Art Director

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 17, 2012
Closes
Oct 17, 2012
Contact
Judy Koutsky
Duration
Full Time
We are looking for a top-notch art director to lead the design charge for the magazine. Our art director will closely collaborate with editorial and web teams. You will be responsible for conceptualization, design and production of the magazine including photography and illustration research, art direction and photo shoots. Along with KIWI magazine, you will work on company websites, digital editions and various promotional materials, both print and digital based, helping to guide and inform the KIWI brand as we continue to grow.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Management and art direction for all aspects of KIWI magazine
- Establish and manage the creative direction for KIWI magazine
- Layout, design and production of the magazine
- Photo shoot planning, execution and photo editing
- Print and digital promotional materials including design of media kits and in-house ads for KIWI and advertising clients
- Design and execution of iPad and other tablet/mobile devices
- Contribute to design for websites
- Produces creative ideas in a timely, cost-effective manner while maintaining the creative integrity of the KIWI brand
- Manages timelines and critical dates on assigned projects both internally and with vendors
- Works closely with the editorial and web teams

REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor's degree or higher in Graphic Design
- 5 years professional design experience working for a magazine
- Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator software on Mac operating system. Proficiency in Adobe Digital Publishing Suite and Dreamweaver a plus
- Thorough understanding and application of typography
- Can present information in a clear and creative way
- Ability to take an idea from concept through realization based on the content being presented
- Must be able to excel in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
- Ability to properly prepare files for print production
- Must be extremely organized with digital asset management

Include cover letter with resume or you will not be considered. No phone calls or recruiters.

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