Art Director

New York - SoHo
Jul 27, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
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Full Time
Responsibilities: Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing and media company, has a corporate mission of instilling the love of reading and learning for lifelong pleasure in all children.
Recognizing that literacy is the cornerstone of a child's intellectual, personal and cultural growth, for more than 90 years, Scholastic has created quality products and services that educate, entertain and motivate children. For more information, please visit our website at:

Scholastic is currently seeking a: Art Director for Scholastic Parent & Child magazine

Key Responsibilities:
- Responsible and accountable to produce, direct and manage the creative process of art department for Parent&Child

- set up, organize, manage and direct photo-shoots for main features (cover, cover story) and main departments

- consistently improving the visual content to support editorial material as well as marketing and sales to increase revenue and improve margin

- multitasking and managing design, production, photo edit/research and color review and analysis

- negotiate with vendors to secure best rates for photography and illustration

- monitor and manage budget of design department

- hire freelance designers and production designers as needed

- map the pages of magazine, accommodating the need of both editorial and marketing

- conceive, contribute to, and develop design ideas for digital versions of Parent & Child

- work with editors to take layouts from conception through finished design to attract advertisers

Qualifications: Requirements/ Skills:

- five to ten years of art or design experience on consumer magazines

- thorough knowledge of typography, photography, and printing

- knowledge of various computer design packages, such as CS5, Adobe Suite, etc.

- ability to work closely with editors

- open, collaborative attitude

- knowledge of prepress, color-correction processes

- be highly creative

- excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- have an interest in social media

- experience with digital platforms, including websites and apps

Applications are only accepted through our Online Career Center.

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