Art / Design / Photo Assistant (Entry Level)
Westchester Magazine seeks a full-time, permanent art/photo assistant to help the creative directors with both art/design and photo sourcing needs. NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES GRAPHIC DESIGN SKILLS/EXPERIENCE, AND PROFICIENCY USING INDESIGN. THIS IS NOT A STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER POSITION.The ideal candidate will possess solid design and photography skills, excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills; be adept at prioritizing; be web savvy and resourceful in conducting research to obtain the necessary images; be capable of working quickly and efficiently in an atmosphere of continuous deadlinesPrimary duties and responsibilities: •Updating page layouts and designs, making necessary art corrections•Completing the layouts and designs of some pages for the creative directors.•Stepping in to complete designs and layouts when one of the creative directors is absent.•Scouting and sourcing photos and images from outside entities•Coordinating and scheduling photo shoots, and helping with the logistics of shoots•Taking photographs of products, food, places, etc., as neededREQUIRED SKILLS: •Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge)•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)•Impeccable written and verbal communication skills and polished phone manner•Digital photography•A good visual eye with the ability to discern what would be the best, most appropriate, and most visually appealing photos and images for the stories.No phone calls. This is NOT a telecommuting position. NO relocation assistance is provided. There is very limited public transportation available; candidates must be able to commute to our offices in Rye, NY (Westchester County)PLEASE READ THIS JOB AD CAREFULLY. DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU MEET ALL OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION.