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Us Weekly Web Designer

Wenner Media seeks a hardworking and organized team player to join our fast-paced Us Weekly digital team. The Web Designer/ Production Artist will assist the Design Director in all stages of digital production for Candidate must possess an exceptional eye for design and detail. Previous production experience at a major media site is a big plus. He/she will be responsible for seeing files through to completion and should be creative and resourceful. An interest in celebrity news, fashion and entertainment is a must! The ideal candidate must have at least 1 year of experience within the interactive space. He or she must be open to taking direction. Skills needed include Photoshop and Illustrator. Must have online design portfolio. If you are interested, please apply at and include a cover letter. EOE M/F

Us Weekly Senior Art Director

Us Weekly magazine, the leader in celebrity and entertainment news, seeks a Senior Art Director with exceptional design talent for work on the print edition. The ideal candidate will have experience designing features and packages, will possess the technical facility to produce a wide range of design elements in a variety of styles, and will have a thorough knowledge of celebrity culture. Qualifications: Candidate must have 5 years of experience at a magazine publishing company and be a highly creative conceptual thinker. Must have an excellent eye for color and typography and a portfolio that exhibits a fresh, contemporary design sensibility and meticulous attention to detail. Must be completely fluent in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Experience with K4 or similar content management systems a plus. EOE M/F

Part-Time Freelance Designer - Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is currently seeking a part-time designer to work 4 days a week on front and back pages and a range of editorial design assignments assisting busy art department team. Qualified candidates should have strong typographic skills, be organized and communicate well and be detail orientated to keep a variety of record and movie review pages visually fresh and lively. Candidates should be able to update formatted charts and use and maintain style sheets. Candidates should also work well under tight deadlines in collaboration with design director and the editorial staff. Passion for music and pop culture a plus. Requirements: -- 5+ years consumer magazine design experience -- Proficiency in CS5: InDesign K4 -- Expertise in typography and sophisticated design sensibility -- Ability to quickly understand and implement the Design Director's aesthetic -- Problem solving skills in a team environment EOE M/F

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