Senior Art Director

  • Job Description:
    Atlanta magazine is looking for a Senior Art Director, who will be part of a three-person creative team responsible for the overall look of the Atlanta magazine brand, spanning print, digital, and social media. Reporting to the Design Director, the Senior Art Director will work closely with photographers and writers in conceiving and executing visually inviting and provocative designs on all of our platforms, but primarily the print edition. S/he will also be proactive in pitching ideas for the magazine. The Senior Art Director will also be a pivotal player in an upcoming redesign of the magazine. Job responsibilities include: * Working with the edit team in planning out section content and art elements. * Collaborating with the Design Director. * Clearly communicating assignments to contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists * Finding ways to tell stories graphically and in unconventional and non-linear ways * Participating in -- and occasionally leading -- brainstorming sessions, suggesting heds and deks, and coming up with story ideas * Cultivating a deep roster of contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists * Directing photo shoots as appropriate.
  • City: Atlanta
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: For fifty-two years, Atlanta magazine has chronicled the South’s most compelling and vibrant city through provocative features, investigative journalism, authoritative service, and groundbreaking design. From food to fashion, politics to personalities, Atlanta magazine reflects the diversity and attitudes of a metro area with more than five million people. Atlanta magazine alumni have gone on to Esquire, ESPN magazine, Sports Illustrated, and, in the case of our former design director, Wired.
  • Company: Atlanta Magazine
  • Contact Email:lnoftle@atlantamagazine.com
  • Contact Name: Liz Noftle
  • How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and link to (or PDF of) your portfolio to Liz Noftle, Design Director.
  • Job Requirements: Requirements: * Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator CS5 * Good humor, superior organizational skills, and courage to break rules And buck trends. * Insatiable curiosity about one of the most interesting cities in America.
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