Graphic Designer

San Francisco
Jun 12, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Mr. Chloe Harris
Design, Publishing
Full Time
Are you a whip smart, street savvy, stylish urban dweller with a hankering for tasty food, arts and culture, fashion, and the latest Apple gadget? Do you know San Francisco like the back of your hand? Then 7x7 is for you.

Are you a talented graphic designer with great taste and a yen to grow within a small, hands-on creative team? Then you may be our ideal candidate.

7x7 is the city magazine for sophisticated and fashionable San Franciscans with a taste for dining, wining, style, travel, technology, arts, culture and more. We publish 10 issues annually with a circulation of more than 50,000 Bay Area-wide. We are seeking a mid-level graphic designer to work full-time in our SoMa offices.

Layout of front-of-book and back-of-book departments for our monthly magazine, as well as collateral and special issues/supplements including our annual City Guide, biannual Nightlife Guide, Wine Country guides etc.
Work closely with the creative director, photo director, editorial and production departments
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

2-3 years graphic design experience for print publications
Possess sophisticated knowledge of photography, illustration, and typography
Keen eye for type
Detail- and deadline-oriented, 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

If (and only if!) you meet all of these requirements, please submit work samples (no more than 5mb total) or a link to your
online portfolio along with a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to with the subject line GRAPHIC DESIGNER.

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