Associate Art Director

Location
Greensboro
Posted
Mar 04, 2013
Closes
Apr 03, 2013
Contact
Christina Zahn
Category
Advertising, Design, Other
Duration
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for assisting Art Director with design, layout and production of bimonthly magazine (seven versions with both print and digital editions) with 2.5 million readers. Must be able to communicate effectively, conceptualize ideas for photography and illustration assignments, and supervise photographers and illustrators.

Experience:
Minimum of 4 years experience in a design-related field, including publishing,marketing or advertising.


Skills:
Must have solid design skills. Proficient in InDesign, comfortable in Photoshop
and Illustrator. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to manage deadlines, budget limitations and stress.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
•Read and understand editorial content
•Help assign and art direct photo shoots
•Supervise and manage freelance illustrators
•Design magazine departments and features
•Communicate with editors and contribute to editorial content
•In conjunction with the Photo Editor, photo research stories, both on stock websites and through independent sources
•Produce clean, error-free (or with extremely minimal errors) print-ready layouts
•Design layouts and functionality for digital editions
•Archiving of past issues

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Occasional evening work and occasional off-site work on location for photo shoots and prop shopping (car required for latter).



WORKING CONDITIONS:
General office environment

No phone calls please.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer m/f/d/v