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Children Magazine Art Director

We have an immediate opening for an experienced, highly creative Art Director who lives in the world of kids and/or children's publishing.  This position is responsible for the look of three of our monthly publications; Hello Magazine for ages 0-2, High Five Magazine for ages 2-5, and High Five's bilingual companion, High Five Bilingüe. In addition, this Art Director will be responsible for various product add-ons and spin-offs. Primary responsibilities include: • Executing competitive, contemporary and legible magazine design for kids. • Creating and maintaining relationships with freelance illustrators. • Overseeing the daily production work for all three magazines. Qualifications: • An affinity for the Highlights mission and values, and an appreciation for our "Fun with a Purpose" approach to content. • An ability to articulate key elements of good kids' design and integrate them into each magazine's individual "look and feel." Formalize these key elements into brand style guides to be shared with Marketing partners. • Commission original artwork. Discover and cultivate new illustration talent. • Strong leadership capabilities that facilitate managing, motivating, and collaborating with a diverse group of colleagues. • Solid public speaking and written communication skills. • The ability to foster teamwork by consistently being communicative, positive, and collaborative with Editorial and Marketing counterparts.

Designer

Texas Monthly magazine is currently seeking an enthusiastic, hard working, and highly confident graphic designer to join its creative team. This person will work closely with both art and edit teams to produce a range of editorial and digital content. The designer will work closely with the deputy editor to oversee and design front and back of book sections of the magazine, design a minimum of one feature per issue, assign illustrations, assist photo editor in research, and provide design needs for digital and social platforms, as needed. Successful candidates will possess a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for photography and illustration, exceptional typography skills, and strong organizational skills.

Editorial Art Director

University Marketing, the Ohio State University Office of Advancement Position Overview The Editorial Art Director leads visioning, coordination and production through all facets of the creative process for the Ohio State Alumni Magazine - an 85-page publication that is distributed multiple times throughout the year. Directing the editorial design team, he/she will foster alignment across marketing disciplines and with Alumni Association leadership. In addition, this position will select, direct and manage external creative partner relationships including but not limited to photographers, illustrators, freelance designers and printers. This exciting opportunity will primarily entail direction that includes choosing stories and photography, managing creative partners, and storyboarding. However, the selected candidate also needs to be able act in a hands-on capacity as this individual will be responsible for high-profile designs that include covers, feature stories, etc. The Editorial Art Director will be the primary liaison for production of the magazine and will also strive to engage with the Buckeye community in an attempt to encourage creative participation. Organizational Overview University Marketing exists to identify and share the unmatched number of compelling stories just waiting to be told by Ohio State's world-class faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors and friends and serve as a central resource to the hundreds of communicators across the university. From creative wordsmiths, eagle-eyed photographers and videographers to digital content directors and proven project leaders, we develop and advance the university's key reputational goals in a positive, consistent, cutting-edge manner. 

Performance Objectives 
Short-term: 
• Become familiar with OSU brand guidelines 
• Establish style guidelines 
• Understand what makes University Marketing at Ohio State special while also understanding what differentiates our magazine from our competitors 
Long-term: 
• Solidify the appropriate outside resources 
• Establish partnerships with the production/print stakeholders 
• Increase the engagement of young alumni 
• Broaden audience appeal 
• Increase positive readership feedback 
• Improve advertising strategy to tighten standards and better integrate with content

Experience Requirements 
The ideal candidate will have proven layout experience, be equally comfortable directing and doing, and be both inspired and inspiring to others. He/she will thoroughly understand the nuances of printing, be comfortable managing others and partnering with both internal and external teams, and be an effective communicator of vision. 

Closing Statement 
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. 

How to Apply 

Please visit: http://osujoblinks.com/nvnb You may also visit http://www.advancement.osu.edu/ to find out more about University Advancement.

Senior Art Director

Rodale is currently seeking a creative and collaborative Senior Art Director to join the Men's Health editorial team in our NY office. The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a great sense of humor. A passion for the Men's Health brand is a must, large biceps are not. The role reports directly to the Creative Director. Responsibilities: Design of features, packages, and the occasional department page Collaborate with art directors, photo editors, and editors on visual strategy Assist with art direction of fashion, food, and fitness photography

Junior Designer

Fairchild Media: Editorial Designer Fairchild Media (WWD, Footwear News, Fairchild Live) is hiring an editorial designer for Footwear News--the weekly print magazine that has covered the footwear industry for over 70 years. The editorial designer will be part of a two-person team with the full creative support of a large media company. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of design sophistication, from concept through execution, and a strong eye for photography and superb typography skills. The candidate will assist the Design Director in planning each issue and work closely with editors and department heads to develop original design concepts. We are seeking a strong contributor, minimum 2 years' experience, in magazine editorial design. Qualifications Accomplished designer with strong attention to detail and love of type Strong concept ideation in a creative environment conducive to taking risks and advancing the brand in a competitive space A sophisticated visual sense Experience sourcing photographers and illustrators and art directing photoshoots as well as conceptual illustrations Digital design experience with demonstrable knowledge of UX/UI Excellent communication skills and experience talking through editorial ideas in a lively, collaborative environment Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure handling multiple projects Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Please send a link to an online portfolio or 5 work samples via PDF in order to be considered for the position.

Junior Designer

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