Creative Director

Palm Springs
Nov 28, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
Joseph Hinman
Design, Publishing
Full Time
Creative Director
Desert Publications Inc., publisher of Palm Springs Life and more than 20 other regional lifestyle and visitor publications and digital products, seeks a Creative Director to oversee design and production of print and digital products, marketing collaterals, commercial graphic design and digital printing.

The successful candidate will manage editorial, advertising, marketing and commercial art directors and lead the companys transition to digital design for web, email blasts and mobile apps.

The Creative Director will:

* Provide oversight and management to all design
* Help designers parlay their print skills into the digital realm
* Synchronize the planning, design and production of all publications and marketing initiatives to ensure consistent branding and trade dress across all media
* Position the commercial graphics team to create revenue streams in digital, print and digital printing services.
* Manage creative assets, including trademarks, photography archive, etc.
* Have at least five years of experience in the training, management, and creative direction for design staff.

This Creative Director must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) and have experience publishing platforms for mobile media.

Stellar work samples and desire to live in the Palm Springs area will factor into our hire.

This is a full-time, salaried position. EOE. Send cover letter, resume, and samples work to include any digital accomplishments URLs to Steven Biller, Editorial Director, Desert Publications Inc., P.O. Box 2724, Palm Springs, CA 92263.

Salary history and requirements, please. Include cover letter or note and work samples as noted above. Local candidates preferred. Relocation expenses are NOT included. No Phone Calls Please.

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