Art Assistant / Afar Magazine SF

  • Job Description:
    AFAR Media is seeking an eager and enthusiastic art assistant to support the three tiers of the art department; design, photo and digital, with the majority of their projects and responsibilities supporting design and about a quarter spent supporting digital and photo. Art/Design -Responsible for concepting, researching, designing front of book (FOB) and back of book magazine pages, and seeing them through completion -Responsible for preparing files for pre-press -Responsible for keeping the magazine issue planning layouts and art space up-to-date and tidy. -Assist Art Director and Creative Director with any daily responsibilities and tasks as assigned Digital - Support design for all web projects - Assist in creating interactive prototypes in InVision - Create animated gifs Photo -Contribute to content for all digital needs : Assist with Instagram (posting, managing imagery, creating original content, concepting/producing videos), producing short and long form videos for online, researching and sourcing imagery for various digital needs - Hone their visual understanding of what makes a good photograph for the AFAR brand -Assist with photo shoot production: oversee merchandise and propping
  • Position: Designer
  • Area of Focus: Design
  • City: San Francisco
  • Region: BayArea
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: www.afar.com
  • Benefits: 401k, Health benefits, Travel Stipend
  • Company: AFAR
  • Contact Address: jobs@afar.com
  • Contact Email:jobs@afar.com
  • Contact Name: Jason Seldon
  • How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio to jobs@afar.com
  • Job Requirements: BFA or equivalent in Graphic Design – Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere and Illustrator (Other Adobe CC programs, Sketch and InVision are not required but are a plus!) -Must have the ability to work under tight deadlines and limited budgets, and manage multiple projects at once -Must have strong attention to detail -Must have excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills -Interest in working across media platforms- print, video, photo, UX
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