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AARP Media Internship

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Spring and/or Summer 2017. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Interest in typography, conceptual imaging skills and ipad design are a must. Candidates will work directly with the art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 32-40 hours per week.

Scientific Illustrator

Science's Digital Media Design group is currently seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working, scientific illustrator to join its creative team. The ideal candidate will not only have strong illustration and design sensibilities, but will also excel in assembling and telling visual stories utilizing complex scientific data. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Graphics Managing Editor. Major duties and responsibilities: • Create scientific visualizations and illustrations in tight deadlines for online scientific journals (Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, Science Immunology, and Science Robotics). • Research and create digital and print visualizations, illustrations and information graphics for the Perspectives and News sections of Science magazine. • Participate in the planning and design of interactive graphics. • Collaborate with Producers to promote our work on the website and social networks.

Designer, Science Digital Media

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.

Creative Director, The Atlantic

The Atlantic, a brand with a 159-year heritage of outstanding writing and design, is seeking a Creative Director to oversee art direction across all its editorial platforms--including the magazine, the website, video, mobile apps, and live events. Position in Brief Reporting to the Editor in Chief, the Creative Director will be responsible for elevating The Atlantic's design while maintaining its core sensibility and spirit. He or she will conceive and execute superlative magazine covers, manage the art department staff, collaborate with editors and outside vendors such as photographers and illustrators, manage work schedules and budgets, and help set the strategic direction of The Atlantic.

Junior Design Editor // National Geographic (Temporary)

National Geographic is now seeking applications for a Junior Design Editor for work through January 2017. Junior Design Editors report to the Director of Design and are responsible for the print and digital design of the magazine's front-of-book departments including Explore, Visions and Proof photo essays, as well as special projects. This person will also assist Senior Design Editors in the execution of monthly feature stories including the management of workflow, asset files and deadlines throughout the production process. The position is temporary, but has the potential to lead to a full-time position.

Junior Design Editor // National Geographic

National Geographic is now seeking applications for Junior Design Editor. The Junior Design Editor reports to the Director of Design and is responsible for the print and digital design of the magazine's front-of-book departments including Explore, Visions and Proof photo essays, as well as special projects. This person will also assist Senior Design Editors in the execution of monthly feature stories including the management of workflow, asset files and deadlines throughout the production process.

Designer, The Atlantic

The Atlantic is looking for a talented Designer to join the award-winning editorial team. The ideal candidate will create layouts for The Atlantic Magazine's department pages, research photography, commission and create original illustrations and graphics for theatlantic.com and help maintain artist contracts and invoices. This person is a problem solver and communicator who can collaborate one-on one or with teams, who can roll with shifting priorities, and who keeps up with and helps maintain the visual standards of The Atlantic across platforms. Position in Brief The Designer position reports to the Creative Director of The Atlantic. Primary responsibilities include editorial page layout for The Atlantic's front-of-book and back-of-book pages. Working closely with the editors, research editors and copy editors at The Atlantic throughout the production process. Working with the Art and Production Departments to produce and ship each issue. The Designer also works with the digital editors at theatlantic.com to create in-house illustrations and charts for web articles.

Art Director

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has an immediate need for an exceptionally talented, dynamic, organized, hands-on Art Director with magazine experience to direct the design strategy of our content as well as our quarterly publication, Preservation magazine. The ideal candidate has proven experience in publication and content design, demonstrating the use of sophisticated art direction, design, typography, photography and illustration. You must be a multi-tasker who can easily design and layout a beautiful feature, department, and sidebar, but can also craft a digital piece with punch. We are looking for someone who can turn out pages quickly and has the ability to dissect stories and content across both print and digital using creative solutions in a collaborative environment. This is a key role for a design thinker with a passion for storytelling, usability and an eye for visual consistency.

Graphic Designer

Science News, the award-winning print and digital magazine of Society for Science & the Public, is seeking a hard-working and talented graphic designer. This position will primarily work with the art director, design director and editors to create layouts and other supporting visual materials for Science News magazine, website and electronic editions. The graphic designer will be a key contributor to the design team and editorial team by creating compelling graphics and visuals for story-telling in print and on the web. The graphic designer will also perform artistic and production work for the marketing team when needed. Responsibilities: -Work with editors to research and prepare art and graphics for articles in multiple formats -Create graphics, including editing/adapting existing material to Science News style and custom infographics -Create print layouts for magazine -Assist art directors and web producer in producing specialized web graphics -Reformat issues into electronic versions including iPad and Kindle -Perform production duties including optimizing images, reviewing pages for press, and formatting text-only document of issues -Layout and prepare advertisements for press -Create print proofs of pages for press -Handle permissions, licensing and rights of images, including completing check requests and tracking image rights information in spreadsheets -Support to Marketing team design projects -Other duties as assigned

Senior UX Designer

The Senior UX Designer is responsible for the development of innovative experiences across National Geographic's digital products. This position will help lead the direction for a global UX and UI design system for National Geographic Partners, and collaborate with editorial, product, and technology teams to deliver digital experiences that are efficient and visually powerful. This position is responsible for user centered design efforts from concept to completion including user research, information architecture, prototypes and advancing our site-wide style guides. The ideal candidate has significant visual design skills and has created a large-scale, end-to-end experience such as a magazine section or site-wide navigation. This position reports directly to the Creative Director of Digital.

Graphic Designer and Producer

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) seeks an experienced, talented graphic designer and producer of visual content to join our accomplished communications team for the Maryland Sea Grant College (MDSG), located in College Park, MD. UMCES, a research institution, administers MDSG, which supports scientific research, education, and outreach focused on restoring and preserving the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland's coastal and watershed resources. The designer will join our communications staff of four professionals who produce high-quality print, video, and web-based content to advance MDSG's mission and inform the general public and targeted professional audiences. We seek an individual who will share an enthusiasm for the subject matter - the Chesapeake Bay and environmental science -- and who will be a proactive, collegial team member. The individual hired for this position will carry out a mix of duties including graphic design and production. The design work will include laying out and producing our award-winning print and online magazine Chesapeake Quarterly and other print and digital publications, including technical reports, brochures, and fact sheets and managing their print production. The designer will also design and produce new digital and online content such as illustrations, interactives, and infographics. Finally, this person will help to generate and produce new visual content by shooting photographs and video. Duties • Design print and digital visual communication projects and manage their production using best practices in graphic design. • Manage offset and digital printing to produce high-quality materials. Contract for quality printing services at reasonable cost. • Create and improve web pages, mobile apps, and interactive graphics. Work with our web developer. • Lead and develop web-based photographic, video, and infographic projects. • Shoot and edit photographs and video for web and other uses. • Acquire images from outside sources (e.g., stock photography). Manage relationships with free-lancers. Assure compliance with copyright rules. • Keep up to date and fluent with the latest graphic design software and technology. • Archive digital content. Develop and maintain an archive that is searchable, sustainable, and user friendly. Assist in keeping records about MDSG publications. • Post visual content to social media. Help to adopt new social media platforms. Required skills • Use of design principles, color, and layout to create attractive products. • Use of design/illustration software: InDesign (and/or Quark Xpress), Photoshop, Illustrator. Understanding of technology for print publishing. Ability to manage technical quality of print production. Deep knowledge of typography. • Understanding of copyright standards. • Knowledge of posting visual content to a website through a CMS. (We prefer users of Drupal, our CMS.) • Use of still and video cameras. (Video-editing skills are desired.) • Proofing text in visual presentations. (Copy-editing skills are desired.) • Can juggle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, work quickly, and operate collaboratively or independently as needed. • Strong English language skills and writing proficiency. Education and work experience • B.A. or B.S., preferably in graphic design, graphic art, or related field. • Professional experience that demonstrates the skills necessary to carry out the duties of this position as described above. At least five years' of professional experience is strongly preferred.

JUNIOR DESIGNER

Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious designer for its creative department. For 50 years, the award-winning city magazine for the Washington DC area has been a home for groundbreaking feature writing, essential service journalism, and arresting visual storytelling. We're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, designing in a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, and staff photographers. Official responsibilities include: -designing and managing front and back of book pages, working closely with AD -collaborating with staff and freelance contributors -working with AD to manage special projects as needed from concept to execution - redesigns, special interest publications, company initiatives, etc. -working with editors on visually-driven story ideas Unofficial responsibilities include: -Contribute to a freewheeling creative environment where staffers are encouraged to cook up ambitious ideas big and small -inspire and contribute to a talented team of designers and editors wanting to collaborate -setting and maintaining high visual standards; and having a lot of fun while doing so Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with JUNIOR DESIGNER in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

ART DIRECTOR

Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious designer for its creative department. For 50 years, the award-winning city magazine for the Washington DC area has been a home for groundbreaking feature writing, essential service journalism, and arresting visual storytelling. We're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, designing in a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, and staff photographers. Official responsibilities include: -working closely with Creative Director on visual direction of the Washingtonian brand across multiple projects. -designing features, and feature packages -managing front and back of book pages -collaborating with staff and freelance contributors -manage special projects as needed from concept to execution - redesigns, special interest publications, company initiatives, etc. -working with editors on visually-driven story ideas Unofficial responsibilities include: -Contribute to a freewheeling creative environment where staffers are encouraged to cook up ambitious ideas big and small -inspire and contribute to a talented team of designers and editors wanting to collaborate -setting and maintaining high visual standards; and having a lot of fun while doing so Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with ART DIRECTOR in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Staff Photographer

Washingtonian magazine, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented Staff Photographer to join its art team. The ideal candidate will have the chance to make an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, Washingtonian Mom and Washingtonian Welcome Guide. Responsibilities include shooting assignments for print, web and marketing. Candidates must have 2-5 years of publishing experience and a love of photography. This position requires a keen eye for detail and strong multitasking and interpersonal skills.

Director of Cartography, National Geographic

National Geographic is now seeking applications for a Director of Cartography. The Director of Cartography will lead National Geographic's cartography team in the creation of the magazine's world-class mapping across all print and digital platforms. This person will help National Geographic Partners continue to set the standard for visual journalism around the world. This includes honoring the authenticity and rigorous commitment to excellence that members have come to expect from us while pushing on new approaches and new media to bring our stories to the next generations of members.

Director of Design, National Geographic

National Geographic is now seeking applications for a Director of Design. The Director of Design will lead National Geographic's design team in the presentation of the magazine's flagship storytelling across all print and digital platforms. This person will help National Geographic continue to set the standard for visual journalism around the world. This includes honoring the authenticity and rigorous commitment to excellence that members have come to expect from us while pushing on new approaches and new media to bring our stories to the next generations of members.

Senior Digital Designer

Foreign Policy magazine is now accepting applications for senior digital designer. Candidates should have experience designing graphics, infographics, maps, and charts -- as well as producing and coordinating visuals, graphics, and interactive components with developers for large feature pieces across platforms, from desktop to mobile to tablet and beyond. The ideal candidate will have a background in global news, as well as an interest in politics and economics. (You don't need to understand the terms of the Greek bailout, but it would help to know what the ECB is.) You should feel at home and excited to work in a fast-paced, daily newsroom, collaborating with small teams of colleagues to make their work come alive online. You're a talented multi-tasker with the ability to manage the pace of daily work while also pushing forward big-picture projects on deadline. And you're familiar with trends in online and digital design, including data visualization, animated GIFs, illustration skills, and (ideally) some front-end coding. In addition to working on daily news and longer-term robust features and special projects, there will be opportunities to not only help rebrand and redesign existing components of the website, but also to build and design entirely new features and templates as Foreign Policy grows and retools the website's UX. This is a hands-on design position for web platforms only. Day-to-day work includes collaborating with editors and staff writers on visual treatment for stories and designing and creating layouts for editorial products. Skills: Experience with Illustrator, Sketch, and/or InDesign. Familiarity with all common image formats -- web standards (JPG, PNG, GIF) as well as PSD, AI, and EPS -- and an ability to optimize them for web/mobile display. Please send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio (including relevant links to online projects) to deputy editor Rebecca Frankel: rebecca.frankel [at] foreignpolicy.com.

Art Director

Art Director Hanley Wood is currently seeking an Art Director in the Business Media division. This position will primarily execute on print media design projects with powerful photo, illustration and info-graphic presentations, managing art acquisition process and budget. The Art Director will also commission and direct photos and illustrations, conceptualize layouts and type treatments, and produce layout and pages in preproduction. This individual will also ensure the workflow between art and edit meets the daily and weekly deadlines and maintain all of the style sheets and templates within the Woodwing process. He/She will be responsible for managing two direct reports, and work as a partner with editors and staff writers to create a look for the magazine that powerfully connects with specialized intelligence needs of business executive readers. Major Responsibilities and Related Duties Include: Design and Manage the Design of multiple print issues within the residential design set of Magazines. Assigning photo shoots and illustrations Coordinating online design with web producers Ensuring adherence to budgets and deadlines Work with art staff to select artwork and photos for magazine (commission illustration and photography, find stock art, create custom illustration using royalty-free art, etc.) Work with editors to obtain art from developers, owners, architects, and other sources for their specific articles Hire illustrators and photographers; and manage art/illustration contracts and materials return Manage creation of charts for stories Manage art/photo expenditures, staying within budget Manage invoicing, submitting bills within appropriate budgeting cycle Keep to a strict production schedule that allows for multiple projects at the same time

Interactive Graphics Editor

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks a curious, energetic and creative Interactive Graphics Editor to report and illustrate complex and challenging scientific topics. The incumbent will pitch and develop useful, elegant, and compelling interactive explanatory graphics and data visualizations. The incumbent will create and maintain cutting-edge site features and applications that further enhance our interactive, social, dynamic user experience. In a content-driven, fast paced environment, the incumbent will create user features and performance optimizations; collaborate with product and project managers; collaborate with design, back-end and infrastructure teams; write scalable, reusable, highly performant, responsive front-end code. Minimum requirements: • Extensive university or college-level training leading to a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience • A minimum of 5 years of experience creating and maintaining web applications with an emphasis on front end and javascript technologies • Experience in developing front-end javascript interactive graphics on a variety of deadlines • Experience and deep understanding of development with HTML and CSS • Experience with D3, JQuery, backbone, Angular or other visualization tools • Experience with back-end technologies (RoR, Django,PHP) • Practical knowledge of statistical analysis (SQL, R or other packages) • Experience of mobile-first development • Good understanding and design skills with Adobe Creative Suite • Some experience with Drupal and WordPress are a plus, as well as 3d applications and video FX and editing • Familiarity with design basics like typography, color and information architecture in a storytelling context • Experience in a news/information setting is a plus This person should work well in a team environment and be ready to initiate ideas and concepts for graphics, taking advantage of the available information and the unique approaches to visual storytelling that web technologies make possible. Candidates are expected to be able to see patterns in datasets and design original visualizations that bring clarity to complexity.

designer

Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious designer for its creative department. For 50 years, the award-winning city magazine for the Washington DC area has been a home for groundbreaking feature writing, essential service journalism, and arresting visual storytelling. We're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, designing in a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, and staff photographers. Official responsibilities include: -designing compelling well and department features -collaborating with staff and freelance contributors -manage special projects as needed from concept to execution - redesigns, special interest publications, company initiatives, etc. -working with editors on visually-driven story ideas Unofficial responsibilities include: -Contribute to a freewheeling creative environment where staffers are encouraged to cook up ambitious ideas big and small -inspire and contribute to a talented team of designers and editors wanting to collaborate -setting and maintaing high visual standards; and having a lot of fun while doing so Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with senior designer in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Contact Email:designjobs@washingtonian.com Contact Name: Jason Lancaster

senior designer

Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious senior designer for its creative department. For 50 years, the award-winning city magazine for the Washington area has been a home for groundbreaking feature writing, essential service journalism, and arresting visual storytelling. We're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, designing in a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, and staff photographers. Official responsibilities include: -designing compelling well and department features -collaborating with staff and freelance contributors -manage special projects as needed from concept to execution - redesigns, special interest publications, company initiatives, etc. -working with editors on visually-driven story ideas Unofficial responsibilities include: -Contribute to a freewheeling creative environment where staffers are encouraged to cook up ambitious ideas big and small -inspire and contribute to a talented team of designers and editors wanting to collaborate -setting and maintaing high visual standards and having a lot of fun while doing so! Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with senior designer in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Interactives and Feature Developer

This job is part code and part design. We're looking for someone who truly loves web-native storytelling, has an eye for beautiful things, and has the tech skills to combine the two. This person will bring FP's magazine features to life on the web, as well as enhance our long-form and multimedia storytelling. You'll also work with our web team on producing data visualizations and interactive maps. If you've got the ability and interest, we'd love for you to help build tools to make our newsroom work smarter. In this role, you are part of the newsroom, which is to say, you are a journalist and storyteller first. You'll help make editorial decisions about how stories are best displayed online, what works digitally, and what doesn't -- all the while ensuring that digital presentations function across multiple platforms. You'll also lead development on our signature packages, like our award-winning Global Thinkers. You'll leverage photography, illustrations, graphics, data visualizations, and video to create innovative and engaging visual packages on daily and weekly deadlines. You'll work with art directors and web editors to design individual stories, charts, and other content as needed.

Graphic/Data Visualization Designer

Position Summary: Design graphics and create illustrations for interactive experiences on the Brookings web site; create figures and graphics for use in presentations. Design and layout Brookings print publications, including reports, fact-sheets, and other printed items. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 50% Graphic Design • Create graphics to support Brookings publications on the web and in print. • Create comps, wireframes, and other materials necessary to guide the development of engaging Brookings content experiences. • Create miscellaneous graphics for the Brookings website, social media channels, interactive features, and other content. • Create concept illustrations that communicate Brookings research topics. • Create layouts for reports and essays. 40% Data Visualization and Graphic Content Creation • Draft and design visualization products incorporating feedback from clients. • Create compelling data visualizations and infographics in support of Brookings research. • Collaborate with staff to create infographics and other visualizations to be used strategically various social media platforms. • Perform quality assurance on final products in conjunction with Brookings researchers and communications professionals. 10% Print and Other Design • Work in close conjunction with Brookings researchers and communications professionals, design and layout Brookings print reports, incorporating text, figures and photographs. • Create graphics for use in Brookings Keynote and PowerPoint presentations. Education/Experience Requirements: Minimum bachelor's degree required, bachelor of fine art degree in graphic design preferred. Minimum three years of work experience designing for the web. Must present online portfolio of work that shows versatile design aesthetic and examples of innovative and thoughtful web and data visualization design. Knowledge/Skills Requirements: Thorough knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Familiar with industry best-practices related to print design and brand identity. Working knowledge of web development and technologies, as they relate to design. Proficiency with HTML, CSS and JavaScript preferred. Training provided to applicants that show a basic understanding and willingness to grow. Familiarity with optimizing graphics for online use required. Strategic understanding of social networks like Faceboook, Twitter and YouTube required. Excellent spoken, written, and visual communication skills. Exceptional creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, team spirit, commitment, and professionalism. Ability to meet tough deadlines and juggle multiple projects. Familiarity with compatibility and cross-platform issues related to the major browsers and operating systems. Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law. Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings. No phone calls please.

Art Director

The National Trust for Historic Preservation seeks an exceptionally talented, dynamic, organized, hands-on Art Director with national magazine experience to direct the design strategy of our digital content as well as our flagship publication, Preservation magazine. The ideal candidate has proven experience in publication and content design, demonstrating the use of sophisticated art direction, design, typography, photography and illustration. You must be a multi-tasker who can easily design and lay out a beautiful feature, department, and sidebar, but can also craft a digital piece with punch. We are looking for someone who can turn out pages quickly and has the ability to dissect stories and content across both print and digital using creative solutions in a collaborative environment. This is a key role for a design thinker with a passion for storytelling, usability and an eye for visual consistency. DUTIES: • Conceptualize, art direct and implement sophisticated design solutions across all channels including the pages of the quarterly Preservation magazine--features, departments, ad specials and its digital iterations, digital companion pieces, promotions, social media materials, multimedia and other digital content as needed. • Direct the complete process from conception through hand-off of final press-ready or digital files. • Art direct and hire the best photographers and illustrators. Must have exceptional design, layout, and typographic skills. Ensures design is sophisticated, forward looking, cutting edge and brand compliant. • Must have strong leadership and communication skills, be able to articulate design solutions and execute vision of senior editorial and creative staff. • Support a positive and effective team atmosphere. This is a highly collaborative position and you must be able to multitask and adhere to multiple deadlines. Must be detail-oriented--strong organizational and time management skills are mandatory. • Must have both magazine experience and proven experience taking content across digital environments using creative presentations to tell stories online.

ASSISTANT PHOTO EDITOR

Nature Conservancy magazine, the award-winning, bimonthly publication of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a dynamic Assistant Photo Editor with 2+ years of editorial experience to help document and depict some of the most beautiful and threatened natural places in the world--as well as the people who are working to protect them. The successful candidate will assist the magazine's Photo Director with photography assignments, research & editing, managing image file workflow, licensing images and payment of invoices, as well as work with the Art Director to coordinate creation of maps & illustrations. S/he will have excellent creative visual storytelling skills, a knack for photo research with stock agencies and other sources, and a knowledge of and passion for photographic history and styles, including natural history, conservation, reportage, portraiture, conceptual, and fine art. The successful candidate will be highly organized, a self-starting, independent worker, and willing to go the extra mile to create or find the perfect image. Excellent communication skills are required. Must be able to work well in a fun, collaborative team environment that requires working closely with freelancers, editors, designers, and other staff.

Internship

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Summer 2015. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Interest in typography, conceptual imaging skills and ipad design are a must. Candidates will work directly with the art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. Specific Skills Mandatory: - Thorough understanding and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software (especially Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) on Mac - Strong conceptual skills - Detail-oriented and well-organized - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Strong work ethic, positive attitude and eagerness to learn Optional: - Real-world experience in layout and production of print and/or interactive media is a plus - DPS skills are a plus

Creative Director

Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious leader for its creative department. For 50 years, the award-winning city magazine for the Washington area has been a home for groundbreaking feature writing, essential service journalism, and arresting visual storytelling. We're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, leading a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, and staff photographers and overseeing all aspects of the brand's visual presence. Official responsibilities include: brainstorming and designing covers, service packages and features, directing staff and freelance contributors, and managing workflow; working with editors on visually-driven story ideas; managing a budget; and working with the publisher to plan and assign ancillary publications. Unofficial responsibilities include: helping create a freewheeling creative environment where staffers are encouraged to cook up ambitious ideas big and small; inspiring a talented team of designers who want to step up their game and editorial folks who want to better collaborate; setting and maintaing high visual standards; and having a lot of fun while doing so. In addition to first-class design skills, our ideal art director would posses a large rolodex of artists and photographers who can help make our pages even more exciting. Must have a minimum of 7 years of magazine experience, a love of typography, a keen eye for complex page design and be a true team player. Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required; experience with K4 a plus. Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio. NO PHONE CALLS.

Art Director

National Journal Magazine relaunched last year as the premier outlet for thoughtful, smart, fun-to-read storytelling about Washington, politics, and policy. Along with our renewed commitment to beautifully crafted prose came a commitment to making sure that each issue of the magazine was beautifully designed and visually engaging. The magazine was redesigned with this goal in mind; we are now seeking an art director who can carry this vision forward. The art director will design each issue of the magazine, which is published 32 times per year. Responsibilities include: -Brainstorming, commissioning, and overseeing covers; -Recruiting and working with artists to create illustrations for both feature stories and our front of the book; -Working with our photo editor to make sure that each issue includes original, striking photography; -Working with our two production editors to ensure that the design for each issue is well-executed. ​The magazine recently received its first National Magazine Award nomination in 10 years, and its small team of editors and writers are determined to keep building on the improvements of the past year. In addition to excellent design skills, our ideal art director would come with a large rolodex of outstanding freelance artists and photographers who would help to enliven our pages--as well as an understanding of the long hours and sometimes-frenetic-atmosphere involved in putting out a weekly magazine. We would strongly prefer to hire someone who is based in our Washington office.

ART DIRECTOR

Washingtonian magazine, located in DC, has an immediate opening for a rockstar Art Director to join its creative team. As we enter our 50th Anniversary it's an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to have an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian MOM, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and Washingtonian Welcome Guide. Working under the supervision of the Creative Director, responsibilities will include designing FOB and BOB departments, infographics, features and mentoring designers. Must have at least 5-7 years of magazine experience, a love of typography, a keen eye for complex page design and be a true team player. Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required; experience with K4 a plus. Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with ART DIRECTOR in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS.

ICS - Associate Art Director

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibility includes the conceptualization, art direction and implementation of visual design and content across all channels--including the pages of AARP Publications, both the Magazine and Bulletin, their tablet iterations, book jackets, promotional and social media materials, and other internal and external AARP publications collateral. 2. Follow designs through from concept to print/digital production and the ability to quickly adapt to changes in design direction. 3. Have great visual conceptualization skills, a proven ability to hire and art direct the best illustrators and photographers, assist in the art direction of photo shoots, have exceptional publication design skills, and must have strong typographic skills 4. Must have strong leadership qualities, and ownership over work, while developing and executing the design and vision of the publications as established by the Senior Design staff. 5. Embrace teamwork and collaboration. Ability to work well under pressure, multitask and adhere to tight deadlines. Must be detail-oriented--strong organizational and time-management skills are a must. 6. In-depth knowledge of Adobe CS6 (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). DPS experience a plus. 7. National magazine design experience preferred.

ICS - Associate Art Director

RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Responsibility includes the conceptualization, art direction and implementation of visual design and content across all channels--including the pages of AARP Publications, both the Magazine and Bulletin, their tablet iterations, book jackets, promotional and social media materials, and other internal and external AARP publications collateral. 2. Follow designs through from concept to print/digital production and the ability to quickly adapt to changes in design direction. 3. Have great visual conceptualization skills, a proven ability to hire and art direct the best illustrators and photographers, assist in the art direction of photo shoots, have exceptional publication design skills, and must have strong typographic skills 4. Must have strong leadership qualities, and ownership over work, while developing and executing the design and vision of the publications as established by the Senior Design staff. 5. Embrace teamwork and collaboration. Ability to work well under pressure, multitask and adhere to tight deadlines. Must be detail-oriented--strong organizational and time-management skills are a must. 6. In-depth knowledge of Adobe CS6 (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). DPS experience a plus. 7. National magazine design experience preferred.

Graphics Director, National Journal

National Journal is seeking a new Graphics Director to usher our digital and print publications into a new era of innovation and excellence. The Graphics Director will be a team leader, a visionary, and a person who makes things happen - from setting the vision for National Journal's graphic department to working closely with web developers to create a new graphics infrastructure to executing beautiful, informative graphics for National Journal's best journalism. The strongest candidates will have both artistic abilities and technical knowledge - experience with both information graphics for print and digital and interactive graphics online. The strongest candidates will be at ease with Microsoft Excel and Data analysis, Adobe Creative Suite (especially Illustrator), HTML, CSS, Javascript/Query and D3. Familiarity with LESS is also desirable. Core Attributes: - Atlantic Media recruits for two personal attributes in its candidates. The first is force of intellect - reflected in discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance. The second is a personal spirit of generosity - a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct. - Adaptable and willing to approach tasks with velocity and a high metabolism Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability.

Graphic Artist, National Journal

National Journal is seeking a new print and digital Graphic Artist to join a fast-growing team as we move into a new era of innovation and excellence. The strongest candidates will have both artistic abilities and technical knowledge - experience with both information graphics for print and digital and interactive graphics online. The strongest candidates will be at ease with Microsoft Excel and Data analysis, Adobe Creative Suite (especially Illustrator), HTML, CSS, Javascript/Query and D3. Familiarity with LESS is also desirable. Core Attributes - Atlantic Media recruits for two personal attributes in its candidates. The first is force of ideas - reflected in discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance. The second is a personal spirit of generosity - a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct. - Adaptable and willing to approach tasks with velocity and a high metabolism Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability.

Digital Designers

The Washington Post is assembling a team of designers to better serve the growing number of people who read us on mobile devices. These staffers will work on new products as we introduce them. Designers should be able to demonstrate a strong command of news design and digital production, while working on deadline in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have traditional news design experience, digital skills, a high degree of creativity, and a passion for journalism. If you are interested in these positions, please contact Christopher Meighan (christopher.meighan@washpost.com) with a resume and a link to your portfolio by October 17.

Multimedia Editor in Washington, D.C.

Participate in the planning and creation of The Wall Street Journal's integrated political coverage which include visuals as a key part of the storytelling package. Be able to report, design and create information graphics/interactives for all platforms, including desktop, mobile, social media and print.We are seeking a curious, entrepreneurial journalist who eagerly embraces new ways of telling stories with data, charts and maps. Experience with full stack development of modern web apps, online data viz tools (d3, Raphael, Processing) or online mapping tools optional but strongly favored. Equal Opportunity Employer: /All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets/

Deputy Art Director, Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy, a bi-monthly magazine and news website based in Washington, DC, seeks a talented art director/designer to join our staff. 

About you: You seek out and appreciate art and design. You are a creative at heart, but you are really motivated by a curiosity about the rest of the world. You enjoy explaining complex issues in order to educate an audience on a particular issue. You have an inherent interest in politics, advocacy, international culture, and believe the best way to manifest this is by creating compelling (and beautiful) narratives that engage readers and start conversations. You don't just scan headlines--you consume media. You read, a lot. And you love living in (or would like to live in) our nation's capital.

Must have skillsets:
• Adobe Creative Suite
• Vast knowledge/personal relationships with illustrators, artists, designers, creative reps and agencies, and photographers to commission/collaborate with
• Impeccable design sensibility with attention to detail
• 2 to 3 years experience in an art director/editorial designer capacity
• Illustration/graphic-illustration/image-making ability (note: gets fun and dirty making images)
• Familiarity collaborating with journalists, editors, and developers, in a magazine, newspaper, or online capacity
• Ability to think quickly through news stories, to find unique angles that challenge conventional storytelling
• Keeps well-organized and clean files (note: keeps a tight grid system)

Nice to have skillsets:
• Some coding experience (CSS and HTML) possibly jQuery, D3--and an interest in expanding said skills
• Data visualization/longform/interactives experience
• Experience with photo editing, familiarity and/or relationships with photo agencies
• Writing/editing experience
• Video editing/motion graphics experience
• A background in politics, advocacy, or international affairs

Associate Art Director, The Atlantic

The Atlantic Magazine seeks a full-time Associate Art Director for Editorial and Tablet design. Under the direction of the Creative Director, the Associate Art Director will contribute to the design of The Atlantic magazine, hire illustrators, commission photography, and develop information graphics for use across The Atlantic media. The ideal candidate is a forward thinking, creative, problem solver with at least 5 years of editorial design experience.

Fall 2014 Intern

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Fall 2014. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Interest in typography, conceptual imaging skills and ipad design are a must. Candidates will work directly with the art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 32-40 hours per week. This is not a paid internship. Specific Skills Mandatory: - Thorough understanding and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software (especially Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) on Mac - Strong conceptual skills - Detail-oriented and well-organized - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Strong work ethic, positive attitude and eagerness to learn

Designer

The Washington Post has an opening for a designer on its Design team. The ideal candidate will be working on deadline in a fast-paced environment throughout the newsroom -- from the Style section to Metro and other weekly sections. The Design team is responsible for the design of the newspaper and its magazine, and contributes to the Post's digital apps and long-form enterprise design. These positions will be heavily involved in print, but every designer on the staff is also designing for digital products. Designing for projects and even A-1 will be expected. The ideal candidates must have the ability to design print and digital projects which are bold, surprising and energetic, while balancing navigational clarity and section pacing and adhering to The Post's standards of accuracy and news judgment. Proven skills with photo journalism, graphics and typography are essential. We place a premium on collaboration and expect designers to be catalysts for creativity. Our designers are expected to be self-starters who add value to stories using alternative formats, to articulate reasons for design decisions, and to take initiative in planning processes to make The Post's pages as strong as possible. The positions will include evenings and weekend work and at least four years of publication experience is required. Experience with Eidos Methode or digital design a plus. Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator is required. Digital experience is preferred.

AARP Publications Intern

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Summer 2014. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Interest in typography, conceptual imaging skills and ipad design are a must. Candidates will work directly with the art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 32-40 hours per week. This is not a paid internship. Interns will be given a daily travel stipend.

ICS - Associate Art Director

Responsibilities: 1. Responsibility includes the conceptualization and implementation of visual design and content across all digital channels, including the pages of AARP Publications, both the Magazine and Bulletin, their tablet iterations, book jackets, promotional and social media materials, and other internal and external AARP publications collateral. 2. Follow designs through from concept to print/digital production and the ability to quickly adapt to changes in design direction. 3. Have great visual conceptualization skills, a proven ability to hire and art direct the best illustrators and photographers, assist in the production of photo shoots, have exceptional publication design skills, and must have strong typographic skills 4. Demonstrates One AARP cultural attributes and behaviors in all interactions. 5. Embrace teamwork and collaboration. 6. Develops and executes the design and vision of the publications as established by the Senior Design staff.

Assistant Photo Editor

AARP Media, located in Washington, DC, is looking for a full time Assistant Photo Editor to join its creative team. This position is responsible for bringing beautiful, contemporary, inspiring and smart images to our award-winning publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. The ideal candidate has strong research experience and an extensive list of photo sources. The job also requires experience with Digital Asset Management, DAM systems. The ideal candidate has impeccable multi-tasking skills and must be able to will work on projects both short and long term simultaneously. This position covers the print magazines as well as digital content. The main skills needed are a firm grasp of photography research and extensive photo sources. This person should be up to date on photographers currently shooting editorial and beyond.

Photo Director

AARP Media, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented full time Photo Director to join its creative team. The ideal candidate will have the chance to use their sophisticated eye and strong visual point of view to impact our award-winning publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. Responsibilities include: conceptualizing photo treatments with designers, and editors to illustrate stories in all sections of the publications; researching, pitching, and assigning photographers for all sections of the publications. This positions requires current knowledge of all areas of photography including lifestyle, conceptual, still life, portrait, action, reportage; producing photo shoots; creative research of stock photography, submitting imagery for color, inputting page credits, and other administrative duties. Candidates must have 8 years of magazine publishing experience and a love of photography. This position requires a keen eye for detail and strong multitasking and organizational skills.

Assistant Photo Editor

Washingtonian magazine, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented Assistant Photo Editor to join its art team. The ideal candidate will have the chance to make an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, Washingtonian Mom and Washingtonian Welcome Guide. Responsibilities include assigning shoots, researching stock photos, submitting imagery for color, inputing page credits, and other administrative duties. Candidates must have at 2-5 years of publishing experience and a love of photography. This position requires a keen eye for detail and strong multitasking and organizational skills.

Art Director

Washingtonian magazine, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented Art Director to join its art team. The ideal candidate will be a hands on creative team player, who will be spearheading our ever expanding custom media division. Alongside this he/she will have a chance to make an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, Washingtonian Mom and Washingtonian Welcome Guide. Candidates must have at least five to seven years of magazine experience, a love of typography, and a keen eye for complex page design. Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required; experience with digital publishing and web a plus.

Design Intern

Washingtonian magazine, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented Design Intern to assist its art team. The ideal candidate will have a chance to make an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, Washingtonian Mom and Washingtonian Welcome Guide. Responsibilities include helping with the design of FOB and BOB departments, infographics, and occasional features, in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment. The candidate should possess a love of typography, and a keen eye for design. Previous experience at a magazine and/or knowledge of K4 is a plus, but not required. Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required.

AARP Publications Intern Spring 2014

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Spring 2014. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Interest in typography and conceptual imaging skills are a must. Candidates will work directly with the art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 32-40 hours per week. This is not a paid internship.

Senior Designer

Washingtonian magazine, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented Senior Designer to join its art team. The ideal candidate will have a chance to make an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and Washingtonian Welcome Guide. Responsibilities include designing FOB and BOB departments, infographics, and occasional features, as well as managing our interns, in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment. Candidates must have at least three years of magazine experience, a love of typography, and a keen eye for complex page design. Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required; experience with K4 a plus. Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to designjobs@washingtonian.com with SENIOR DESIGNER in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

AARP Publication Design Fall Internship

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Mondays and Wednesdays through December 18, 2013. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Interest in typography and conceptual imaging skills are a must. Candidates will work directly with the art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 15-18 hours per week. This is not a paid internship. Specific Skills Mandatory: - Thorough understanding and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software (especially Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) on Mac - Strong conceptual skills - Detail-oriented and well-organized - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Strong work ethic, positive attitude and eagerness to learn Optional: - Real-world experience in layout and production of print and/or interactive media is a plus - DPS skills are a plus

AARP Publication Design Fall Internship

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Mondays and Wednesdays through December 18, 2013. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Interest in typography and conceptual imaging skills are a must. Candidates will work directly with the art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 15-18 hours per week. This is not a paid internship. Specific Skills Mandatory: - Thorough understanding and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software (especially Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) on Mac - Strong conceptual skills - Detail-oriented and well-organized - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Strong work ethic, positive attitude and eagerness to learn Optional: - Real-world experience in layout and production of print and/or interactive media is a plus - DPS skills are a plus

Creative Director

Creative Director, Foreign Policy Foreign Policy, an award winning, fast growing online and print magazine that is part of the Washington Post Company, is seeking an energetic design leader to guide our world-class visual report. The creative director leads a small visual team and works with editors to craft the overall design, photo and illustration efforts of Foreign Policy both in print and on digital platforms. FP's audience averages more than 4 million unique visitors a month through its website, ForeignPolicy.com. The 44-year-old print magazine publishes seven print issues annually and has been recognized with multiple National Magazine Awards for both print and digital excellence. The creative director is a hands-on role, focused on visual storytelling, not management and bureaucracy. Key requirements: - Crafting sophisticated, engaging magazine design -- from compelling covers to content-rich, multi-layered inside packages. - Assigning and directing freelance photographers and illustrators. - Collaborating with senior editors to produce the print magazine and key digital visual initiatives. - Working with the deputy art director to produce visual elements daily for ForeignPolicy.com The ability to produce print and digital informational graphics is a big plus, as is an interest in international affairs and current events. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is essential. Knowledge of HTML, CSS and tablet design software would be a bonus. This is senior leadership position requiring at least five years of experience at a major magazine, newspaper and/or digital site. The Washington Post Company offers a suite of benefits, including medical/dental insurance and a 401K savings plan. TO APPLY Please mail or e-mail résumé, cover letter and a selection of relevant design samples to: Benjamin Pauker Managing Editor Foreign Policy 11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC. 20036 Benjamin.Pauker@foreignpolicy.com If e-mailing samples, please contain them in a reasonably sized PDF or ZIP file, or provide a URL. Mailed design samples cannot be returned.

Creative Director, Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy, an award winning, fast growing online and print magazine that is part of the Washington Post Company, is seeking an energetic design leader to guide our world-class visual report. The creative director leads a small visual team and works with editors to craft the overall design, photo and illustration efforts of Foreign Policy both in print and on digital platforms. FP's audience averages more than 4 million unique visitors a month through its website, ForeignPolicy.com. The 42-year-old print magazine publishes seven print issues annually and has been recognized with multiple National Magazine Awards for both print and digital excellence. The creative director is a hands-on role, focused on visual storytelling, not management and bureaucracy. Key requirements: - Crafting sophisticated, engaging magazine design -- from compelling covers to content-rich, multi-layered inside packages. - Assigning and directing freelance photographers and illustrators. - Collaborating with senior editors to produce the print magazine and key digital visual initiatives. - Working with the deputy art director to produce visual elements daily for ForeignPolicy.com The ability to produce print and digital informational graphics is a big plus, as is an interest in international affairs and current events. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is essential. Knowledge of HTML, CSS and tablet design software would be a bonus. This is senior leadership position requiring at least five years of experience at a major magazine, newspaper and/or digital site.

Design Intern

AARP Media, in Washington D.C., is currently seeking an art department intern for Summer 2013. Candidates must be senior level undergrad or grad students with print design skills enrolled in a fine arts or communications design program. Interest in typography and conceptual imaging skills are a must. Candidates will work directly with the magazines art directors in the design and production of pages to run in the magazine as well as help sending out award submissions. The intern will also be working with the magazines photo editors to provide administrative support, learn effective techniques for researching high-quality imagery and gain experience in how photography assignments are directed. Other duties will include maintaining the editorial wall and participating in art meetings. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MAC, Creative Suite (especially Indesign and Photoshop) and some knowledge of DPS. S/He should be enthusiastic and have the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. We are looking for someone that is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. The candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player. Schedule is flexible, but candidates should be able to devote at least 28-32 hours per week.

Multimedia/Visual Communications Specialist

We currently have an opening for a multimedia/visual communications specialist. In this capacity, you will be a member of the communications team in our Washington, DC office. We offer our employees a stimulating, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of employee ownership. We provide generous paid time off and an on-site fitness center. Duties of the position: •Using analytical design and statistical data strategies, create print and electronic products that convey complex data with clarity and innovation. •Work with staff, clients, and external vendors to conceptualize, plan, and implement a variety of video and multimedia products, providing design and technical advice and services •Plan and execute webcasts for major events, using WebEx and other online conferencing technologies, recommending audiovisual enhancements and adjustments for in-person and web events •Design data visualization solutions to convey complex information; create storyboards, prototypes, flow diagrams, sample screens, and other elements during design phase •Produce video/multimedia products for internal and external audiences, including authoring, testing, and production for Section 508 compliance and correct rendering in multiple browsers •Provide direction in the creation of new interfaces and interactive products delivered on different platforms and operating systems •Ensure that all products conform with corporate visual identity guidelines and style •Collaborate with other Mathematica designers to lead improved design processes and production workflows •Occasional travel to other office locations to assist with video shoots and development work. Qualifications: •Must be creative, highly trained, and technologically savvy in using combinations of images and text to visually convey messages; strong conceptual thinking and capacity to execute an idea in a timely and well-crafted manner is essential •Strong familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methods and data •Bachelor's degree in multimedia graphic design, visual communications, or liberal arts •Minimum of 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an online publishing environment and/or website/graphic design and data visualization experience •A combination of equivalent education and work experience may be substituted for the above requirements •Experience with project management and planning with both internal and external collaborators and vendors •Experience with Section 508 guidelines helpful •Knowledge of latest multimedia technologies including webinar hosting, planning, and execution •Experience with a variety of desktop and electronic publishing, graphic design and multimedia software •Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite CS6, Captivate, Audition, HTML/HTML 5, Javascript and Flash •Ability to design/develop on PC platform, within .NET environment •Non-linear video editing experience (preferably with Adobe Premiere/Adobe After Effects) •Ability to work autonomously and exercise sound judgment •Marketing or instructional design background helpful

Photo Director

Washingtonian Magazine is looking for an energetic, well-organized Photo Director with a passion for visual storytelling to join our team. The ideal candidate will work closely with the editorial, art, and digital teams to guide the selection and presence of strong visuals in the magazine and website, as well as enhance the monthly print magazine with multimedia presentations on the magazine's website and tablet editions. This full-time position entails overseeing daily photo research from a wide range of sources, supervising staff photographers, an assistant photo editor, and interns, and spotting and recruiting new freelance photographers for the magazine. This position also involves scheduling upcoming shoots, overseeing the departmental budget, and directing photo and video shoots. He/she will be prepared to bring unique story ideas to the table, as well as being able to execute the visions of the Creative Director. We're looking for someone who is inclined to ask the right questions at the right time--in short, a dedicated, collaborative team player.

Hanley Wood, www.hanleywood.com, is currently seeking an Art Director for the Architect Magazine group This position will primarily execute on design with powerful photo, illustration and info-graphic presentations, Managing art acquisition process and budget. Commission and direct photos and illustrations, conceptualize layouts and type treatments, and produce layout and pages in preproduction. Ensure the workflow between art and edit meets the daily and weekly deadlines and maintain all of the style sheets and templates within the K4 and/or Woodwing process. He/She will be responsible for managing two direct reports, and work as a partner with editors and staff writers to create a look for the magazine that powerfully connects with specialized intelligence needs of business executive readers. Major Responsibilities and Related Duties Include: Assigning photo shoots and illustrations Coordinating online design with web producers Ensuring adherence to budgets and deadlines Work with art staff to select artwork and photos for magazine (commission illustration and photography, find stock art, create custom illustration using royalty-free art, etc.) Work with editors to obtain art from developers, owners, architects, and other sources for their specific articles Hire illustrators and photographers; and manage art/illustration contracts and materials Manage art/photo expenditures, staying within budget Manage invoicing, submitting bills within appropriate budgeting cycle Keep to a strict production schedule that allows for multiple projects at the same time

MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER/PHOTO EDITOR

Foreign Policy, an award winning, fast growing online and print magazine that is part of the Washington Post Company, is seeking an energetic visual journalist to join our team. An ideal candidate is an organized, self-motivated and efficient creative pro who can: - Edit slide shows and other photography projects for our dynamic web site, foreignpolicy.com. - Assist the creative director and art director with design of Foreign Policy, our National Magazine Award winning glossy print magazine, published seven times per year. - Design/produce e-books, web site splash pages and other elements of the expanding FP brand. Ability to produce informational graphics for print and interactive graphics for web/video is a big plus, as is an interest in international affairs and current events. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is essential. Knowledge of HTML, CSS and/or video graphics software would be a bonus. We are looking for someone with one to two years of experience or a recent grad with a strong portfolio and relevant internships.

Art Director/ Print & Digital

The Atlantic Magazine seeks a full-time Art Director for Editorial and Tablet design. Under the direction of the Creative Director, the Art Director will be responsible for the management and the translation of The Atlantic to the tablet edition, contribute to the design of The Atlantic magazine, hire illustrators, commission photography, and develop information graphics for use across The Atlantic media platforms The ideal candidate is a forward thinking, creative, problem solver with at least 5 years of editorial design experience.

Spring Intern - Washington Post Express

The Washington Post Express is excited to announce its first full-time design internship for spring 2013. We're looking for an eager, well-rounded visual journalism student who's as much a great storyteller as he/she is a stellar designer to join our small newsroom (23) and even smaller visual team (4) for five months (January-May) to gain real daily news design experience and insight into all aspects of a mid-sized metro daily newspaper (180K Monday-Friday circ). The ideal candidate for this position is currently pursuing a journalism degree with a concentration in news design/presentation and has demonstrated experience through student or professional media. You'll be asked to do both pagination and create spot illustration solutions on a daily basis, so show us you're a well-rounded designer who can think on your feet and move from news to sports to features in the span of a few hours. We work in InDesign, and knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator is a must. You'll work full-time, Sunday-Thursday at our downtown DC office. We'll provide a stipend for the semester as well as a transportation (Metro) benefit. Send us your resume, link to a portfolio or 8-10 samples of your best work, and a cover letter explaining your visual journalism background and what you'll contribute to our team beyond your design abilities. Remember, we're looking for the best VISUAL JOURNALIST with a diversity of experience. *This is not a graphic design internship.* Send materials and questions by e-mail only, no post mail please, to Adam Griffiths at adam.griffiths@wpost.com by November 15, 2012. We will ideally respond and select a candidate by the end of November.

Associate Art/Production Director

This position will primarily execute on design with powerful photo, illustration and info-graphic presentations; managing art acquisition process and budget; commissioning and directing photos and illustrations; conceptualizing layouts and type treatments; producing layout and pages in pre-production; making sure the workflow between art and edit meet the daily and weekly deadlines, maintaining all of the style sheets and templates within the K4 and/or woodwing process; and work as a partner with editors and staff writers to create a look for the magazine that powerfully connects with specialized intelligence needs of business executive readers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Coordinating online design with web producers. • Assigning photo shoots and illustrations. • Ensuring adherence to budgets and deadlines. • Work with art staff to select artwork and photos for magazine (commission illustration and photography, find stock art, create custom illustration using royalty-free art, etc.). • Work with editors to obtain art from developers, owners, architects, and other sources for their specific articles. • Hire illustrators and photographers; and manage art/illustration contracts and materials return. • Manage creation of charts for stories. • Manage art/photo expenditures, staying within budget. • Manage invoicing, submitting bills within appropriate budgeting cycle. • Keep to a strict production schedule that allows for multiple projects at the same time. Job Duration Full Time Job Location Washington, DC Experience Level 4 years

News Photo Editor

The News Photo Editor will help to maintain and improve the overall photographic direction of the Washington Post daily print publication and website. The News Photo Editor will participate in editorial planning meetings related to all photography for the primary news sections and will contribute to the overall photographic direction of the newspaper through the use of staff photographers, freelance assignment photographers, and wire and photo agency research. The News Photo Editor will work closely with news designers and top editors to create the most effective visual display for Post readers.

Assistant Photo Editor/Washington Post Magazine and Features

The Assistant Photo Editor will help to maintain and improve the overall photographic direction of the Washington Post magazine, features, and website. This editor will participate in editorial planning meetings related to photography for the magazine and feature sections. The photo editor will contribute to the overall photographic direction of the publication through the use of staff photographers, freelancers, and wire and photo agency research in conjunction with the Senior Features Photo Editor. The Assistant Photo Editor will work closely with magazine and features designers and editors to create the most effective visual display for Washington Post readers.

Washingtonian Magazine Art Internship

Washingtonian Magazine, located in Washington, DC is currently looking for an enthusiastic art intern for the Fall 2012 semester. An ideal candidate has a strong interest in editorial design and a love for the DC area. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Duties will include assisting the art department with designing layouts for FOB and BOB sections, creating graphics for washingtonian.com, and attending art/photo meetings to discuss planning for each month's issue. Previous experience at a magazine and/or knowledge of K4 is a plus, but not required.

Request for proposal for graphic design services

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced companies to provide comprehensive graphic design services for its 2013 fiscal year and invites your firm to participate.

News Photo Editor

The News Photo Editor will help to maintain and improve the overall photographic direction of the Washington Post daily print publication and website. The News Photo Editor will participate in editorial planning meetings related to all photography for the primary news sections and will contribute to the overall photographic direction of the newspaper through the use of staff photographers, freelance assignment photographers, and wire and photo agency research. The News Photo Editor will work closely with news designers and top editors to create the most effective visual display for Post readers.

Assistant Photo Editor/WP Magazine and Features

The Assistant Photo Editor will help to maintain and improve the overall photographic direction of the Washington Post magazine, features, and website. This editor will participate in editorial planning meetings related to photography for the magazine and feature sections. The photo editor will contribute to the overall photographic direction of the publication through the use of staff photographers, freelancers, and wire and photo agency research in conjunction with the Senior Features Photo Editor. The Assistant Photo Editor will work closely with magazine and features designers and editors to create the most effective visual display for Washington Post readers.

Graphic Designer (Part-time)

Sands Capital Management, LLC (SCM) is looking to hire a part-time Graphic Designer to work 20-25 hours per week with our Portfolio Analysis and Communications Team. Compensation structure is negotiable (salaried or hourly). This position will be an important addition to the team that is responsible for supporting the production and maintenance of client/prospect meeting materials (presentation decks) and updating existing marketing collateral. This position will also actively participate in all phases of creation, design and implementation of new marketing collateral across multiple mediums and formats.

Art Director

Hanley Wood www.hanleywood.com is seeking an Art Director to join our editorial team. This is a rare opportunity for a creative collaborator to join a team of like-minded peers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Conceiving and executing designs. Coordinating online design with web producers. Assigning photo shoots and illustrations. Ensuring adherence to budgets and deadlines. Qualified Candidates should possess the following education, skills and experience: BA in Art, Graphic Design or similar field Minimum 4 years media design experience preferably in both print and digital Ability to present own creative concepts and create original art elements (using photography, illustration, typography, infographics) The ability to shape a project from conception to completion as well as the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously Able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment Working knowledge of web design a must Outgoing, enthusiastic, self-starter Excellent communication, organization and computer skills Strong typographic skills Great attention to detail Excellent time management skills Ability to work with little to no supervision Working knowledge of Adobe Suite, InDesign, other print and digital design tools

Washingtonian Magazine Art Internship

Washingtonian Magazine, located in Washington, DC is currently looking for an enthusiastic art intern for the Summer 2012 semester. An ideal candidate has a strong interest in editorial design and a love for the DC area. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Duties will include assisting the art department with designing layouts for FOB and BOB sections, creating graphics for washingtonian.com, and attending art/photo meetings to discuss planning for each month's issue. Previous experience at a magazine and/or knowledge of K4 is a plus, but not required.

Interim Art Director

We are seeking an art director for March and April who has extensive experience with magazine design and has ideas about how to best leverage a print magazine as one part of a content tool kit. Responsibilities include working with our design team on several publication redesign and restructure projects to create visual solutions guided by a client-approved creative brief. We prefer some onsight work but can be flexible about that.

Washingtonian Magazine Art Internship

Washingtonian Magazine, located in Washington, DC is currently looking for an enthusiastic art intern for the spring 2012 semester. An ideal candidate has a strong interest in editorial design and a love for the DC area. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Duties will include assisting the art department with designing layouts for FOB and BOB sections, creating graphics for washingtonian.com, and attending art/photo meetings to discuss planning for each month's issue. Previous experience at a magazine and/or knowledge of K4 is a plus, but not required.

Deputy Art Director

Washingtonian Magazine, located in Washington, DC, is looking for a Deputy Art Director with 5-7 years experience in magazine publishing. This position reports to the Design Director and is responsible for designing a mix of features, service packages and department pages, working with editors and the photo department to conceive and direct artwork for a variety of stories. Collaborating with the Design Director in guiding designers in the creation of additional department and front of book pages, as well as playing a key role in a planned redesign. The ideal candidate has a well-developed design style, strong typographic skills and an all around passion for magazines. Skills include a thorough knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and K4 with the ability to balance multiple projects and problem-solve under tight deadlines. Experience with digital mag creation for tablets a plus. Please send your cover letter, resume, salary requirements and samples (no larger than 10mb) or a link to your online portfolio to designjob@washingtonian.com. Please place DEPUTY ART DIRECTOR in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Design intern, USA TODAY

USA TODAY's Special Projects team is seeking an intern to assist with creation of glossy publications (magazines) and other products. The design intern must be proficient in InDesign and Photoshop and have layout experience. The USA TODAY Special Projects team was recently established to produce glossy publications for newsstand sale. We work on other products on an as-needed basis. We offer interns the chance to work as an integral part of small team in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Please note that this is an unpaid, for-credit internship. You must be a currently-enrolled student in an accredited college or university, and you will be asked to provide documentation from your school showing that you will receive school credit for successful completion of the internship. We provide a small transportation stipend to help defray your commuting costs. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. EOE.