Associate Art Director

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 28, 2012
Closes
Oct 28, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
Associate Art Director
IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. We publish technical journals, sponsor conferences, develop technology standards, and support the professional interests of more than 400,000 members. IEEE creates an environment where members collaborate on world-changing technologies – from computing and sustainable energy systems, to aerospace, communications, robotics and healthcare – to engineer a better tomorrow.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Support the overall design esthetics established by the Senior Art Director for IEEE Spectrum and The Institute properties
•Work with Senior Art Director and Deputy Art Director in fine-tuning current design of print and online products. Assist in the establishment and enforcement of deadlines and procedures.
•Set up and run art meetings with editorial staff.
•Design 2 Spectrum features and the front-of-book departments section monthly, as assigned by the Senior Art Director.
•Assign and provide art direction to freelance illustrators and photographers as needed. Administer contracts and paperwork between such contractors and IEEE Spectrum.
•Sketch out ideas and layouts of information graphics for technical illustrators.
•Assist Senior and Deputy Art Directors in creating special reports for print and online editions as well as landing pages re-engineering technical illustrations for multimedia use.
•Provide ongoing art direction for Spectrum’s Facebook presence by formatting and uploading monthly feature spreads to Facebook site.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Undergraduate degree in graphic design, media/journalism or related art/design field
•6-7 years related work experience
•Strong creative skills, including page design and conceptualization of complex technical information.
•Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work within pre-determined budgets and schedules
•Knowledge of graphic design, prepress technology and trends in online and print publishing thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge)

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k) plan with company match, a defined contribution retirement plan, a tuition reimbursement program, flexible spending accounts, company paid life insurance, and a business casual dress code. Please apply online by going to this URL: https://home.eease.com/recruit2/?id=1431331&t=1. Only those resumes that go through the URL from the web address will be considered. NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Visit www.ieee.org to view details about open positions in one of our four offices:
Los Alamitos, CA; New York City; Piscataway, NJ & Washington, DC.

The IEEE is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.


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