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Freelance Art Director/ Senior Designer

Rodale's Organic Life is currently seeking a motivated and talented Designer to join this newly launched magazine. This position is a unique opportunity to be hands on with the innovative organic living content. The candidate will be an extraordinary designer who can work collaboratively with the Creative director. The position is located in New York City OR Emmaus, PA. Responsibilities include: • Working closely with the Creative designing front and back-of-book sections • Assisting with ongoing assignments such as scanning and updating the art room wall with current layouts and updating all layouts for the review book • Assigning illustrations, as directed The position requires • Strong design and typography skills • Relentless attention to detail • Organization, integrity, and the ability to effectively manage multiple design projects • Fluency in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and K4 • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Photo Editor

Money magazine and Money.com are searching for a photo editor with at least 4 years of experience.  The candidate must have the skills to produce a wide array of photographic styles, from portraits to conceptual still life to reportage to architectural landscape.  The ideal applicant will bring his or her own large roster of regular collaborators (photographers, stylists, hair & make-up), as well as have an eye for fresh and current talent.  The editor is expected to be comfortable as an art director on-set, whether on location or in-studio.  The candidate must be a resourceful researcher, capable of combing a photographer's archives, stock and government agencies, as well as found sources.  Experience photo editing for websites, as well as shooting and retouching skills are a plus.  Those considered will show proof that they can create quality imagery with spare, thoughtful, and concise production crews that stay under budget.  Above all, the person for this job must be a master conceptual thinker that can collaborate with our art and edit staffs to make pictures that are meaningful and impactful.

Marie Claire Summer Art Dept Intern

Marie Claire is looking for interns in the art department for the Summer. Candidates must have a strong interest in magazine design, photography, typography and love for fashion. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must, plus the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. He/she should be resourceful, responsible and a creative problem-solver. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine. Duties will include but are not limited to: Designing layouts for tablet editions, maintaining and updating the mini wall for each issue, preparing and updating flip books for Editor-in-Chief and Design Director, photo research, and preparing layouts for presentation. Under the guidance of the art department, the intern will experience the process of a national monthly magazine. This is the perfect position for a dynamic, self-motivated college student looking for hands-on experience. Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is required, as well as a major relating to graphic design. This is a non-paid internship and for school credit ONLY. Candidates MUST receive school credit and be able to commit to at least 3 full days a week for our internship program at our New York office. Please contact jyeung@hearst.com if interested.

Good Housekeeping Summer 2015 Art Intern

Good Housekeeping Magazine is looking for an Art Intern for Summer 2015. The right candidate will hold many of the same responsibilities as a full-time staff member, including concepting art for stories, collaborating with the editorial and photo staff, and designing smart, attractive layouts. The intern will also have the opportunity to help style and prop in-house photo shoots, allowing him or her to see a vision through from concept all the way to finished page. The candidate should be proficient in InDesign and Photoshop. Illustrator and Woodwing skills are a plus. *This is an unpaid internship and must receive academic credit.

Freelance Art Assistant - SELF Magazine

SELF Magazine is seeking an energetic and motivated recent graduate or graphic design student for the position of freelance art assistant. Located in New York City. Core responsibilities include assisting the art department in updating presentation materials with most recent layouts, assisting in preparation for layout meetings, retouching and silhouetting images, acting as a liaison between the art department and photography department, assisting in the conversion of print layouts to tablet editions and providing administrative support to the department. This position may be full time or part time depending on availability of the candidate. Pays $10 per hour.

Art Director

POWDER Magazine is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: • Art Director: Full-time position based in Carlsbad, CA. Start date May 4, 2015. Job Description The Art Director works as the visual director for the POWDER brand, combining hands-on graphic design and brand stewardship to ensure all products and visual aspects are on-brand. The position collaborates with the editorial team, sales and marketing, and the events department. The Art Director will provide the following duties, but not limited to: • Designing across all print and digital channels including magazine, online, events, social media, email, mobile, and video. • Laying out pages of the magazines, presenting the words and images in a way that is easy for readers to digest, with high-visual impact. Often with tight deadlines. • Working with prepress department packaging ready pages through the process, proofing pages before sending to print. • Designing compelling magazine covers. Collaborating with the Photo Editor and editorial team to ensure the package is compelling and has newsstand appeal. • Designing concept and branding for Powder Awards. • Developing brand identities from concept to design for all the POWDER franchise projects. • Designing brand promo products including shirt, hats, ETC. • Designing collaborative pieces with POWDER brands. • Supervising contributing illustrators and graphic designers. • Developing standards, systems and best practices for content design. Experience Requirements: • Previous experience in digital and print design, preferably with a monthly publication, is required. • Three to four years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • BFA in Graphic Design or bachelor's degree in Arts/Graphic Design or equivalent knowledge base. • Knowledge of prepress workflows desired. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Experience with creating compelling visuals for different target demographics. • Expert level skill at all Adobe Create Suite applications. • Clear articulation of brand direction behind each design project. • Able to manage editorial schedules and deadlines within corporate and ongoing campaigns. • Expertise with developing creative solutions in a variety of campaigns, and working with a brand identity. • A willingness to embrace change and to adapt strategies on the fly. • Ability to learn the latest platforms, technology tools, and marketing solutions through partnerships. • Knowledge of (or eagerness to learn about) skiing culture and nuance desired. Equipment/Software Used: • Required software knowledge: Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat. Salary: • DOE Resume/Cover Letter: Please submit resume and personalized cover letter to POWDER Editor John Stifter at john@powder.com. NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid U.S. working permit.

Design Director

Chicago magazine is seeking a dynamic Design Director to lead the visual direction of this 44-year-old brand across all platforms: an award-winning monthly print magazine, a popular and fast-growing website, and a recently relaunched tablet app. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced and creative environment, leading a sharp and talented staff to create powerful visual content in a city full of great stories. Chicago magazine and chicagomag.com spur intelligent conversation about the city's influencers, zeitgeist-defining trends, and civic controversies through award-winning long-form journalism. Just as important, we help our readers live better by covering the best in the arts, dining, style, and more. Responsibilities: •Lead visual direction of brand across all platforms, as well as take lead role in visual branding as it relates to all marketing and promotional materials. •Lead four-person design staff (including photo editor), coaching their development and creative growth. In addition, hire and develop freelance talent as needed. •Develop and set standards for photography, illustration and graphic storytelling. •Manage freelance and photography budgets. •Take active role in brand strategy and growth •Lead development of any and all new products as they relate to brand expansion.
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