Time Inc. is the largest magazine media company in the U.S. and one of the largest branded media companies in the world, encompassing iconic titles such as Time, PEOPLE, InStyle, Sports Illustrated, and Real Simple. It holds a total of 95 titles and 48 websites, worldwide, and engages more than 138 million U.S. consumers in print, online and via mobile devices each month.
Time Inc. digital reaches 50M unique users each month who visit 1.4B pages, putting it among the top 20 largest media companies online. Time Inc. sites like Time.com, PEOPLE.com, EW.com and SI.com - leaders in their respective categories - are the first place people go for coverage of major events, including elections, Academy Awards and the Olympics. Time Inc. has owned some of the biggest news stories of the decade and is home to celebrated franchises such as the Fortune 500, Time 100, People's World's Most Beautiful and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Art Director - PEOPLE Bookazines
Dynamic and autonomous art director/designer needed to produce special-edition issues, known as bookazines, under the People imprint. The art director will design issues focusing on an extraordinarily broad range of topics including celebrity, breaking news, gossip, fashion, food, entertainment and crime. The candidate will execute the look and feel of the brand, and work closely with the editor and photo department to package exciting, compelling content.
We are looking for an innovative designer who is outspoken, sensitive, problem-solving, educated, enthusiastic and approachable. Though no human is without ego, the ideal candidate checks theirs at the door and looks for clever and effective ways to achieve both visual greatness and mass-consumer approachability without sacrificing integrity or taste.
Anyone considering applying for this job must submit a portfolio (online preferred) tailored to the type of content we cover.
Skills & Requirements
-Minimum of 5 years experience at a national, consumer publication.
-Confident, curious self-starter.
-Work that has been recognized by your peers in the magazine design industry is important to us.
-A passion for - and understanding of - the People brand, and a willingness to pursue ideas tirelessly as we release new products.