Art Director, Barron's

Job Description: Barron’s is seeking a passionate and forward-thinking Art Director to help define and produce the next iteration of the brand across all platforms. The ideal candidate will have the ability to distill simple solutions for complex financial and business stories through print, online and social within a collaborative Art Department and Editorial team.

Job Requirements:
We’re looking for somebody who can …

  • Design key features weekly for both print and online
  • Commission original artwork from illustrators and occasionally photographers
  • Negotiate fees, manage contracts and paperwork for assignments made
  • Produce graphics and visualizations for both print and online
  • Contribute to weekly critiques and offer constructive feedback in a collaborative environment
  • Color correct and prepare artwork for publication
  • Ability to illustrate abstract concepts is a plus
  • Adobe CC experience and knowledge is required
  • Experience with Wordpress is a plus
  • Experience with Sketch is a plus
  • Experience with Methode and K4 are a plus

Position: Art Director

Type of Job: Design

City: New York City

Region: New York

Duration: Full-time

About Our Company: Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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

Company: Barron's, Dow Jones Media Group

Contact Name: Chris Mihal

Contact Email: chris.mihal@dowjones.com

How to Apply: Please send an email to chris.mihal@dowjones.com with a resume and link to portfolio. You can also apply at https://dowjones-news.jobs/new-york-ny/art-director-barrons/4EE8047256174D2DA74C15ADC2514B34/job/