Art Director

Location
New York
Posted
May 06, 2013
Closes
Jun 05, 2013
Contact
Shannon Metzger
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Art Director

Responsibilities:
• Work directly with edit team to layout pages and design elements of our websites, including designing entire websites under the guidance of the Creative Director.
• Delegate layout of different sections and website channels to other designers/junior designers in the department.
• Work closely with edit on design and layout for each page.
• Work directly with production 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 five years of magazine and site design experience.
• Mac proficiency with strong software skills in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. HTML knowledge is a bonus.
• 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. Please submit resumes and portfolio links to jobs@complex.com with the subject "Art Director."

No phone calls please. Regrettably we will not be able to respond to all applicants.

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