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Publication or Company Rodale
Job Title Art Director
Industry Book Publishing, Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing, Web Development
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Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Emmaus, PA
Job Requirements Rodale is currently seeking an experienced, motivated and talented Art Director to join Prevention magazine's award winning art team and to contribute his/her skills to developing the overall vision for the brand in the magazine format. This position is a unique opportunity to be hands on with the innovative content that has established Prevention as the world's leading health and fitness publication. The candidate will be a self starter, have a collaborative work style, positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. The position is located in Emmaus, PA.


Responsibilities include:

-Working closely with the Creative Director, Prevention Brand, designing features, departments and service packages, contributing towards the continued modernization and evolution of the Prevention brand.
-Assist the creative team in continuously evolving the magazine's design, planning and executing feature layouts, assigning illustration and working with the production and pre-press staffs
-Concept ideas and visuals for all sections of the book, with focus on particular areas as directed by Creative Director.
-Working collaboratively with editors and outside contributors in order to ensure full understanding and accurate representation of story ideas and information
-Create exciting info-graphics, charts, logos, small illustrations, and visual explanations.
-Effectively implement strong type sensibility, excellent aptitude for visual story telling as well as service packaging and a passion for what is going on within the design world.
-Occasional art direction of special editions, additional publications, collateral materials as needed.


Qualifications:

-Minimum five years magazine experience
-Adherence to tight budget and firm schedules a must
-A passion and experience in visualizing and art directing shoots, including food shoots as necessary.
-Great attention to detail, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
-An ability to collaborate with Creative Director, design staff and a team of photo editors and editors as well as to be a self starter in getting projects off the ground and taking initial concepts forward to a highly polished product.
-An enthusiasm for, and connections with, an extensive list of illustrators and photographers.
-An excellent knowledge of the key Adobe CS software and content management [K4] set up.
About Our Company About Rodale Inc.

Rodale is a global lifestyle company with a mission to inspire and enable people to improve their lives and the world around them. Through a broad portfolio of award-winning media properties, Rodale engages with more than 70 million people around the world through multiple distribution channels, including magazines, books, online, mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, and video. Rodale publishes some of the best-known health and wellness lifestyle magazine brands, including Men's Health, Prevention, Women's Health, Runner's World, Bicycling, Running Times, and Organic Gardening, and is one of the largest independent book publishers in the United States with a collection of bestselling titles that include Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite, The Kind Diet, Eat This, Not That! and The Honest Life. Widely regarded as a digital leader in the healthy living space with properties such as Fitbie.com and RODALE'S, a new eco-luxury online store, the company continues to find new ways to connect with audiences across developing technologies. The company is also an established leader in direct-response marketing with more than 27 million active customers in its database. To learn more about Rodale, visit www.rodaleinc.com.
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