Art Director

Location
Boston
Posted
Jan 09, 2014
Closes
Feb 08, 2014
Contact
Ms. Brittany Jasnoff
Category
Design, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Boston magazine is looking for an art director who will be responsible for the overall look of the Boston magazine brand, spanning print, digital, and social media. S/he will collaborate with, supervise, and inspire a three-person art staff to create a magazine each month that is visually inviting, provocative, and appealing to a broad audience. S/he will also oversee the home design quarterly and the twice-annual weddings magazine. Job responsibilities include: • Working closely with the editors to conceive and execute eye-catching covers that will sell • Clearly communicating assignments to contributing photographers, illustrators, and graphic artists • Finding ways to tell stories graphically and in unconventional and non-linear ways • Leading brainstorming sessions, suggesting heds and deks, and developing story and package ideas • Nurturing and cultivating a deep roster of contributing photographers, illustrators and graphic artists • Directing photo shoots as appropriate. • Mentoring a young and eager team of in-house designers.

Job Requirements: • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator CS5 • Good humor, superior organizational skills, and courage to break rules and buck trends. • At least seven years' design experience, preferably in magazines.


Include cover letter, resume, and work samples. No phone calls, please.

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