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