Art Director - Muscle and Fitness Magazine

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 01, 2013
Closes
Dec 01, 2013
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Muscle & Fitness magazine is seeking an Art Director with exceptional design and organizational skills. He/she will be responsible for maintaining a powerful creative vision for our worldwide brand. That vision needs to be carried out not just through our print edition, but online, and in our mobile app as well. The ideal candidate will understand when less is more, be facile in typography, and have a portfolio that exhibits an eye for strong photography. The Art Director oversees a designer and a photo editor as he/she manages a small, nimble, efficient team that interacts with the editorial and ad sales teams regularly. The environment is positive and collaborative, and the pace is fast. Creativity is encouraged, as is an ability to take direction from the Creative Director and Editor in Chief.

Qualifications:

- A minimum of 8 years of magazine design experience
- Thorough knowledge of InDesign and K4 and working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
- Must have extensive photoshoot experience and a relationship with top photographers
- Comfortable working alone and in a collaborative situation
- Must be a great designer and conceptual thinker with strong attention to detail
- Must understand the Muscle & Fitness vision and be able to implement it across a variety of mediums
- An interest in and knowledge of exercise/fitness is preferred


Please be sure to send resume and salary requirements when applying for this position.

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