Senior Designer, Digital, House Beautiful

Job Description: HOUSE BEAUTIFUL seeks a curious and creative Senior Designer. You are an experienced designer who’s eager to take the lead on our digital platforms (website and social media, etc), as well as design layouts for our magazine. We are one team—print and digital—everyone contributing to the brand as a whole. 

The Senior Designer works alongside editors, photo editors, and digital/social media producers, to create inventive design solutions. You are expected to develop a strong understanding of our digital and print platforms, including their editorial goals and engagement objectives. This is a digital-first position with some print responsibilities.

This position reports to the Design Director and is located in New York City.

Duties 
• Under direction from the Design Director, take the lead on all digital design including an upcoming redesign of HouseBeautiful.com
• As lead designer, work with the Design Director and editorial team to develop top-level visual solutions
• Create digital designs, animations, icons, logos, newsletters and layouts
• Commission original artwork, including illustrations, infographics, icons, and animations 
• Art direct and design FOB and feature layouts

Job Requirements:
• A strong portfolio of work designing across a range of platforms: digital, print, and social.
• Excellent typography and layout skills. 
• 5+ years combined experience working in a digital and print editorial setting is preferred
• Demonstrated experience commissioning original artwork 
• Excellent communication skills 
• Thorough understanding of digital production processes and capabilities.
• Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator 
• Experience using Sketch, HTML, and CSS are a plus 
• Illustration skills are a plus

Type of Job: Design/Illustration/Digital

City: New York, NY

Region: Greater New York Area

Duration: Freelance-to-Full-Time

Company: Hearst/House Beautiful

About Our Company: House Beautiful is the definitive guide to great design. We want our brand to be a meeting place for ideas, from great designers and trustworthy brands—so that our audience feels empowered to make those dreams a reality. Hearst is one of the world's largest media brands with 25 U.S. titles and over 300 international editions.

Contact Name: Marc Davila

Contact Email: Marc.Davila@hearst.com

How to Apply: Send cover letter, résumé, portfolio link, and any other links that showcase your work to Marc.Davila@hearst.com

Art Director, DuJour Media

Job Description: 
- Conceptualize and art-direct photo shoots 
- Design FOB departments and features
- Strong organizational and time management skills; proven ability to juggle multiple projects, plan ahead and hit deadlines
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to talk through editorial ideas in a lively, collaborative environment
- Work with photo department and managing editor to plan and produce photo shoots
- Strong network of industry connections across photography, illustration and infographic designers

Job Requirements:
-Minimum 5-10 years editorial experience
-Experience using InDesign and Photoshop

Type of Job: Design

City: New York

Region: New York

Duration: Full-time

Company: DuJour Media

About Our Company: DuJour is a luxury lifestyle media company celebrating fashion, travel, art, entertainment and culture, reaching the nation’s most affluent and influential readers and communities.

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401K

Contact Name: Kim Peiffer

Contact Email: kim.peiffer@dujour.com

How to Apply: Email resumes to kim.peiffer@dujour.com

Snapchat Discover Designer, The Washington Post

Job Description: The Washington Post’s Emerging News Products team has an immediate opening for a designer to work on our daily Snapchat Discover edition. This role requires a well-rounded visual journalist who has experience working in Adobe After Effects.

Job Requirements: Top applicants are skilled in motion design, typography and conceptual illustration. This visual journalist will be responsible for helping to bring to life traditional stories that have been reimagined for a Snapchat audience. Experience working in a fast-paced and live news environment is critical.

It is essential that this person be a team player who is excited about working in a highly collaborative environment. It also will help to have a spirit of adventure, as we’ll be experimenting with new approaches on emerging platforms. This position will require working a Sunday through Thursday shift.

This position is based in our Washington, D.C., newsroom and is not eligible for remote work.

Type of Job: Digital Editorial Design

City: Washington

Region: DC

Duration: Full-time

Company: The Washington Post

About Our Company: The Washington Post is one of America's major daily newspapers.

Contact Name: Amy King

Contact Email: amy.king@washpost.com

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter explaining your strengths and a portfolio with six examples of recent work to Amy King (amy.king@washpost.com), Chris Barber (chris.barber@washpost.com) and Tracy Grant (tracy.grant@washpost.com) by April 12. Please use the subject line “SNAPCHAT DESIGNER: YOUR NAME.”

Freelance Graphic Designer, Environmental Non-profit

Job Description: The designer creates solutions for a wide variety of channels including social media, web, and print. The candidate will be a person who can access creativity while maintaining brand guidelines throughout all materials she or he creates. This position will report to the Art Director.

Job Requirements:

• 3+ years’ experience in a competitive, deadline-driven, and professional design environment.
• Use Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and techniques to design and produce print and digital content.
• Must possess a definitive creative vision, a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for photography, and strong typography skills.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as the ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Experience in editorial print design and corporate communications.
• Proven ability to conceptualize and design standard communications, including brochures, posters, manuals, annual reports, etc.
• Experience designing graphics for all social media platforms, email newsletters and other forms of digital communications.
• Ability to present all types of data in visual formats including infographics and data visualizations.
• Experience with motion graphics a plus, but not required.
• Conceptualize with art and photography directors and work closely with contributing illustrators.
• Work collaboratively with teams throughout the organization to execute design for various campaigns and projects.
• Strong verbal and written skills required.

Type of Job: Design

City: NYC

Region: New York

Duration: Temporary full-time

Company: Environmental non-profit

Contact Name: Alex Spacher

Contact Email: Bmulligan123@gmail.com

How to Apply: Please email your resume with a link to your online portfolio or website.

Design Director, Domino

Job Description: Domino is looking for a seasoned designer to play a leadership role in the ideation, presentation, and execution of all creative concepts across all channels of the Domino brand. The Design Director is a new position in Domino’s art department reporting to the Executive Creative Director created to engage our passionate community in our digital and social content to a large and growing global audience seeking personal home and style content.

The Design Director will lead the Domino art department in conceptualizing, designing, producing, and executing all visual content for digital and print, and collateral materials for marketing, sales, and events teams. This person will also help build and lead a talented team of designers, editors and photographers to develop creative solutions that drive traffic and engagement to our site.

The Design Director will lead an exciting redesign of the Domino brand across print, digital UX, social and offline experiences.

Domino’s Art Department is responsible for the overall aesthetic of Domino brand which is inclusive of: website, print magazine, promotional programs, advertorials, sales presentations, experiences, and brand partnerships. 

  • Resource these initiatives with agility through a combination of hiring a team, leveraging internal resources and bringing in external experts and partners.

  • Create and elevate the Domino brand creative; helping to develop the look, feel and tone.

  • Work with the Creative Director to curate all creative concepts, photography, design, typography, artistic and styling direction for all creative channels; including traditional print/OOH, web, email, social, video, and mobile marketing initiatives.

  • Develop a creative roadmap for this powerful lifestyle brand that breaks through the noise and positions us globally for continued market leadership.

  • Collaborate within the Marketing and PR teams to develop strategies and implement creative tactics for the brand that translate into direct brand communication and public relations efforts.

  • Work closely with multidisciplinary project teams, particularly Marketing, Tech, Studio Design and Operations.

  • Manage the creative process from concept to completion.

  • Ensure visual communication and brand standards are met.

  • Meet with senior leadership to present campaign strategies and solutions.

  • Oversee, review work and provide feedback to the creative and art team.

  • Remain actively involved in hiring and training creative staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5–7+ years of design experience, preferably with time spent in digital media with experience managing a team. 

  • Strong understanding of social media, digital and print design and an extensive knowledge of digital and UX design. 

  • This qualified candidate should be a well organized self-starter with experience in both the print and digital space an enthusiasm and passion for design with sharp attention to detail and a sophisticated eye for typography and photography. 

  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator is required.

Type of Job: Design

City: New York

Region: New York

Duration: Full-time

Company: Domino

About Our Company: Domino is a multi-platform home and lifestyle media platform and magazine that seeks to empower its audience to bring their personal style home. Domino brings content to life in the areas of home, travel, wellness, entertaining and style.

Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance; 3 Plan options-Insurance is effective on first day of employment

  • Dental / Vision / Rx Drug Insurance

  • Company-paid life and disability insurance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy – 15 Days (to start) & 11 Paid Holidays

  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO) - 2 Days per year

  • 401k Savings Plan plus Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Commuter and Transit Benefits

  • Maternity (16 Paid Weeks) / Paternity (4 Paid Weeks) / Adoption Leave (4 Paid Weeks)

How to Apply: To apply online, please visit our career center at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=5b32900f-bfad-461a-9bd8-3ef0eb4818a5&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US
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Deputy Art Director, Washingtonian

Job Description: Washingtonian is seeking an imaginative, collaborative, and relentlessly ambitious deputy art director for its award winning 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. Under the guidance of the Creative Director we're looking for someone who can help us take the magazine to the next level, creating in a high-caliber team of designers, photo editors, staff photographers and editors. 

  • Responsible for our Home, Taste, Life, and Style, Beauty & Health sections as well as contributing to the Feature section

  • Lead design for special issues including Washingtonian Weddings and Washingtonian Welcome Guide

  • Creating layout options to inform final design of layouts for the issue

  • Pitching and inspiring the creative team with new illustration, photographic, typography, social media ideas

  • Collaborating with design, photo and edit teams

  • Manage and maintain creative intern position 

  • 10% other responsibilities coming up throughout the cycle of an issue

Job Requirements:

  • 4+ years of professional experience in editorial design

  • Strong multitasking + organizational skills+ communication skills

  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InCopy and InDesign

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • A love and passion for editorial design, photography, illustration, and typography

Type of Job: Design

City: Washington

Region: DC

Duration: Full-time

Company: Washingtonian Magazine

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+. 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: designjobs@washingtonian.com

How to Apply: Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with Deputy Art Director in the subject line. No phone calls, please.