Associate Art Director

New York
Jan 31, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
Human Resources
Design, Publishing
Full Time
Niche Media is looking for a driven Associate Art Director to join our high-performing New York team. The primary duties for this position include the following:

•Work directly with edit team to layout pages.
•Delegate layout of different sections to other designers/junior designers in the department.
•Work closely with edit on design and layout for each page.
•Manage layout routing for respective magazines.
•Work directly with imaging department on color correction, silo’s, etc. to in preparation for printing.
•Formulate basic layout design concept and conduct research to select and secure suitable illustrative material, or conceive and assign production of material and detail to artists.
•Review, approve, and present final layouts to Creative Director for approval.
•Perform duties of Graphic Designer to design art layouts.
•Mark up, paste up, and finish layouts to prepare layouts for printing.
•Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum three years of magazine design experience, preferably with a weekly consumer magazine
•Mac proficiency with strong software skills in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
•Ability to handle stress, juggle numerous challenges simultaneously, be a creative problem solver and excel in entrepreneurial environment.

Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic deadline driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: and indicate “Associate Art Director” in the subject field.


No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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