Art Director

  • Job Description:
    Art Director Hanley Wood is currently seeking an Art Director in the Business Media division. This position will primarily execute on print media design projects with powerful photo, illustration and info-graphic presentations, managing art acquisition process and budget. The Art Director will also commission and direct photos and illustrations, conceptualize layouts and type treatments, and produce layout and pages in preproduction. This individual will also ensure the workflow between art and edit meets the daily and weekly deadlines and maintain all of the style sheets and templates within the Woodwing process. He/She will be responsible for managing two direct reports, and work as a partner with editors and staff writers to create a look for the magazine that powerfully connects with specialized intelligence needs of business executive readers. Major Responsibilities and Related Duties Include: Design and Manage the Design of multiple print issues within the residential design set of Magazines. Assigning photo shoots and illustrations Coordinating online design with web producers Ensuring adherence to budgets and deadlines Work with art staff to select artwork and photos for magazine (commission illustration and photography, find stock art, create custom illustration using royalty-free art, etc.) Work with editors to obtain art from developers, owners, architects, and other sources for their specific articles Hire illustrators and photographers; and manage art/illustration contracts and materials return Manage creation of charts for stories Manage art/photo expenditures, staying within budget Manage invoicing, submitting bills within appropriate budgeting cycle Keep to a strict production schedule that allows for multiple projects at the same time
  • Position: Art Director
  • City: Washington D.C.
  • Region: Mid Atlantic
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Hanley Wood is the leading business-to-business media company serving the housing and construction industry, and one of the top 10 B2B media companies in the country. We enjoy a corporate culture that simultaneously encourages high levels of creativity and productivity. Those who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are motivated by personal and team success will find a challenging and rewarding career here at Hanley Wood. You owe it to yourself to work for a dynamic company. Employee satisfaction is important to us, so we provide competitive compensation and a generous benefits package all while working within a dynamic workplace setting. If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply online at www.hanleywood.com/careers. Follow Hanley Wood on Social Media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/hanleywood Twitter: @hanleywoodHR Instagram: @hanleywoodcareers Hanley Wood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v
  • Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Employee Wellness
  • Company: Hanley Wood Media, Inc.
  • Contact Address: One Thomas Circle, NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005
  • Contact Email:dpace@hanleywood.com
  • Contact Name: Dana Pace
  • How to Apply: To apply, go to https://careers-hanleywood.icims.com/jobs/3603/art-director/job
  • Job Requirements: Qualified applicants should possess the following Education, Experience and Skills: Minimum 4 years print media design/production experience Must have strong Layout and Typographic skills. Great attention to detail Excellent time management skills Ability to work with little to no supervision Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in graphic design, graphic arts, or fine arts In-depth knowledge of Mac OS and design software, primarily Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Experience managing a team of direct reports and freelance contributors Ability to present own creative concepts and create original art elements (using photography, illustration, typography, infographics) The ability to shape a project from conception to completion as well as the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously Extensive knowledge of 4-color reproduction, page production, prepress operations, and color correction Able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment Working knowledge of web design a plus. Outgoing, enthusiastic, self-starter Excellent communication, organization and computer skills Tablet design knowledge preferred but not required
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