Art Director / Department Manager

  • Job Description:
    Ability to work well under deadline pressure. This means managing the potential heavy workflow of the art & production department on a daily basis to ensure quality, accurate and timely output. Acts as chief ad designer. Able to balance quality with speed and volume of work. Mature, level-headed, quality design skills, strong people skills Excellent computer skills specifically as it relates to ad building and design software such as Quark, InDesign CS5, and Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat It is also expected there is a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and has some knowledge of the pagination process. An eye for design along with superior written, verbal and communication skills are necessary for professional communications with staff, vendors and customers. The Art Director is also the key digital ad & graphics builder with knowledge of flash, CS5.5 and related software components for online ad builds and graphics. Works with the company's web producer to provide needed graphic components for websites. Bachelor's degree preferred plus at least 3 years management experience in an art/production department of print and online media including newspapers, magazines, directories etc.
  • Position: Art Director
  • Area of Focus: Prepress
  • City: Other
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Dan's Papers is a unique print and online editorial offering covering Long Island's East End and whose print edition is distributed from Montauk to Manhattan. Dan's offers an insightful spin on topics of interest to our dedicated readership of second homeowners and savvy ''locals'' looking for a fresh perspective. The content features Founder Dan Rattiner's insightful, often whimsical Point-of-view on regional news, and social/political commentary. Since 1960, Dan's Papers is perceived as the bible on what to do, where to go, where to stay and where to play when in the Hamptons. Manhattanites and Hamptonites know Dan's Papers as an icon on Long Island's East End. As valuable a read to the hedge fund manager as it is to the local fisherman, Dan's Papers serves a diverse, affluent, educated and active readership. In the summer of 2011, we launched the new Dan's List online and in print . A list every East End business wants to be on... This summer of 2011 also saw the intro of the new Chic sheet of summer in the Hamptons, The Daily Dan as well as the launch of one of the most successful events ever held in the Hamptons, Dan's Taste of Two Forks. Add to that Dan's entertaining website danshamptons.com, comprehensive Classified and Service Directory listings, web development team and it's clear why Dan's Papers consistently meets the needs of a rapidly growing, ever-changing market. Due to our recent growth we will be moving in February to larger, newer and more appropriate facility in Southampton in which to house our talented staff.
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, paid holidays
  • Company: Dan's Papers LLC
  • Contact Address: 2221 Montauk Highway P.O. Box 630 Bridgehampton, NY 11932
  • Contact Email:bedelman@danspapers.com
  • Contact Name: Bob Edelman
  • How to Apply: Submit Cover letter, salary requirements and resume via email to bedelman@danspapers.com
  • Job Requirements: 10 years graphic design, 5 years management experience overseeing creative and production areas. No relocation is provided. Must live on Long Island's East End (Suffolk County) College Degree in graphic design/art preferred.
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