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Associate Art Director, Western Living & Vancouver Magazine

Position Summary Reporting to the Art Director, the Associate Art Director is critically involved in the creation and implementation of the magazine's visual "language," look and identity. He/she participates in all creative planning and implementation, as well as helping with conceptualization, layout and design for all sections of the book. Responsibilities • Participating in all planning, strategy, post-op and brainstorming meetings • Generating art, photography and illustration concepts that will create compelling, engaging stories while at the same time reinforcing the magazine's mandate, philosophy and profile • Design feature and upfront editorial layouts for Western Living, Vancouver magazine and our Special Interest Publications for approval by the Art Director and Editor in Chief • Act as art director for Special Interest Publications • Work with the editorial department to make modifications to designed pages as needed • Schedule and assign work to freelance illustrators and photographers • Attend previews for photo shoots and finalize details with photographers • Art direct photo shoots and problem solve as needed • Oversee the production of editorial pages and proof digital images to ensure colour and retouching accuracy • Send and receive digital files and communicate with production when required • Modify and approve final pages • Work with promotional department to oversee the design in-house ads, promotional requests and other art related projects • Oversee image content for e-newsletters of both magazines. • Train and direct interns and freelancers in the art department systems and administration • Conduct photo research as required

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