Art Director, Seattle Business Magazine

Job Description: Seattle Business Magazine is seeking a talented and energetic Art Director to join its creative team and will report directly to the Design Director. The Art Director will produce a wide range of editorial content from designing front/back of book, to features and covers. This position executes the overall visual tone of the magazine, hires photographers, assigns and collects photography, occasional hiring of stylists and models, scouting shoot locations and contributes to other in-house titles as well. MUST HAVE strong layout and keen typographic skills and an eye for photography while working under tight deadlines. Will assist on photo shoots and direct photographers, models and stylists. Will also help design/support other ancillary publications and collateral. Three to five years consumer magazine experience preferred. This position also supports digital components of the publication. Must have in-depth knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop.

Tiger Oak Media also publishes Seattle magazine, Seattle Bride, Oregon Bride and California Wedding Day.

Job Requirements:

  • Develop art concepts for stories
  • Design pages & covers
  • Create and develop art and illustration
  • Assign freelance photography and illustration; negotiate fees
  • Research stock and pick-up photography
  • Manage budgets and timelines to ensure that visuals are received in a timely manner and produced to the quality standards associated with the magazine
  • Work with the editor, production manager, publisher and staff of Tiger Oak Publications in making certain that timelines, visual presentation and standards are approved and maintained
  • To make certain all files, digital information, etc. are prepared in the correct format for pre-press and PDF
  • Assist with updating the internet site, where applicable and reasonable
  • Assist with design and production of custom publications and special sections
  • Assist other Art Directors with layout or photo editing
  • Process or build ad materials or collateral materials

Position: Art Director

Type of Job: Editorial Design

City: Seattle

Region: Washington

Duration: Full-Time

About Our Company: Tiger Oak Media is a regional and national publisher of intelligent, attractive and engaging books, magazines, media and events that appeal to targeted audiences of readers who seek quality editorial content and design.

Company: Tiger Oak Media

Contact Name: Matt Cole

Contact Email:

How to Apply: Email Matt with your resume and link to portfolio. No phone calls please.