Design Director

  • Job Description:
    POLITICO is seeking a Brussels-based Designer Director to help establish a standard of visual excellence for its European edition, which publishes daily online and weekly in print. A strong eye for photography and experience assigning illustration are essential. Key duties include photo research; coordinating photo shoots; preparing images for print and acting as the key liaison with the printer; and assisting daily design needs for the website. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, natural team player and collaborator who has a relentless attention to detail; ability to take direction and work closely with other members of the team to find the best visual storytelling for our journalism; excellent time-management and organizational skills; knowledge of prepress and print production; and a demonstrated ability to work on deadline. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Illustrator is essential, HTML/CSS experience is a plus. Ideal candidates should have strong professional experience in both print and digital design at a major magazine, newspaper and/or website. Successful candidates should be able to thrive in a very creative, non-traditional start-up environment.
  • About Our Company: POLITICO is a global nonpartisan politics and policy news organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C. In April 2015, a European edition of the publication launched through a joint venture with the leading digital publisher in Europe, Axel Springer. Based in Brussels, POLITICO covers the politics, policy and personalities of the European Union. The publication also has reporting assets in key capitals across Europe, making it the first publication to truly connect the dots between the Continent’s biggest power players. Its journalism lives online at POLITICO.EU; in print via a weekly newspaper distributed in Brussels, Berlin, Paris, London and Luxembourg; and through newsmaking events.
  • Company: POLITICO SPRL
  • Contact Address: Rue de la Loi 155 Brussels, Belgium
  • Contact Email:editorial@politico.eu
  • How to Apply: Please submit your CV along with a description of your relevant work experience to editorial@politico.eu
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