Designer, Science Digital Media

  • Job Description:
    Science's award-winning Digital Media Design group has an immediate opening for a highly motivated designer to join its creative team. The ideal candidate is a visual storyteller with a strong typographic sensibility and a sharp eye for detail. Reporting to the Design Director, this position works directly with editors, writers, and the photo and graphics teams in a fast-paced editorial environment. This position will be responsible for the weekly design of multiple sections of the magazine. Major duties and responsibilities: • Design pages for Departments, News, and Insights sections • Art direct conceptual illustrations • Collaborate with writers, editors, illustrators, and digital media department • Create graphics for print and web • Print layouts for weekly reviews • Upload images to digital asset management system • Manage award entries • Assist design colleagues as needed Minimum requirements: • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or similar field preferred. A solid grounding in basic science education, intellectual curiosity about science, and comfort with scientific ideas is essential • A high level of design sophistication with an eye for the detail that makes good design great • Keen eye for photography and illustration, and exceptional typography skills • Work well under pressure, multitask, and adhere to tight deadlines • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and a good communicator • Be able to take direction well, and work both independently and collaboratively • In-depth knowledge of Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) • Working knowledge of K4/InCopy/InDesign workflow a plus • Experience in a deadline-driven magazine environment a plus This is a full-time position located in our offices in Washington D.C. AAAS is an EO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.
  • Position: Designer
  • City: Washington D.C.
  • Region: Mid Atlantic
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific membership organization. Please visit the AAAS careers website- http://www.aaas.org/page/employment-aaas to get more information, and to apply to AAAS online.
  • Company: American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Contact Address: 1200 New York Ave NW Washington, DC 20005
  • Contact Email:jobs@aaas.org
  • Contact Name: Emily Stein
  • How to Apply: Please visit the AAAS careers website- http://www.aaas.org/page/employment-aaas to get more information, and to apply to AAAS online.
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