Art Director, Weight Watchers Magazine

Job Description: Long-established and consumer-beloved health & lifestyle brand is on the rise! Weight Watchers International is seeking a talented and dynamic NYC-based Food-centric Art Director for its award-winning bi-monthly food and lifestyle magazine. This position reports to the Creative Director.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide creative visual ideas and solutions for editorial stories and pages, with an eye and strategy for creating assets that can live cross-functionally & multi-channel (digital, web, mobile, social, video, etc.)
  • Help seek out and direct top NY photographers & stylists: food, lifestyle, fashion & beauty
  • Design those stories and pages 
  • Supervise stories through all phases of editorial production, color correction, etc.
  • Manage, communicate with, and inspire team of experienced designers

Job Requirements:

  • Strong creative design and typographic skills
  • Strong editorial food background: a must
  • Must be able to effectively collaborate, communicate, and present: up, down and across multiple positions and departments

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experienced magazine Art Director or Creative Director
  • Skilled in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Experience designing, managing, or overseeing digital editions or web: a strong plus

Position: Art Director

Type of Job: Creative Direction, Art Direction, Design

City: New York City

Region: New York

Duration: This is a full-time freelance position, with strong possibility for full-time staff.

About Our Company: We inspire and guide the healthier choices that transform lives. We meet our members where they are and leverage the latest nutritional and behavioral science to help them eat healthier, move more, and shift their mindset. We are a purpose-driven organization and we understand how to create community and deliver personalized services to help our members throughout every step of their journey. 

We have more than 50 years of history and trust to build on, and we are leveraging technology, community, and behavior science to help more people around the world reach their goals. Our approach is science-based and evidence proven to help people lose weight and develop healthy habits to live life fully.

Company: Weight Watchers International

Contact Name: Ed Melnitsky

Contact Email:

How to Apply: Email resume and samples (or link) to Must put “ART DIRECTOR SPD” as the subject, or email will not be opened.


Freelance Editorial Designer, Vanity Fair

Job Description: Vanity Fair’s art department will be redesigning sections of the magazine in the upcoming months. Looking for a freelancer(s) to start as soon as possible. This position is full-time and cannot work remotely.

We are in need of someone to simultaneously help with the workload of the current monthly issue, but also be able to experiment on layouts for future issues. Applicants should be knowledgeable and interested in the Vanity Fair brand, with a passion for journalism and storytelling. 

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of editorial design experience
  • Excellent type and design sensibilities
  • Proficient in InDesign and K4; knowledgeable of Photoshop, Illustrator a plus
  • Strong time-management skills: projects across the VF brand present themselves weekly (events, marketing, web)
  • Collaboration with the Creative Director and team throughout the monthly print cycle; must be a team player and a self-starter
  • Finding and commissioning illustrators

Position: Freelance Editorial Designer

Type of Job: Design

City: New York

Region: New York

Duration: Full-time, freelance, onsite

About Our Company: Vanity Fair features in-depth reporting, gripping narratives, and world-class photography, plus heaping doses of Oscar-blogging, royal-watching, and assorted guilty pleasures. Every month, the magazine commissions the best writers and photographers to explain the pressing issues of the day and take the pulse of the culture. Vanity Fair consistently delivers crucial reporting on business and finance, domestic politics and world affairs, even as it covers the very best in arts and entertainment.

Company: Vanity Fair

Contact Email:

Contact Name: Alison Lenert

How to Apply: To apply, please send your resume and website to