Design Director, Boston magazine

  • Job Description:
    Boston magazine is looking for a design director who will be responsible for the overall look of the Boston magazine brand, spanning print, digital, and social media. S/he will collaborate with, supervise, and inspire a three-person art staff to create a magazine each month that is visually inviting, provocative, and appealing to a broad audience. S/he will also oversee the home design quarterly and the twice-annual weddings magazine. Job responsibilities include: • Creating original layouts for the magazine's features and departments • Working closely with the editors to conceive and execute eye-catching covers • Leading brainstorming sessions, suggesting heds and deks, and developing story and package ideas • Cultivating and nurturing a deep roster of contributing photographers, illustrators, and graphic artists • Directing photo shoots as appropriate • Mentoring a young and eager team of in-house designers.
  • Position: Design Director
  • City: Boston
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Sophisticated, intellectual, and full of charm, Boston is a world center of higher education, medicine, finance, and biotechnology, with some of the nation's leading cultural institutions, best restaurants, trendiest shopping, top universities, and smartest people. Then there's the other Boston: a city of power struggles, politics, expensive real estate, and cutting-edge music and arts. For more than 40 years, Boston magazine's experienced writers, editors, and designers have captured all sides of our city with award-winning and insightful writing, and groundbreaking reporting and design. Visit us at http://www.bostonmagazine.com.
  • Company: Metrocorp
  • Contact Email:bjasnoff@bostonmagazine.com
  • Contact Name: Brittany Jasnoff
  • How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and work samples to Brittany Jasnoff at the email address above. No phone calls, please.
  • Job Requirements: • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator CC • Good humor, superior organizational skills, and courage to break rules and buck trends • At least seven years' design experience, preferably in magazine layout.
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