Creative Director, EatingWell

  • Job Description:
    The Creative Director will define the look and feel of the brand through EatingWell Magazine, EatingWell.com, EatingWell books and custom publications. The Creative Director must be a visionary thinker who can help translate EatingWell's focus on food, health and "origins" into compelling print and digital formats. Must be able to create compelling visuals that inspire readers to cook the recipes in the issue and inspire them to live "the EatingWell" life. Must have a clear and clean typography to navigate science-based nutrition articles and engaging graphics that differentiate this magazine and brand from all others.The ideal candidate will be nimble, able to work on multiple projects at once and prepared to work collaboratively with a small, passionate and fast-paced team. The Creative Director will manage freelancers while meeting deadlines and managing budgets. This role will report to and work closely with the editorial director, the deputy food editor and others. Essential Job Functions 30% - Design typography and layouts for EatingWell Magazine 30% Hiiring photographers, stylists and illustrators . Directing photo, shoots , styling and props; illustrations 25% - Manage design and production of custom publishing and licensing projects and digital products, working with freelancers . Oversee all design and brand imagery across all platforms 10% - Participate in planning and creation of story concepts, brand initiatives. 5% - Manage budget for all art-related costs This job is in the Shelburne, VT office.
  • Position: Creative Director
  • Area of Focus: Other
  • City: Other
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Meredith (www.meredith.com) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More, American Baby, EatingWell, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Additionally, Meredith uses its many assets to create powerful custom marketing solutions for many of the nation's top brands and companies. Meredith Xcelerated Marketing has significantly added to its capabilities in recent years through the acquisition of cutting-edge companies in digital, mobile, social, healthcare, databse, and international marketing. Most recently, Meredith made a strategic investment in London-based Iris Worldwide, a leader in experiential marketing. A hallmark of Meredith's business model and financial profile is its ability to consistently generate substantial free cash flow by leveraging the strength of its multi-platform portfolio. Meredith is committed to increasing Total Shareholder Return through dividend payments, share repurchases, and strategic business investments. Meredith has paid a dividend for 64 straight years, and increased its dividend for 18 consecutive years.
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, 401K, Pension, Flex Spending, and more
  • Company: Meredith Corporation
  • Contact Email:lisa.gosselin@meredith.com
  • Contact Name: Lisa Gosselin
  • How to Apply: All applicants should send cover letter and resume by email to Lisa.Gosselin@meredith.com
  • Job Requirements: Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: Education: College Degree Experience: • 5+ years as a magazine art director • Experience assigning and editing photography and illustration • Experience overseeing food photo shoots and working with stylists • Some digital experience (web site, apps, digital editions), video experience a plus • An excellent portfolio across multiple platforms Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be passionate about food and health.
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