Job Description: Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious designer for its creative department. For 50 plus years, the award-winning city magazine for the Washington DC area has been a home for groundbreaking feature writing, essential service journalism, and arresting visual storytelling. We're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, designing in a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, and staff photographers.
Official responsibilities include:
working closely with and collaborating with the Creative Director designing new solutions for Front of the Book
designing compelling well and department features
collaborating with staff and freelance contributors
manage special projects as needed from concept to execution, including Digital
redesigns, special interest publications, company initiatives, etc.
working with editors on visually-driven story ideas
Unofficial responsibilities include:
Contribute to a freewheeling creative environment where staffers are encouraged to cook up ambitious ideas big and small
inspire and contribute to a talented team of designers and editors wanting to collaborate
setting and maintaining high visual standards; and having a lot of fun while doing so
Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio with designer in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Contact Email: email@example.com Contact Name: Jason Lancaster
BA or BS degree and or 2+ years of editorial design experience
VERY strong multitasking and organizational skills
Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InCopy and InDesign
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, a keen eye for detail
Excellent communication skills and can communicate your ideas in a lively, collaborative environment
BONUS: A passion for bold strong typography, photography and knowledge of all social media platforms
Type of Job: Design
City: Washington DC
Region: Washington DC
Company: Washingtonian Media
About Our Company: Washingtonian is the monthly magazine of the nation's capital. It ranks highly in market penetration among all city and regional magazines, with a paid circulation of 130,000+. The Washingtonian is one of the nation's most respected and successful magazines, winning five National Magazine Awards, as well as SPD and CRMA awards.
Contact Name: Jason Lancaster
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply: Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio with designer in the subject line. No phone calls, please.