Creative Director, The Atlantic

  • Job Description:
    The Atlantic, a brand with a 159-year heritage of outstanding writing and design, is seeking a Creative Director to oversee art direction across all its editorial platforms--including the magazine, the website, video, mobile apps, and live events. Position in Brief Reporting to the Editor in Chief, the Creative Director will be responsible for elevating The Atlantic's design while maintaining its core sensibility and spirit. He or she will conceive and execute superlative magazine covers, manage the art department staff, collaborate with editors and outside vendors such as photographers and illustrators, manage work schedules and budgets, and help set the strategic direction of The Atlantic.
  • Position: Creative Director
  • Area of Focus: Other
  • City: Washington D.C.
  • Region: Mid Atlantic
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Founded in 1857 and one of the fastest growing media platforms in the industry today, The Atlantic has throughout its history championed the power of big ideas, and continues to shape global debate across multiple platforms. A thriving multimedia forum, it seeks to cover the most critical issues of our times—from politics, business, and the economy to technology, arts, and culture. The Atlantic is the 2016 Magazine of the Year. Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in its candidates. In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions. 1. Force of Intellect - Atlantic Media seeks a discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance and, later, success in a professional environment. 2. Spirit of Generosity - Equally, Atlantic Media seeks what we term a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct. Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.
  • Benefits: flexible paid time off, health insurance, gym, and commuter benefits
  • Company: The Atlantic
  • Contact Address: 600 New Hampshire Ave NW Washington, DC 20037
  • Contact Email:n/a
  • Contact Name: Atlantic Recruitment Team
  • How to Apply: Please apply online:
  • Job Requirements: Attributes Particular to this Position - A creative, innovative mind harnessed to a sophisticated design sense - Top-notch organizational skills—ability to work effectively under deadlines and manage concurrent projects - Adaptability, grace under pressure, and willingness to approach tasks with speed and energy - A collegial and collaborative disposition - A strong grasp of CS Design Suite—Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, and K4
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