Art Director

Location
Washington
Posted
Apr 30, 2010
Closes
May 30, 2010
Contact
Express, Express Art Director Job
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
Express, The Washington Post Co.'s daily commuter newspaper, is seeking an Art Director to produce daily news and feature pages, special sections and section covers under the direction of the Design Director. The ideal candidate will have experience overseeing a team of designers and working with editors, photographers and illustrators.

A desirable candidate will be able to:

Present Express editorial content to the paper's audience in innovative and engaging ways within Express' established look and feel

Collaborate effectively with the Design Director, staff photographer and a team of editors while assisting the Design Director in overseeing the design staff

Produce clean and engaging news pages and news covers as well as design-intensive features spreads, special sections and feature covers in a variety of subjects including entertainment, fashion and sports

Contribute ideas about both design and content during editorial meetings

Keep up in a very fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

Job requirements include at least three to five years of editorial design experience with a newspaper or magazine. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite is a must. Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations and a link to your online portfolio or no more than 10 work samples to design@readexpress.com.

Applications without salary expectations will not be considered.

Express is produced Monday through Friday and reaches an average of 300,000 readers daily. Issues can be viewed online at expressnightout.com.


No phone calls, please.

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