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Design Director, Coastal Living

The Position: Design Director, Coastal Living Location: Birmingham, AL Time Inc. is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company reaches more than 130 million people globally each month across multiple platforms, with influential brands like Time, People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Real Simple, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine and Wallpaper. Our Birmingham AL location is home to our well-known Coastal Living, Southern Living, Cooking Light, and Oxmoor brands. About Birmingham: This southern city is in the midst of a cultural renaissance. It's not about barbecue; it's not about cool coffee joints; it's not about reclaimed urban green space; it's not about converted loft neighborhoods; it's not about new restaurant, bar, shop, and gallery openings; it's not about music, art, and film festivals. It's about all of that, and so much more. Best of all: you can enjoy everything the city has to offer and a high quality of life. Thanks to short commute times and mild weather (think year-round outdoor living). The Job: Do you love gorgeous homes, delicious food, sunny travel, inspiring people, and warm-weather style? Are you passionate about a coastal lifestyle? Do you have a knack for seeing the big picture outlook while also obsessing over the smallest of details? Do you art direct your world, from your home to your outfit? If your answer to these questions is a resounding yes, then read on for details about the Coastal Living Design Director. The Design Director is a senior member of the management team, the visual authority of the staff. S/he will work with the Editor and Style Director to create, define, and execute visual strategy for all content for Coastal Living. You will: • Oversee all design direction. Ensure that overall look and feel of the brand products is appealing to both consumer and advertising audiences. • Assist in shaping editorial direction. Collaborate with editor, style director executive editor, and managing editor to generate editorial content mix, relying heavily on brand awareness and brand filter. Work closely with editors and the art department to reinforce brand mission through story design. • Manage and mentor members of the art and photo departments and freelance designers. Coach them in all things "coastal"; share resources; and help them find solutions when questions and challenges arise. Serve as a first line of approval for their work product. • Design and art direct content. Design all covers and certain features; art direct photo shoots when needed. • Facilitate communication. Help serve as a liaison between editorial, art, and photo departments. • Ensure consistency of brand design across all sections and platforms. • Know the landscape. Monitor competitors for ideas and talent. You have: • 7-10 years of art direction experience at a magazine, catalogue, or other relevant business • The ability to navigate adversity and anticipate issues before they arise • Clear communication skills, a detail-oriented approach, consistent execution and overall reliability • A passion for what you do; your enthusiasm for your work is contagious • A deep understanding of and finely honed filter for the brand

Art Internship

Guitar World, Guitar Aficionado and Revolver Magazines (NewBay Media) are seeking a junior or senior graphic design student for an internship in the Art Department for the fall of 2015. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazines. Duties will include: updating layouts, minor imaging work, banner and scroller design, and archiving duties. Candidates should have an interest in magazine publishing, strong working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop and most importantly, is eager to learn. This position is unpaid. A commitment of at least 2 full days a week is required, from 11 am to 7 pm (flexible).

Senior Food Editor

Location: Birmingham, AL Southern Living celebrates the best of life in the South, both in our content and through publications and programs that enrich the lives of millions of our devoted readers. As the signature Southern brand in the Time Inc. portfolio, Southern Living acts as the go-to resource, both in print and online, for people who love the Southern lifestyle. Created by a team of experts on Southern food, gardens, home design, travel, and style, is the ultimate insiders' guide to life in the South. The job: The Senior Food Editor, will help shape the food & entertaining vision for Southern Living leading the charge at the signature Southern brand within the Time Inc. portfolio. This is a key role for an experienced food editor who is excited by the chance to mobilize a team around big ideas, projects, and packages. You will: • Pitch, package and produce seasonal food and entertaining stories across platforms and pillars for features, section leads and monthly columns and traffic-generating digital campaigns • Own and edit the food section of the magazine • Mentor junior staff in pitching, packaging, reporting and writing • Utilize your network of talented freelancers and tastemakers, finding creative, relevant angles for them to contribute to our brand • Work with our General Manager to monitor workflows, especially from the perspective of junior editors • Meet every deadline, every time - and work with junior staff to do the same • Generate multiple pieces of digital content every month You are: • Experienced magazine editor: You can map out 15 months of seasonal food content at a time. You are inspired by great packaging and come with the knowledge and experience needed to plan and pull off inspired packaging youYou willrself. You have superior editing, writing and reporting skills. • Leader with a vision: You take abstract ideas and transform them into compelling, robust packages. You are part diplomat, part project manager. You can motivate groups of people and bring them together to execute ambitious projects. You get things done. You enjoy teaching and mentoring. In a world where we're working on multiple things at once you help others determine what to prioritize and the most efficient way to stay on track. • Problem solver: When writers and editors come to you with issues, you identify solutions. You're always building and maintaining a network of on-the-ground sources that enable us to produce trustworthy food content through a proven community of insiders. • Ideas person: You are naturally creative and enjoy brainstorming and collaborating. When you look at a story in the headlines, you can envision how to approach it from additional, reader-focused angles. You also think bigger: packages, franchises, newsletters, partnerships and more. • Immersed: You come with a clear perspective and a deep interest in all things Southern Living with a specific interest in food. When we invite you in for an interview, we'll be able to feel your energy, enthusiasm, and interest.

Marie Claire Fall Art Internship

Marie Claire is looking for interns in the art department for the Fall Semester. 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 2 full days/week for our internship program at our New York office. Please contact if interested.

Deputy Art Director, Boston magazine

Boston magazine seeks an imaginative, ambitious, and collaborative Deputy Art Director to join our design team. Qualified candidates for this full-time position will have 5-7 years of professional experience and a portfolio demonstrating strong typography skills, experience directing photoshoots, and an appreciation for contemporary illustration. Responsibilities include: • Working closely with the Design Director to plan and execute feature, section, and department layouts • Commissioning and directing work from contributing photographers, illustrators, and graphic artists • Finding ways to tell stories graphically and in unconventional ways • Nurturing and cultivating a deep roster of contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists • Directing food, fashion, and portrait photo shoots as appropriate • Mentoring a young and eager team of design interns

Art/Photo Intern

This opportunity will allow students interested in editorial design to learn directly from HGTV Magazine's art and photo department. Interns will learn what goes into photo research, requesting high resolution images, shopping for props, assisting at photo shoots (in-house and on location), printing/calling in portfolios and much more. The intern will get the chance to shadow the art department and help with brainstorming concepts, updating & designing layouts. The ideal intern possesses strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the eagerness to learn. We value those who have a love for editorial design and photography and have an interest in home design and DIY. You MUST receive college credit for this internship, proof of credit is required before beginning this internship. All interested candidates must email their resume to and include HGTV Art/Photo Internship in the subject line.

senior designer

Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious senior designer for its creative department. For 50 years, the award-winning city magazine for the Washington area has been a home for groundbreaking feature writing, essential service journalism, and arresting visual storytelling. We're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, designing in a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, and staff photographers. Official responsibilities include: -designing compelling well and department features -collaborating with staff and freelance contributors -manage special projects as needed from concept to execution - redesigns, special interest publications, company initiatives, etc. -working with editors on visually-driven story ideas Unofficial responsibilities include: -Contribute to a freewheeling creative environment where staffers are encouraged to cook up ambitious ideas big and small -inspire and contribute to a talented team of designers and editors wanting to collaborate -setting and maintaing high visual standards and having a lot of fun while doing so! Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with senior designer in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
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