October 2017 Archives

Print Designer Assistant Level

DESIGNER (Assistant level), TOPIX MEDIA LAB Topix Media Lab is seeking a creative, energetic, hard-working and independent print designer. WHO YOU ARE A print designer with a year or two of experience who is ready to step up to the next level--designing features, infographics and even creating and art directing entire magazines while working closely with the creative director. You're a design- and type-geek who lives and breathes print, a whiz at InDesign and PhotoShop and an independent, easy-going design specialist with a sense of humor and the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.

Print Designer, assistant level

DESIGNER (Assistant level), TOPIX MEDIA LAB Topix Media Lab is seeking a creative, energetic, hard-working and independent print designer. You are a print designer with a year or two of experience who is ready to step up to the next level--designing features, infographics and even creating and art directing entire magazines while working closely with the creative director. You're a design- and type-geek who lives and breathes print, a whiz at InDesign and PhotoShop and an independent, easy-going design specialist with a sense of humor and the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.

Motion Graphics Designer, Cosmopolitan Snapchat

Cosmopolitan.com is looking for a lightening fast Motion Graphics Designer to help enrich the visual identity of its channel on Snapchat Discover. This position will report to the Managing Editor of Snapchat Discover, and will work closely with a team of designers and editors to create short-form visual animated graphics that further the storytelling of Cosmopolitan.com's content and elevate the brand aesthetic. The designer will be responsible for working within the site's branding guidelines to ensure all content is consistent, but they will also be expected to bring platform appropriate creativity and personality to each edition. Candidates should have a portfolio that showcases their talents as a motion designer with an excellent skill eye for good design and typography in the social media landscape. Illustration skills are a PLUS! RESPONSIBILITIES - Create short-form motion graphics, animations, illustrations and GIFs ‪- Design/Concept/Animate 2D and 3D motion graphics for topsnaps on a daily basis - Work on projects from concept to production, making sure we meet brand standards and timelines - ‪Continually research and brainstorm creative ideas, styles, and trends in motion design - Collaborate across creative teams and provide ideas in brainstorming meetings - Be on call to design for special weekend events (i.e. major award shows) REQUIREMENTS - 1-2+ years of motion design graphics experience ‪- Background in motion design with exceptional eye for good design and typography - Knowledge of multiple video and motion graphics workflows - Fluency in Adobe CS 6 Production - - Premium software, including After Effects, - Photoshop and Premiere - Strong understanding of color profile management for video - Exceptional organizational and project management skills - Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in dealing with multiple priorities and timelines - Ability to efficiently work both independently and as part of a team environment - Deep understanding for the Cosmo brand and reader and a love of fashion, beauty, food and celebrity content. - Familiarity with Internet humor, memes, pop culture, social trends - Excellent at producing shareable, digital-friendly web and mobile content - Obsessive knowledge of the motion design landscape and keen understanding of the competition - Positive attitude!

Art Director - Martha Stewart Editorial

- Work closely with the Design Director to conceptualize, plan and execute feature and section layouts - Take ideas from concept to final execution - Strong typographic and typesetting skills - Art direct food, still life, beauty and home photo shoots as appropriate - Commission illustration and cultivate relationships with emerging artists - Mentor a young and eager team of designers and interns - Manage in-house digital imaging specialist and color-correction workflow, adhering to magazine's prepress deadlines - Work in tandem with the managing editor to supervise art and layout deadlines - Run the art department in the design director's absence - Work with Design Director on typography and design elements to keep refining the look of Living - Must be an expert problem solver with the ability to work efficiently, quickly, and diplomatically with a creative approach to design - Ability to juggle and meet multiple deadlines is a must Essential Job Functions 65% Conceptualizing and Designing 15% Art Directing 10% Color Correction and Imaging 10% Assisting with production of pages

Senior Photo Director- Rachael Ray Every Day

The Sr Photo Director oversees the commissioning, production, and invoicing of all photography for all sections of Rachael Ray Every Day magazine. This position collaborates with the EIC and Creative Director on the visual voice of the magazines. In addition, the Sr Photo Director * Cultivates new photographers. * Supervises photo department staff. * Concepts story ideas and collaborates with art department * Manages photo shoot estimates, issue budgets and production deadlines. * Oversees and negotiates photo contracts with photographers, their agents and agencies. * Serve as Photo Director on set. Essential Job Functions: 60% Collaborates with creative director to set photo strategy; oversees, plans and produces photo shoots, supervises photo staff. Responsible for photo budget 20% Manages print orders to deadline. 20% Recruits new photography talent

Senior Designer, MAKERS

MAKERS is looking for a senior graphic designer to oversee all design aspects for the MAKERS brand. S/he will be responsible for conceptualizing and executing digital creative work across channels including MAKERS.com, digital campaigns, mobile, social and email. S/he will also collaborate with content and marketing stakeholders to deliver a best-in-class, consistent brand experience across channels and touchpoints. The senior graphic designer will manage an associate designer, providing clear direction, constructive feedback and prioritizing workload to ensure projects are delivered on time and to the highest standard. With support from the associate designer, they will deliver all digital and print assets for the annual MAKERS Conference and MAKERS@ programming including event collateral, invitations, agendas, recaps, mailers and social assets. Responsibilities include: • Translate business goals into actionable design directives and effectively communicate creative rationale (orally and visually) to key stakeholders. • Initiate MAKERS email campaigns, and develop/optimize templates. • Develop wireframes and design templates for MAKERS.com, MAKERS Conference App and MAKERS Stories App. • Drive creative brainstorming, concept development and design execution • Manage external creative agencies and effectively collaborate with internal OATH creative stakeholders. • Remain on the cutting edge of emerging tech, trends, tools and apps.

Senior Art Director/Designer

Campbell Ewald is looking for a Senior Art Director/Designer to join their long-form Content Development team. We are looking for multitalented candidates (with a background in art direction and editorial design) that have at least 7 years of experience in publishing or long-form content marketing -- print, video, web, social, mobile and tablets. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about the story being told...in both the print and digital space, and always looking for ways to connect offline-to-online, and vice versa. A client doesn't always know the best way to solve a problem. So we need people who understand how to translate the business problem into strong visual stories told with words, photos, and interactive means. Candidate must be self-motivated, efficient, detail-oriented and have the ability to adapt quickly as project needs change. They must be able to work in a team atmosphere and fast paced environment. In addition, candidates must have experience directing expansive editorial photo shoots, preferably in the areas of fashion and luxury goods. Ideal candidates will have automotive experience. Some light travel may be required. In this position, candidate must be confident in their conceptual and art direction skills and carry the ability to determine the difference between presentation and reality. It is also important that we continue delivering award-winning creative for our clients, so we need a team player who can consistently develop high quality creative across the variety of platforms our content lives: print, video, web, social, mobile and tablets. Above all, we are looking for a creative thinker who is passionate about art direction in an editorial environment and great story telling. We work hard, have fun, and most of all, have the desire to be doing great work. It is the policy of Campbell Ewald, a division of the Interpublic Group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment with regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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