Art Director

Sep 26, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
Human Resources
Design, Publishing
Full Time
Crain’s Cleveland Business, Northeast Ohio’s premier source of business news, is seeking a dynamic, visionary Art Director who can give our brand a level of design excellence that matches the quality of our award-winning content.

The Art Director will be an expert in visual storytelling. He or she will be able to work with our talented newsroom team to plan, design and produce high-impact editorial pages, compelling infographics and other related editorial content – both in print and on digital platforms -- that will drive reader engagement and tell stories in interesting, new and unique ways. This includes executing designs and preparing graphics for optimal delivery for web sites, mobile devices and apps.


· Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience.

· Significant publication design experience, including page design/layout and the creation of graphics and infographics.

· Ability to work collaboratively with reporters, editors and other staff.

· Mastery in InDesign, Illustrator, HTML and CSS-based design templates. Proficiency in Photoshop. Experience in Flash-based design, Java Script and Shockwave is preferred.

· Photo and illustration sourcing skills.

· Work with developers to create sketches, wireframes and mockups to design and prototype interactive applications.


With a weekly print publication, a robust website, almost a dozen email newsletters, and nine signature events, Crain’s Cleveland Business reaches a weekly audience of more than 160,000 local professionals. It is owned by Crain Communications Inc., an industry leader and one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 30 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia. The company’s 850 employees in 11 locations produce exciting publications, digital products, events, marketing services, custom publishing, lead generation and research and data products to help its millions of readers and clients succeed.

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