Associate Art Director

May 06, 2013
Jun 05, 2013
Mr. George Sass
Full Time
The position will join our editorial design team in Essex, Connecticut and will be the design leader for an eight time a year nautical consumer magazine and a monthly B-B publication. The ideal candidate will possess strong intellectual curiosity, and must be a conceptual, strategic team player with a proven record of producing beautifully designed pages. A qualified candidate will have five years of experience in design and production at a consumer magazine. Must have four-year degree.

Must-have skills include:
• Solid typographic skills.
• An understanding of creative development and the design process within an editorial vision to ensure the final product is on brand for the target audience across all platforms.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
• Knowledge of print production.
• Strong working knowledge of web technologies and standards.
• Working knowledge of file transfers and portable media.
• Ability to work closely with the editorial team and brainstorm on feature stories, departments, and the brand evolution.
• Accepts that every issue must be better than the previous issue.
• Ability to commission high-level photography and illustrations.
• Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
• Boating knowledge not mandatory, but preferred, or an affinity for the outdoor lifestyle.
• Flexible with last minute projects

Technology Requirements: Proficient in most current versions of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

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