Associate Art Director, Travel + Leisure Job

  • Job Description:
    Job Description & Responsibilities: Travel + Leisure magazine is currently seeking an Associate Art Director to join its Art department. This role will have an emphasis on tablet design. - Designing and maintaining multi-spread features, annual packages and various middle-of-book sections in print and digital tablet editions - Translating our print editions into tablet form each month and seeing those editions through to launch - Working with and booking freelancers for our tablet editions - Working directly with editors, photo department and production staff on assigned layouts from conception to final execution and post-production - Photo editing and color correcting assigned stories including color mark-up, and page proof review - Art direction and styling of still life shoots and conceptual shoots in collaboration with the photo department and the Design Director - Commissioning and art directing illustrations from idea stage to final
  • Position: Art Director
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Full-time
  • Company: American Express Publishing
  • How to Apply: http://jobs.americanexpress.com/job/New-York-Associate-Art-Director%2C-Travel-%2B-Leisure-Job-NY/2662124/
  • Job Requirements: Job Qualifications: - BFA in design is required as well as 3+ years experience with Consumer Magazines - A portfolio that demonstrates the ability to design an info-graphic-heavy package and a beautiful feature - Advanced knowledge of Adobe CS6 (InDesign, Illustrator, Bridge and Photoshop) - 1+ years of Tablet experience (both iPad and Kindle) is a must with proven experience designing for tablet - Candidate must be detail oriented; process oriented and have very strong time management skills - Strong communication skills are essential - Must have a sophisticated visual sensibility with a VERY strong proven eye for photography with knowledge and interest in travel photography - Excellent typography skills - Hands on collaborative approach to brainstorming and problem solving in the idea phases of a story / layout - Curiosity about the world and a love of travel is always welcomed - Love of magazines is a must Please include a link to your portfolio or provide no more than 5 PDF samples of your work with your application. Bonus if you have: An active interest and involvement in media and publication design outside of the office
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