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.


  • 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:


  • 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

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