Production Designer, Variety

Job Description: The Art Department at Variety is currently looking for a Production Designer to join the team. This person will join a team of creative, collaborative, award-winning and passionate people, who love producing innovative, smart, and engaging visuals in a fast-paced, news-centric environment on a weekly basis. This position has enormous access and growth potential and all talented candidates will be considered.

Responsibilities: 

  • Design innovative and dynamic pages for the print and digital magazine

  • Design banners and buttons for the Variety website and social media and work with the Creative Director on integration of graphics to video content

  • Assist our senior art directors on large projects

  • Self-sufficiently manage back end production on all content

  • Color correct photography and minor retouching

  • Report to the Creative Director on day-to-day management of workload and output

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • BFA in graphic design, similar degree or qualified experience 

  • Expertise in the following software is required: InDesign, Photoshop and Wordpress

  • All candidates must be detail oriented

  • Highly organized and deadline driven, with good project and time management skills

  • Some knowledge of photography principles and illustration styles

  • Interest in the music and entertainment industry

Type of Job: Design

City: Los Angeles

Region: California

Duration: Full-time

Company: Variety

About Our Company: 

About Variety
Recognized and respected throughout the world as the definitive voice of the entertainment industry, Variety has been the premier source of entertainment news for over a century. Since 1905, the most influential leaders and decision makers in entertainment have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news, analysis and perspective — taking our readers behind the cameras, curtains and screens of film, television, theatre and digital media with our unique, award-winning combination of breaking news reporting, insightful deep dive think pieces and engaging, must-read feature spotlights. Variety’s commitment to our community- covering its successes and failures in equal measure- is unparalleled both domestically, in our US entertainment capitals, and abroad, across the rapidly changing international entertainment landscape.

About the Penske Media Corporation (PMC):
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit www.pmc.com.

How to Apply: Please apply online: https://pmc.com/careers-listing/?gnk=job&gni=8a7887a8655a8a1701655ee9cacc6aec

Designer, Milwaukee Magazine

Job Description: A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.

Milwaukee Magazine, one of the nation’s most respected city and regional magazines, is seeking a full-time graphic designer with the ability to think conceptually as well as aesthetically. Known for its award-winning in-depth profiles, investigative features, reader service pieces and top-notch dining and entertainment packages, the magazine is central to Milwaukee’s media landscape. We are located in the Historic Third Ward, mere steps from Lake Michigan, and have a front-row view of the city’s burgeoning downtown while we serve the entire metro Milwaukee area.

We are looking for an enthusiastic editorial designer with a passion for journalism and dedication to reflecting Milwaukee’s creativity, diversity and vibrancy in our expanding, multi-platform media brand. The designer’s main function will be to collaborate with the Art Department to assist in the creative execution of innovative design concepts in print, Web and marketing materials. This position requires a self-motivated, reliable team player with a positive professional attitude. Successful candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with photography, camera equipment and studio lighting a big plus. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee your own projects through to completion

  • Work with the Art Department to successfully translate concepts to page

  • Demonstrate a passion for design and creative thinking

  • Prioritize workload and meet deadlines

  • Pay extreme attention to detail and consistency

  • Research, organize and assign photography and illustrations

  • Assist art team with format and design of department pages, features and covers

  • Assist in the coordination of photo shoots

  • Prepare files and images for press: image retouch, clipping, layering, etc. 

  • Prepare final print files for Web: image resizing, create image galleries, etc.

  • Follow and maintain branding standards 

  • Assist ad designer with ad design, Web ads and sales/marketing projects

Job Requirements:

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign 

  • Must understand basic prepress production of print files 

  • Degree in graphic design or media-related equivalent and 2 years of print experience 

  • Superior communication skills and a friendly, positive attitude

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines

Additional Company Information:

  • We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

  • Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

  • Drug Free Workplace

Type of Job: Design

City: Milwaukee, WI

Region: Midwest

Duration: Full-time

Company: Milwaukee Magazine

About Our Company: A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.

How to Apply: Please apply online at: https://www.bequad.com/job/milwaukee/designer-milwaukee-magazine/11056/9017234

Associate Photo Editor, Rachael Ray Every Day

Job Description: The Associate Photo Editor works closely with the Photo Director from concept to execution of the magazine. The role requires a nimble self starter who is solution oriented, incredibly organized, and detail oriented.

Job Requirements:

  • Responsible for photo production of select stories

  • Conduct photo research for the magazine

  • Contribute visual inspiration and concepts for photo shoots

  • Create and maintain budget spreadsheets

  • Track and input photo credits

  • Responsible for a variety of administrative tasks, including: submitting invoices and expense reports, ordering hi res imagery, generating contracts, maintaining prop closet, etc.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by manager.

Role Requirements:

  • A can-do attitude

  • 3-4 years of work experience in an industry related position

  • Bachelor’s Degree in photography, art, design, or communications

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills 

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize 

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere)

  • A keen eye and genuine passion for photography

Type of Job: Photography

City: New York

Region: NY

Duration: Full-time with benefits

Benefits: Comprehensive (health, dental, 401K, wellness program...+more)

Company: Meredith Corporation

About Our Company: We are Meredith Corporation, a publicly held media and marketing services company founded upon serving our customers and committed to building value for our shareholders. We are on the pulse of pop culture, entertainment, food, fashion and lifestyle, news, business and finance, and sports. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets. Our products and services distinguish themselves on the basis of quality, customer service, and value that can be trusted.

Contact Name: Mary Cahill

Contact Email: mary.cahill@meredith.com

How to Apply: Please send resume, website, and any additional supporting materials to: mary.cahill@meredith.com. In the subject line, please include: Associate Photo Editor

Designer, W.W. Norton & Company

Job Description: 

W.W. Norton & Company is seeking a talented designer to join our College creative team. This individual will be responsible for designing and managing textbook interiors and covers for a variety of disciplines including Political Science, Biology, History, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Literature, Anthropology, Music and Film. In this role you will attend meetings, consult with editors, art directors, and collaborate with the production department. This position reports directly to the Design Director who will oversee all aspects of the job.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Create original designs for the College list with guidance from the Design Director and senior members of the team.

  • Work on design revisions for new editions of College textbooks.

  • Adapt book designs for E-book, Custom, High School, and Instructors’ editions.

  • Keep supervisor updated on the status of each project, prioritize schedules, problem-solve and meet all deadlines.

  • Work collaboratively with freelancers, editors, production managers and the design team.

  • Provide general assistance on other tasks as assigned.

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Graphic Design).

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in book or magazine publishing.

  • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills.

  • Must have a strong portfolio showing complicated, text-heavy page layouts in a range of styles that complement the diversity of Norton’s publishing program.

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat).

  • Experience with HTML and CSS.

  • Employment eligibility to work with W.W. Norton & Company in the US.

  • Must be able to work full business hours from Norton’s New York City headquarters.

Type of Job: Design

City: New York

Region: New York

Duration: Full-time

Company: W.W. Norton & Company

About Our Company: W.W. Norton & Company is the oldest and largest publishing house owned wholly by its employees. W.W. Norton & Company strives to carry out the imperative of its founder to “publish books not for a single season, but for the years.” In college publishing, that imperative applies not only to books, but also to an ever-growing list of essential print and digital resources that support teaching and learning. For more information about the Company, visit us online at: http://www.wwnorton.com.

W. W. Norton & Company is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.

How to Apply: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/MCH

Photo Editor, Harvard Business Review

Job Description: The Photo Editor sits at the intersection of a wide range of products, content and internal teams, and is responsible for maintaining the HBR voice and brand in print and all digital platforms. 

The right candidate will be resourceful, have a passion for all forms of photography, and have the ability to use found and assigned photography in creative and original ways to illustrate complex and often non-visual ideas. They will also have experience assigning and producing photo shoots for a variety of subject types, including studio and location portraits, reportage, conceptual still life and photo illustration. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Assign and Produce original photography for HBR print and digital platforms. 

  • Research photography from both traditional and non-traditional photo sources. 

  • Image support for daily digital content and social media in required file types, aspect ratios and file sizes 

  • Image support for video, motion graphics and animation 

  • Photo retouching, manipulation and enhancement. 

  • Manage freelancers, photo budget and invoicing. Negotiate fees, secure photo rights and contracts 

  • Organize and maintain databases of digital image files

Job Requirements:

Qualifications: 

  • BA in the visual arts or relevant work experience 

  • Minimum of 5-years photo editing experience in a digital and print editorial environment. 

  • Skilled in Photoshop and WordPress 

  • Strong communication skills (written/verbal) 

This person will assume full ownership and responsibility for their work, including concept and ideation, stakeholder communication, research, assignments, defining and attending meetings, file management, meeting deadlines, purchasing, billing and invoicing. They should have a high level of competency working in Adobe Photoshop. Experience creating native social media content and video editing is a plus. 

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 be able to work directly with editors, designers, marketing, ad sales, senior management, and all other partners within the organization in a way that is constructive and fosters an environment of good will.

Type of Job: Photo

City: Brighton

Region: MA

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.org, 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: Please visit our career page to apply:
http://harvardbusiness.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0x1Y000006kju8QAA&tSource=

Art Assistant, Parents Magazine

Job Description: Parents, the award-winning magazine for the modern family is seeking a smart, intuitive, well-organized and extremely detail-oriented creative to join our art team. (Please note: this position focuses on the day-to-day support of the team.) 

This is a full-time entry-level position with comprehensive benefits in our downtown New York City office.

The Art Assistant will provide critical support to the Creative Director, Art Director and design team, handling day-to-day administrative support such as:

  • Keeping important visual binders and mini-walls up to date

  • Scheduling meetings and travel 

  • Anticipating the needs of the team based on our deadlines

  • Occasional special projects (prepare for presentations, gathering materials and submitting to annual design competitions, etc)

  • Filing expense reports

  • Setting up InDesign files for design team, and designing templated pages

  • The Art Assistant will also help maintain walls and binders for our sister publication, Parents Latina.

Job Requirements:

  • Top-notch communication and problem-solving skills 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in art/design/journalism/communications

  • 0-2 years of work experience (internships count!) in a related position

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize (and/or be willing to ask for guidance) 

  • Detail-oriented sensibility 

  • Agility with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and MS Outlook

Type of Job: Other

City: New York

Region: New York

Duration: Full-time

Company: Meredith Corporation

About Our Company: We are Meredith Corporation, a publicly held media and marketing services company founded upon serving our customers and committed to building value for our shareholders. We are on the pulse of pop culture, entertainment, food, fashion and lifestyle, news, business and finance, and sports. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets. Our products and services distinguish themselves on the basis of quality, customer service, and value that can be trusted.

Benefits: Comprehensive (health, dental, 401K, wellness program...+more)

Contact Name: Emily Furlani

Contact Email: emily.furlani@meredith.com

How to Apply: Please send resume and any supporting materials under the Subject: Art Assistant. PDFs are preferred.