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Art Director - Houston

Art Director, Houstonia Magazine, Houston Houstonia magazine has an immediate opening for art director. This is a senior position at 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. Responsibilities: The art director will set and maintain standards for all art content--design, photography, illustration and production--for Houstonia. Duties include design or design approval of magazine art content, assigning and editing photography and illustrations, and cultivating relationships with freelance photographers and illustrators. The art director will have a comprehensive creative vision: the ability to generate original concepts, a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for photography, and exceptional typography skills. The ability to create images using infographics or typography is a must; the ability to illustrate, a plus. The art director will supervise the associate art director, manage workflow with monthly deadlines, work in daily collaboration with editorial and production teams, and execute occasional custom publishing projects. Experience: Five years of experience designing or art directing for a national or regional consumer magazine. Two years of experience hiring, managing, and mentoring designers; managing a budget; art directing; and producing photo shoots including portraits, food, fashion, and still and documentary photos. Skills: Education and technical background must include expert skills in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Web skills including design, video, and interactive media are a huge plus. Soul: We are looking for a magazine design geek who is fun to work with and is dedicated to channeling Houston's unique creative, quirky and diverse character into an expanding, multi-platform media brand. We live in an exceptional city and are committed to celebrating it and challenging it with the magazine it deserves.

Art Director

Responsibilities: The art director will set and maintain standards for all art content--design, photography, illustration and production--for Houstonia. Duties include design or design approval of magazine art content, assigning and editing photography and illustrations, and cultivating relationships with freelance photographers and illustrators. The art director will have a comprehensive creative vision: the ability to generate original concepts, a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for photography, and exceptional typography skills. The ability to create images using infographics or typography is a must; the ability to illustrate, a plus. The art director will supervise the associate art director, manage workflow with monthly deadlines, work in daily collaboration with editorial and production teams, and execute occasional custom publishing projects.

Associate Art Director for Houstonia Magazine

Houstonia magazine has a rare opening for a designer to work as part of a two-person art team at the top-selling city/regional publication in America's fourth-largest city. We are looking for a Associate Art Director with a strong aesthetic sensibility, a detail-oriented designer with a bold creative vision and a proven track record as a team player. Working directly with the Design Director, you will need a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for photography, and exceptional typography skills, as this designer is responsible for designing editorial layouts for narrative and service features and regularly appearing departments. You will also be making assignments for photographers and illustrators, as well as editing and color-correcting photos. 3 to 5 years of design experience at a consumer magazine is a must, as is proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator and the ability to multitask and work with deadlines. Hands-on illustration ability is a big plus and web skills -- including design, video, and interactive media -- are also preferred, but not necessary.

Graphic Designer

We publish three magazines (2 bi-monthly and the other quarterly) and are looking to add a graphic designer to our design team. Graphic designers will work on layouts and photo editing for print media primarily and will also work on prepping files for our digital editions.

Graphic Designer

We are looking for a talented and detail-oriented graphic designer to work with McAby Media full-time. We publish 3 magazines: H Texas, Chile Pepper, and Pilates Style. The graphic designer will be responsible for creating layouts and sales collateral as well as participate in editorial meetings and photo shoots for art direction. The designer will also have some experience with designing and working with web content. H Texas publishes quarterly while Chile Pepper and Pilates Style publishes six times a year each - we work on a total of 16 issues a year, so there will be emphasis on meeting deadlines.