Art Director, The Daily Front Row

Job Description: The Daily Front Row is seeking a freelance Art Director. You will be working directly with our Creative Director as well as an art dept of 1-2 other designers during shipping, and a photo editor. Responsibilities include designing editorial layouts as well as marketing and event collateral for Daily events.

Job Requirements: You should be able to work quickly as the pace is fast, have strong organizational skills, and an eye for fashion. Ideally someone with previous fashion experience who is familiar with the industry and its players. Enthusiasm and a sense of humor also a big plus. We are a small, fun group, and highly collaborative.

Availability is required for the following dates: August 21-24, August 27-31, September 4-12 (including weekend of the 8th and 9th) and September 13th.

Type of Job: Design

City: New York

Region: New York

Duration: Freelance

Company: The Daily Front Row

About Our Company: Printed publication & online fashion news source for the latest fashion industry news, fashion trends, and fashion designers.

Contact Name: Dean Quigley

Contact Email:

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and link to online portfolio.

Designer, People Magazine

Job Description: 

The job: 
A Designer will join the People Magazine art department; a team of collaborative, award-winning, passionate art directors and photo editors who love producing innovative, smart, and engaging visuals in a fast-paced, news-centric environment on a weekly basis. Newbie with big dreams and goals? This entry level position has enormous access and growth potential. Only seriously skilled and passionate candidates will be considered.

You will: 

  • Design innovative, dynamic pages for the print magazine and our print publication offshoots.
  • Attend photo selects, proactively conceptualize and organize images in fresh ways on your pages while working directly with editors on creative, intelligent design solutions.
  • Assist our senior art directors on larger projects, as well as take on special issues and packages yourself.
  • Report to the Design Director on day-to-day management of workload and output.

Job Requirements:


  • You earned: BFA in graphic design or similar degree. 
  • You acquired: 2-4 years (or more) of Editorial design experience on print publications. Experience on tablet, apps, promotions, and or marketing and advertising will be considered if the work is in alignment with the aesthetic bar we set for our brand.
  • You have: A superb understanding of, and passion for, conceptual typography and design principles. You have amazing taste, and strive for winning design awards.
  • You know: All the ins and outs of InDesign. Proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop hugely valued. Knowledge of Woodwing and Elvis is a ideal but can be trained on site.
  • You are: Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills. A person who stays back to finish all work, and sees through your projects to perfected end. 
  • You have: A collaborative, good-natured disposition and take all high stress in stride. You are flexible, with a gift for proactive problem solving under pressure in a high velocity work environment. You have also a keen sense of when your assistance is needed and you offer to help out wherever and whenever you can.
  • You possess: A true passion for the content People magazine creates: Celebrity, Entertainment, Human Interest, Crime, News and World events, Fashion, Beauty, Food, Travel, Décor and an unabashed pop culture awareness and delight. You will be quizzed!!

Type of Job: Design

City: New York

Region: New York

Duration: Full Time

Company: People @ Meredith

About Our Company: PEOPLE revolutionized personality journalism in 1974; today it is the world’s most successful and popular magazine. Each week, the PEOPLE brand brings 81 million* consumers the latest news, exclusive interviews and in-depth reporting on the most compelling people of our time. In addition to unparalleled access to the entertainment community, the stories of real-life “Heroes Among Us” remain an essential component of PEOPLE’s editorial approach. is the premier web destination for celebrity news, photos, style and entertainment coverage.

Benefits: Full

Contact Name: Andrea Dunham

Contact Email:

How to Apply: Send a letter of interest along with a PDF of your resume and samples of your work and/or link to your website. No need to follow up, you will be contacted if there is interest. If you are contacted for further inquiry, we'll ask that you supply two professional references; one from an art manager and one from an editor with whom you’ve worked closely.

Associate Art Director, Boston Magazine

Job Description: Boston magazine is seeking a talented, collaborative associate art director to join its award-winning team. Working under the leadership of the design director, the associate art director is responsible for helping produce and shape the look of the magazine and the brand.

Job Requirements: 


  • Create and design high-impact editorial pages
  • Generate innovative visual storytelling ideas
  • Elevate the brand through current editorial design trends
  • Partner with Design Director, Photo Editor and Edit team on story development and visual concepts
  • Assign illustrations
  • Manage individual page production, pagination and shipping
  • Oversee and approve color correction and retouching
  • Manage daily workflow of the Art Department
  • Maintain positive work environment with high creative standards

All candidates should have at least four years of consumer or editorial publication design experience, and must be proficient in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Type of Job: Art Design

City: Boston

Region: MA

Duration: Full-Time

Company: Boston Magazine

About Our Company:

Contact Name: Ben Purvis

Contact Email:

How to Apply: If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position, please email a cover letter, resume, and samples from your portfolio that demonstrate design excellence to We value diversity. Phones calls, or walk-ins, will NOT be accepted.

Senior Designer, SagaCity Media

Job Description: SagaCity Media is seeking a self-motivated, meticulous, team player for an immediate opening in the position of Senior Designer in our Custom Media division in Seattle, WA.

The Senior Designer will join our Custom team to help develop and produce editorial content for several of SagaCity’s award-winning Custom travel, tourism, and lifestyle publications.

Essential Duties:

  • Works with the art director to set a creative vision for publications.
  • Assists art director with department design, stock photo research, sourcing images, and other tasks.
  • Designing magazine pages and assigning, producing, or sourcing photography and illustrations.
  • Developing maps, charts, and other infographics as needed.
  • Leads the design process from conceptualization to design to pre-press for two publications, while assisting on others as needed.
  • Managing freelance art relationships and project budgets.

Job Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, fine art, or related field preferred.
  • 2-4 years experience in editorial design for magazines or other print publications
  • Ability to conceptualize and execute original design.
  • Attention to detail and high standards for accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with clients and internal editorial, production, and design teams.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all employee, company, and client information.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to manage projects end-to-end, including presenting and acting as the design point person to external clients, following up on schedules and deliverables, and other tasks to ensure all project milestones are met.
  • Prior experience working with clients or custom publishing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of travel and lifestyle in the Pacific Northwest is also a plus.

Type of Job: Design

City: Seattle

Region: WA

Duration: Full-Time

Company: SagaCity Media

About Our Company: SagaCity Media Inc. is the parent company of the preeminent lifestyle media brands in Houston, Seattle, Portland, Sarasota, Aspen, Vail, and Park City. In their respective markets, Houstonia, Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, and Sarasota Magazine produce the largest-selling magazines, most-visited local lifestyle websites, and industry-dominating numbers of engaged social media followers. SagaCity also proudly produces web content and publications elsewhere, many of them award-winning, for conventions and visitors’ bureaus or lodging associations in such markets as Portland, Seattle, Aspen, Washington state, Eastern Oregon, Bellevue, Tacoma, Galveston, Aurora, Eugene and Vancouver.

SagaCity Media, Inc. is an EEO employer. For more information about us, please visit:

Benefits: Dog-friendly office, summer Fridays, and a sabbatical after five years!

How to Apply: To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio link to with the subject line “Seattle - Custom Senior Designer.” No phone calls, please.

Assistant Art Director, Fast Company

Job Description: Love magazine design, but also have a passion for digital, branding, and events? Fast Company is searching for an ambitious Assistant Art Director to join its editorial team. We thrive in an exciting environment in which you might, in any given week, design a feature opener for the magazine, work on environmental graphics for an event, and help produce a slew of posts for social.

Job Requirements: The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of experience in an editorial or studio environment, strong typographic chops, and razor-sharp ideas. He or she can clearly articulate thoughts to colleagues who are both in and outside of the design field. The candidate should be collaborative, yet self-sufficient. Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator are required; proficiency in Sketch and After Effects are a plus, and skills as an illustrator are a major bonus.

Type of Job: Design

City: New York City

Region: New York

Duration: Full-Time

Company: Mansueto Ventures

About Our Company: Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, world changing ideas, and design. Written for, by, and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company inspires readers to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead conversations, and create the future of business.

Launched in November 1995 by Alan Webber and Bill Taylor, two former Harvard Business Review editors, Fast Company magazine was founded on a single premise: A global revolution was changing business, and business was changing the world. Discarding the old rules of business, Fast Company set out to chronicle how changing companies create and compete, to highlight new business practices, and to showcase the teams and individuals who are inventing the future and reinventing business.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k

Contact Name: Michael Schnaidt

Contact Email:

How to Apply: Please send your resume and PDF of work/link to website to:

Design Director, Harvard Business Review Magazine

Job Description: The Magazine Design Director is a leader within our organization responsible for defining HBR’s brand in print. They are responsible for creating brand appropriate visual systems that serve as a framework for HBR content. They will lead strategy and approaches to storytelling, packaging, typography, templates, design hierarchy, color pallets, and iconography, and they will use their talents and experience assigning illustration, commissioning photography, and guiding data visualization to bring HBR content to life in visually arresting and compelling ways. 

They should be a logical thinker and a natural problem solver with the ability to imagine a variety of solutions. They should care deeply about quality and execution, have the ability to make compelling arguments in support of a vision, and have the maturity to see the value in multiple solutions and multiple points of view. 

Personality: We work in a collaborative community that, at its core, is defined by a friendly, collegial and respectful approach to what we do. The right candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to build relationships, accept feedback, work in a professional manner, and have an ability to advocate effectively for ideas and creative thinking throughout the company. They will be expected to work effectively with editors, authors, marketing, ad sales, senior management, and all other partners within the organization in a way that is constructive and fosters an environment of collaboration and goodwill. 

Data Visualization: Information graphics play a large role in how we tell stories and communicate to our readers. The design director should have a real passion for data visualization, an advanced understanding of a variety of information graphics techniques and the ability to discern whether or not data and the underlying message will translate visually. He/She should understand how to guide data visualization that is clear, inviting, easy to process and understand. 

Digital: The magazine design director should have a deep understanding of how the print creative content scales into a variety of social and digital platforms. This includes enhancing print assignments by including aspects of animation and video, assigning versions that will work in print and digital, managing data visualization in a way that scales to mobile devices, and having a deep familiarity with sizes, aspect ratios and content requirements for relevant platforms and devices. 

Management: As a manager, the design director will mentor and nurture talent, drive conversations around trends and best practices, communicate effectively with their team and their partners, lead by example, challenge their team to do their best work, and establish a healthy and supportive work environment. He/She should have regular and frank one on one and group conversations around performance with their team, defining his/her expectations clearly and in line with the expectations set down by the department head and company values and priorities. They will define an organizational structure and job descriptions for their team, and clearly message a path for growth or advancement as appropriate. They should be aware of their team’s role in the larger scope of the company and lead them in a way that enhances their value organizationally. They and their team should build relationships organizationally and be ambassadors for design thinking and problem solving. 

General: The design director is responsible for creating 6 regular issues of the Harvard Business Review magazine, 6 single topic issue magazines (under the OnPoint brand) and the occasional SIP (Special Issue). The volume and frequency of publications is subject to change. 

Benefits & Perks: We offer competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package that includes a broad range of medical and dental coverage options; short and long-term disability benefits; medical/dental and dependent care flexible spending accounts; basic and contributory life insurance; retirement and savings benefits; a competitive paid time-off program, and Harvard (HBP/HU) perks. Located in Brighton Landing next to the new practice arena for the Bruins and Celtics, NB Fitness Club Facility, and Boston Landing commuter rail stop. We offer free parking, shuttle services, and discounted T Passes. Plus, early release summer Fridays!

Job Requirements: He/She should have an excellent understanding of the print process, and be able to oversee vendors, negotiate competitive rates, and manage budgets, deadlines and schedules effectively. They should have a high level of competency working in InDesign and K4 publishing software, and an ability to work with some level of proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop. An ability to work in Final Cut Pro and WordPress is a plus. He/She should have 10+ years of print art direction and design experience.

Note: Please be sure to include a link to an online portfolio or work samples with your application.

Type of Job: Design

City: Brighton, MA

Region: Boston Area

Duration: Full-Time

Company: Harvard Business Review

About Our Company: Harvard Business Review (HBR) is the world’s most influential source of management ideas and an innovative multiplatform media brand. Through its flagship magazine, books, and digital content and tools published on, HBR aims to provide professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to help lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

How to Apply: