Art Director/Women's Health

New York
Sep 27, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
Ms. Julie Smith
Design, Publishing
Full Time
Women's Health magazine is currently seeking a talented Art Director to join our print and tablet design team in the New York City office. This number two position provides a unique opportunity for the ideal designer to be hands on with the service journalism content that has established Women's Health as a leading women's publication and winner of ASME's general excellence award in 2010.

This individual should have the ability to create and maintain consistent brand identity, the skills to excel at working both independently as well as in a collaborative team environment and a passion for design.

Responsibilities include: -Assist creative team in continuously evolving the magazine design -Plan and execute front of book and feature layouts -Assign illustrations -Work closely with production and pre-press staff -Create forward thinking info graphics, charts, logos, small illustrations and visual explanations -Collaborate with Creative Director and a team of photo editors and editors on magazine design and planning -Lead projects and take initial concepts forward to a highly polished product -Oversee pages through to final ship -Backup to Creative Director assuming CD duties as needed -Manage design freelancers and contractors.

The ideal candidate will possess: -Minimum 7 years experience including project management -Sophisticated and modern design sensibility -Extremely organized, meticulous and detailed oriented -Solid understanding of typographic grid structures -Ability to multi-task -Work under tight deadlines (including occasional late nights) -Pro-active and enthusiastic -Posses a strong foundation in CS5 -Knowledge of 4-color process correction and specification.

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