Art Director Allrecipes

Employer
Location
Des Moines
Posted
Aug 02, 2013
Closes
Sep 01, 2013
Duration
Full Time
Has direct responsibility for the visual appeal/direction of Allrecipes magazine, making it visually unique within the food category. Ensures that the graphic design and production of all issues is completed according to the budget, production schedule, and standards of quality established by the EIC. Responsible for the day-to-supervision of all art staff members within the group.

Essential Job Functions

60% - Has direct responsibility for the visual appeal of all magazines. Ensures that the graphic design and production of all issues is completed according to the budget, production schedule, and standards of quality established by the EIC. Has direct responsibility for the art staff, including design assignments, training opportunities, and location and studio photography.
30% - Approves or rejects final art materials, including photography and illustrations. Participates in issue planning sessions and works closely with the Editorial Director.
10% - Manages the Freelance Design budget and hires freelance designers as needed. Plans and manages the art staff travel budget and makes all travel assignments for the art staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
B.A. degree or four years graphic design school training or equivalent work experience.

Experience:
Minimum 8 years design experience in magazine or associated fields, including four years management experience.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Prior experience in food category a plus.

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