Associate Art Director

Location
Washington
Posted
Dec 05, 2007
Closes
Jan 04, 2008
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
National Geographic, a leading multi-media scientific and educational organization located in Washington, DC, is seeking an Associate Art Director to work closely with Design Director and art staff to create fresh, exciting designs for NG Kids, NG Little Kids, and prototypes of future adult-oriented magazines; develop design-driven pages and treatments for features, departments, and sections—and lend ideas for the creation of promotional material for the magazines; prepare all files to the highest, most accurate production standards, keeping cost-saving techniques in mind at all times; work closely with editorial teams to maintain superior levels of communication.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Design or related field; 5-7 years design experience with high-end magazine, preferably published nationally. Excellent design skills with emphasis in typography; strong page layout ideas; superior technical, organizational and communication skills; understanding of Mac operating system; thorough knowledge of Quark XPress, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and pre-press techniques used in 4-color magazine production. Must be able to assist in the training of InDesign to NG Kids staffers.

To learn more about the National Geographic Society and to apply, visit www.nationalgeographic.com/jobs.

In addition to applying online, please send resume, 3 PDF samples of your work, and salary requirements to jhalling@ngs.org. No phone calls, please.
EOE

To be considered, please apply online at www.nationalgeographic.com/jobs

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