Art Director

  • Job Description:
    Houstonia has an opening for an art director who will develop and produce art content for the magazine including publication design, photography, illustration, and layouts. Duties include setting a vision for the magazine; assigning, producing, and sourcing photography and illustrations; designing magazine pages; developing maps, charts, and other information graphics; and managing freelance art relationships and project budgets. The candidate must have the ability to conceive and execute original designs, a keen eye for photography, exceptional typography skills, and fastidious attention to detail. The candidate must also be able to work effectively in daily collaboration with editorial and production teams. Experience: Qualified candidates should have 3-5 years of experience art directing or designing for consumer magazines or other publications/websites.
  • Position: Art Director
  • Area of Focus: Other
  • City: Houston
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: About Houstonia Magazine Houstonia is an an award-winning, 85,000-circulation publication dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design, based in one of the nation’s largest and most interesting cities. About SagaCity Media SagaCity Media Inc. is a growing and award-winning multimedia company whose titles include Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, Houstonia and Aspen Sojourner.
  • Benefits: Very competitive salary + health, 401k, and more
  • Company: Houstonia Magazine
  • Contact Address: 447 Heights Blvd. Houston, TX 77007
  • Contact Email:editor@houstoniamag.com
  • Contact Name: Cathy Matusow
  • How to Apply: Please send cover letter, résumé, and PDFs or links to relevant samples to editor@houstoniamag.com and put “Art Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
  • Job Requirements: Education and technical background must include expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite, and extensive knowledge of type, photography, and illustration. Candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or similar field and bring independence, conceptual skills, and organization to a fast-paced workplace.
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