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.