Assistant Art Director, Magazine Design

Nov 15, 2013
Dec 15, 2013
Ms. Julie Curtis
Full Time
To assist the Design/Photography Director, Design Director and Associate Art Director in creating and shipping 30 magazines/per year... including all four titles:
Connecticut Cottages & Gardens (CTC&G), Hamptons Cottages & Gardens (HC&G), New York Cottages & Gardens (NYC&G), San Francisco Cottages & Gardens (SFC&G).
Looking for a team player with a good design-eye and sensibility to the Home & Garden, Shelter Magazine subject matter. Responsibilities include: Assisting in the creation of Indesign Templates, Style Sheets, and Libraries. Work with the Design Directors in defining the photo and art direction for individual stories and follow through on creating inviting monthly department
pages. Creating and circulating approval PDFS. Logging incoming high res images and making Contact Sheets. Act as backup to the Production Manager by learning to upload high res PDFS to the printer. Assist in performing administrative duties; issuing contracts to illustrators or photographers, scanning/faxing if needed, transferring images to the Color Separator's FTP Site.

Minimum 2 - 3 years experience in an art and production department for a consumer magazine. Proficiency in Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator is a plus.
Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines. BS or BFA in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Communications. Ability to work and concentrate in an open space environment.
Extremely organized and detail-oriented. Please provide a link to your portfolio or samples along with your application.

No phone calls, please.

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