressure, multitask, and adhere to tight deadlines • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and a good communicator • Be able to take direction well, and work both independently and collaboratively • In-depth knowledge of Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) • Working knowledge of K4/InCopy/InDesign workflow a plus • Experience in a deadline-driven magazine environment a plus This is a full-time position located in our offices in Washington D.C. AAAS is an EO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

O, The Oprah Magazine: Fall Design Internship

The art department at O, The Oprah Magazine seeks an energetic, driven young design student to be a part of our team in our New York City office.

This intern would work with all members of the art department, learning the inner-workings of editorial publishing. Responsibilities would include: designing pages, researching illustrators and attending photo shoots.

A perfect opportunity to grow a young designers portfolio.

Associate Creative Director

Summary: Manifest seeks a highly creative and collaborative Associate Creative Director to join CBS Watch! magazine in our New York City office. This position requires superb design skills, an eye for typography, a flexible disposition and the ability to work creatively with editorial and photo teams. This role reports to the Group Creative Director. Responsibilities: • Laying out and assisting in the oversight of features, covers and department art plans with the Creative Director • Lead on all special sections • Collaboration. Able to work effectively with others • Can juggle multiple projects at once • Client facing communication • Comfortable art directing photo shoots Requirements: - At least 8 years as a member of a design team at a major consumer publication - Superior typography, layout, and design skills is a MUST - Ability to create clear mood boards that communicate conceptual and aesthetic direction of stories - Ability to understand the editorial mission of a story and present creative solutions to help the reader - Communication and experience working directly with clients (you must be flexible and able to collaborate effectively with editorial staff) - Meticulous attention to detail - Extremely creative and able to articulate vision

Freelance Publication Designer

IEEE Spectrum ( is seeking creative, seasoned freelance publication designers for its award-winning monthly magazine. Working remotely, the freelance editorial designer will be responsible for producing sophisticated feature layouts under the guidance of the Senior Art Director. The ideal candidates will have the ability to create innovative and elegant designs for topics within the scientific and technology realm. Strong conceptual and typography skills as well as experience working with illustrators a must.

Deputy Art Director-Martha Stewart Weddings

Under the direction of the Design Director, this position conceptualizes, art directs and designs the assigned pages for each magazine issue. The Deputy AD works seamlessly with editors and stylists and photographers to create content that is within the visual direction of the magazine to make choices that maintain the creative vision, brand, and standard of quality. This position interacts with editors, stylists, the photography and production departments in addition to many outside freelance creatives. The Deputy AD also hires and manages the department interns, serves as mentor and advisor to the Associate Art Director and will assist on Martha Stewart Living as needed. Packaging design and branding experience a plus. Essential Job Functions 30% Story Concept Development: Works seamlessly across departments to plan and conceptualize stories. Communicates clearly and organizes the visual approach of each story. 30% Layout: Design, produce, and execute layouts per Design Director's vision. Maintain quality and consistent graphic design. Produce consistent charts and information graphics as required. 20% Photography Direction: Direct assigned photo shoots to ensure quality imagery for the magazine. Work with photo coordinator to assign and hire photographers for produced shoots. 15% Production Quality: Monitor and maintain all production deadlines for yourself within assigned departments. Adjust all page proofs as needed and be aware of all design standards. 5% Service: Executes all additional duties requested by Design Director.

NYLON Fall 2016 Design/Photo Intern

Job Description: NYLON is looking for a Digital Design/Photo Intern. 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/Design Department Fall Intern

Editorialist is looking for Fall design interns who will be ready to begin by the end of August / early September. As a part of an exciting start-up, this internship will provide a great deal of hands on experience while working closely with the Directors and the design team. This candidate should have a strong work ethic and a great attention to detail. Interns will be exposed to different areas of the digital magazine and e-commerce site, including graphic design, photography/art direction, social media/marketing, fashion editorial, features editorial, and e-commerce work.

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