Art Director

Employer
Location
Springfield
Posted
Dec 03, 2012
Closes
Jan 02, 2013
Contact
Ms. Christine Frazee
Duration
Full Time
SpaceNews, the leading media company in the space and satellite industry, is seeking an art director to lead cross platform upgrades in print, online and in person. This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on a leading business-to-business publication.

This position is responsible for maintaining day-to-day production for the paper and website. The Art Director will oversee work-flow and will interface with the sales, circulation, production and editorial departments. In addition, the Art Director must have a professional-level understanding across all aspects of production processes related to publication and printing.

Major Responsibilities, Duties and Authority:
•Develop and manage the overall brand appearance for all uses in the paper, website and at events.
•Ensure adherence to style for the brand in all forms.
•Page design and layout for the paper and website.
•Prepare, manage and enhance photos and other images for use in print and online.
•Design and development of house ads and marketing materials.
•Ad trafficking for the weekly paper.

Job Specifications
Extensive knowledge of pre-press, and the ability to source and advise on best materials and processes for a given project. Must be energetic and self-motivated, organized and detail oriented and have excellent follow-up skills.

Education:
Graphic Arts Degree from an accredited school or a related course of study.
Other Formal Training:
Graphic arts, computer programs and troubleshooting. Excellent knowledge of Mac and PC graphic software.


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