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Art Director - DuJour Magazine

Art Director, Editorial Design to join Dujour Media's Creative team

Job Description:
This position will report to the Creative Director and will work very closely with the editors/photo department on the daily production of the quarterly luxury print magazine and digital platform as needed. Duties include art direction for FOB features including infographic and design elements; Managing outside resources, including vendors, illustrators and designers 
This is a freelance position to start immediately through mid-March with the opportunity of full time thereafter.

- At least 5-8 years as a Designer/Art Director
- Master of current digital design tools such as Adobe CS
- Creative & tasteful problem solving for relationships between image and type
- Good judgement as to what works to drive audience and engagement  
- Proven management skills 
- Can work in a fast-paced environment 
- Familiarity with pop culture, fashion, trends

Send inquiries including samples of work to:
DuJour is the award-winning luxury lifestyle brand that covers celebrities, travel, food and wine, fashion, beauty, fitness, design, business and technology. Our stories run the gamut: An issue might feature an investigative piece on a socialite's murder in Aspen, alongside a gorgeous travel spread about an exclusive private island. The magazine, which launched in 2012, is distributed via print and digital platforms to an audience of more than 3 million affluent men and women.

Creative Services Director

BloodHorse LLC, the leading provider of information and news for the Thoroughbred industry has an opening for its Production Director in its Lexington, Kentucky office. The Creative Services Director supervises the production of multiple cross-platform products, which entails active involvement through all phases of pre-production, planning, production, schedule, execution and distribution in a cost-effective and time sensitive manner. The Director is responsible for defining strategy and developing, executing, and managing comprehensive production plan for various print and digital products. Responsibilities include communicating with customers, management, internal departments, and vendors to coordinate overall publishing effort in accordance with corporate goals. The Director plays an integral role in improving efficiencies within publishing cycle and leads and directs a forward-thinking team including both print and online graphic artists and production professionals. Duties Include: • Directs general operations of production team, including establishing operating and strategic priorities and serving as liaison with editors, sales representatives and publisher. • Responsible for daily production operations including book markups, quality control, timeline management and digital advertising placement. • Develops and maintains production schedules for magazines in both print and tablet format, brochures, and online promotional campaigns. • Responsible for obtaining quotes and bids for all publications/projects and manages all manufacturing vendor relationships. • Prepares and manages $2,000,000 budget. • Approves all manufacturing invoices. • Responsible for 10+ titles schedules, budgets, quality, communication and delivery. • Provide leadership and direction to marketing associates to guide the creation of promotional materials, and ensure congruence with objectives. • Track, project and report statistics of advertising and editorial values. • Structure, hire, train and supervise production team. Knowledge and Skill requirements ▪ Prior experience in print magazine publishing. ▪ Significant experience managing multiple titles, outside developers, internal/external resources. ▪ Proficiency in Excel, Word, Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and all file formats generated by these applications. ▪ Knowledge of XML data use within templated InDesign documents ▪ Strong background in Acrobat and all versions of PDF's and their uses. ▪ Must know all facets and pitfalls of digital file transfers including email, FTP, CD, DVD, etc. ▪ Must be familiar with standard project accounting procedures. ▪ Understanding of postal requirements for periodicals. ▪ Must know Mac OS and be comfortable in a Windows environment. ▪ Must have a thorough understanding of font management software as well as all types of fonts and font problems. ▪ Knowledge of ad serving systems and processes a plus. ▪ Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment ▪ Must have excellent trouble shooting skills, strong organizational skills and be able to learn new technologies on the fly. Working Conditions • Normal office environment. • Some after hours work is required to meet deadlines. • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

On-Site Print Editorial Designer (Freelance)

Mediaplanet is recruiting 3-4 editorial/print designers to join our in-house freelance team. We're looking for designers who are available to start in January 2017 and work regularly through the end of March (with the possibility of continuing through the end of 2017). Must be based out of the New York metro area and be able to work in-house during regular work hours: 8:30am-5:30pm. Responsibilities - Work as the sole designer on print campaigns ranging in size from 8-24 pages from concept to press submission and final file archiving - Work under the art direction of the senior designer - Collaborate with both the production team and sales team to curate and design content - Re-touch photography as needed - Design both print and digital ads for clients as needed - Design infographics and repurpose digital art for print Logistics - This position is freelance, commissioned and paid on a per project basis. - Design and production for each project spans 3 or 4 days. - Compensation ranges from $500-$1,000 for 3 to 4 days of work, depending on the size and scope of the project. (On average projects pay $600 or $800.) - Designers work on their own computers (must have own Adobe Creative Suite license) and backup files to Mediaplanet's server upon project completion. - While Mediaplanet's freelance team works in-house, infrequent exceptions can be made in advance to accommodate outside work or other commitments. - Mediaplanet busiest production period is the last 2 months of each business quarter - Projects are scheduled every two weeks.

Design Intern, The Knot

The Knot, part of XO Group Inc., a lifestage media company, seeks a spring design intern. This is a great opportunity for a talented designer with an interest in editorial design. You will be a part of the design and production process from start to finish. Administrative tasks will be included in your daily responsibilities and you will have the opportunity to design layouts for our national, regional and digital magazines as well as work on designs for online and social media. Time management and organizational skills are a must.

Art Director, Digital & Print

• Contribute to creative strategy with Chief Creative Officer and Head of Content • Execute creative strategy in collaboration with content and cross-functional teams • Oversee and implement the cross-platform photo strategy for magazine and all digital channels • Work with designers, illustrators, and photographers to conceive and execute layouts in print • Create and maintain evolving style guide for brand photography and images • Oversee production and quality of final digital artwork for digital initiatives • Collaborate with product and development team to achieve accurate, platform-specific versions of designed layouts • Ensure accurate and efficient production and evolution of content templates • Partner with marketing and merchant teams to design on brand, digital experiences for digital with an eye to performance and ease of use • Assist in generation of ideas to optimize the brand's customer digital experience • Innovate to improve integration of commerce and engagement online • Work with digital creative partners to evolve web style guide and standards • Manage and mentor team members • Provide timely, productive and motivational feedback to designers and team members

Digital Media Designer

Salon Media (publisher of is hiring a full-time digital media designer to work in our NYC office. We are a fast-paced, high-volume editorial environment and we want a talented professional who is pro-active, efficient, and proficient. The ideal candidate will be skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator, and interactive graphics and data visualizations using javascript and HTML5. The designer will be responsible for creating interactive content from the bottom up, building interactivity for final use upon the site. This interactive content will include infographics and animated branding elements as well as modeled and rendered text treatments and graphics for our video team. The designer will also be responsible for generating artistic and eye-catching static images to be used as featured images for stories on the site, all while being faithful to Salon's voice and brand. Please include a link to a diverse portfolio of dynamic work in Photoshop, Illustrator, and interactive media. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must.

Assistant Photo Editor

We (Topix Media Lab) are on the hunt for an associate photo editor-- Job includes stock research and management of other photo resources, light retouching (silhouetting, darkening/lightening behind text, extending images) credits and budget management etc we are a small publishing company based in the financial district. We create special issue newsstand-only magazines for a wide variety of clients such as Disney, Marvel, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, Newsweek, Investigation Discovery, CBS, and on and on--take a look at our online store to get an idea of the kind of products we create: Cool, right? We are looking to fill this position ASAP. We need someone who is independent and able to juggle multiple projects in a very fast-paced (but super fun) environment. We are a true "lab" in that we create every magazine in-house with an amazingly talented team of writers, editors, designers and photo editors This position includes full health benefits and paid vacation

Designer, Editorial Design,

Hearst Digital Media is seeking a Designer, Editorial to join the Creative team working on the visual design for, and and their social media channels. Job Description This position will report in to the Creative Director of HDM and will work closely with the editors of, and to create visual design that furthers the story telling on each site, and brand standards. In the position you will work in a high paced environment and in close partnership with photo editors, and the project manager and other designers to create best in class designs. Responsibilities: - Create info-graphics, and design elements for digital features - Work closely with five visual designers, to meet daily design needs - Work on projects from concept to postproduction making sure we meet brand standards and timelines - Study the marketplace, assessing where, and work stands against competitors' and ensure that we are ahead of the curve - Great at creative problem solving - Familiarity with pop culture, fashion, and trends - Drive constant improvement in HDM's quality, capabilities, and creative innovation Requirements: - At least 5 years experience as a digital designer - Experience working with Production Designers - Excellent at producing of shareable, digital-friendly content, and mobile - Excellent at using typography and type design - Master of current digital design tools such as Adobe CS - Experience in creating gifs and motion graphics a plus

Art Director, Editorial Design, Digital

Hearst Digital Media is seeking an Art Director, Editorial Design to join the Creative team overseeing the visual design team that supports all of our 18 sites, including,,,,, and Job Description 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. You will work in close partnership with the Photo, Product, and UX teams. Responsibilities: - Responsible for the visual identity for all of the HDM sites - Create direction for digital features including infographics, design elements - All work created with an eye to audience - Use available analytics to understand content performance - Oversee a team of approximately 8 visual designers - Manage and direct process, capabilities, tools and goals for the creative team across all brands - Study the marketplace, assessing where HDM work stands against competitors' and ensure that we are ahead of the curve - Ability to work under tight deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously - Drive constant improvement in HDM's quality and capabilities - Experience in creating gifs and directing motion graphics designers - Managing outside resources, including vendors, illustrators and designers Requirements: - At least 8 years as a Designer / Art Director - Proven creative leadership skills; Design/Art management background - Excellent at producing shareable, digital-friendly content - Good judgment as to what works to drive audience and engagement in digital media - Familiarity with pop culture, fashion, trends - Master of current digital design tools such as Adobe CS as well as developing design technologies and workflows - Must be a bridge-builder, working with teams that have uniquely different experiences together to build great digital products

Photo Editor, Miami

Ink Publishing Corporation - Miami, FL 33134 American Airlines, the world's largest airline, has a new exciting opportunity for a talented photo editor, working on American Way, Celebrated Living and Nexos. This would be a full-time position working on-site in our Coral Gables, Miami office. These magazines have an incredible reach; being read by up to 16 million passengers a month. At Ink we aim to produce magazines with a difference, so it's vital that the candidate is a creative self-starter, confident in multitasking all parts of the job, both in print and digital. They must be organized and happy to work as part of a small team. The ideal candidate must be passionate about all aspects of photo editing and be able to champion one of the world's biggest brands. We are a global company and communicating and working positively with the head office in London is a vital part of the role. The Role - The Photo Director's responsibilities will include idea collaboration, planning, and executing the magazine's photography. You will be responsible for directing, producing, and procuring all images in the magazine including front-of-book sections, features, and covers. You must adhere to the deadlines and budget set for the title and ensure that the work is of the highest standard. You should have an understanding of the brand and work to its style.

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