Designer

  • Job Description:
    Entry-level Designer position, Travel+Leisure Magazine Travel + Leisure magazine is currently seeking a Designer for the Art department. This is an entry-level position with opportunities for growth in the publication design field. Responsibilities Include: - Designing and maintaining departments pages and front of book sections in print and digital tablet editions. - Photo editing and color correcting assigned stories. - Commissioning and art directing of illustrations. - Managing and following through with vendors through the editorial tracking system. - Updating all cover walls and layout displays regularly. - Creating and updating illustration resources, inspiration files, and photography libraries on a monthly basis. - Managing and overseeing department expenses. - Directly assisting design director. - Working directly with editors, photo department, and production staff on assigned layouts from conception to final execution and post production.
  • Position: Designer
  • City: New York City
  • About Our Company: American Express Publishing Corporation produces authoritative lifestyle content that empowers affluent, primed consumers – and the businesses that serve them – to make informed decisions. We tell customers where to fly, what to try, and what to buy next. Through the lens of four multi-media brands — Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Departures, and Executive Travel — content is available in magazines, digitally, on-air, on mobile devices, in branded books, through membership clubs, events, and throughout 50 countries with 25 editions in 9 languages. Our custom media division uses the resources of American Express Publishing to create multi-platform content under individual client brand names. American Express Publishing is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Express Company. Follow us on Twitter @amexpublishing.
  • Company: American Express Publishing
  • Contact Address: 1120 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 10036
  • How to Apply: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW TO THE AMERICAN EXPRESS CAREERS WEBSITE AND SUBMIT A COMPELTED APPLICATION! http://jobs.americanexpress.com/job/New-York-Designer-Job-NY/1723254/
  • Job Requirements: American Express is an equal opportunity employer. Requirements: - BFA in communication design is required. - 1-3 years with consumer print magazine experience is a plus. - Proficient knowledge of Adobe CS5 indesign, illustrator, bridge, and photoshop. - Tablet experience is a plus. (both iPad/Apple and Nook/Kindle/Android if possible) Some past interactive experience is required. - Candidate must be detail-oriented, process oriented, and have strong time-management skills. - Candidate must have a sophisticated visual sensibility as well as strong sensibilities in color theory and photography. - Strong typography skill are an absolute must. - Hands-on approach to brainstorming and creative processes. - Active interest in media and publication design.
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