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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

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