Art Director

San Francisco
Mar 21, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
Mr. Nicholas Brawley
Design, Publishing
Full Time

Set and maintain the magazine's high standards of design, photography, illustration, and production

Have a right brain/left brain approach that can marry creative integrity with production integrity

Oversee the art departments monthly budget

Work closely with the creative director, photo director, editorial and production departments

Design all front and back of book pages and oversee marketing materials

Assign illustration and assist in photo assignments

Be accustomed to following strict deadlines

Rub elbows and keep positive relationships with photographers and illustrators


Must have minimum 5 years publishing experience in designing or art-directing magazines, newspapers, or books

Possess sophisticated knowledge of photography, illustration, and typography

Advanced layout and typography skills

Detail oriented and highly motivated

A thorough understanding of the publishing process

City or regional magazine experience is preferred, but not required

Proficiency in CS5: InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator

An interest in and knowledge of San Francisco culture

Exceptional organization skills and ability to multi-task

Ability to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment with grace

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7x7 magazine Art Director

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