Design Director

Location
Boston
Posted
Mar 20, 2014
Closes
Apr 19, 2014
Contact
Ms. Brittany Jasnoff
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Boston magazine is looking for a design 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: • Creating original layouts for the magazine’s features and departments • Working closely with the editors to conceive and execute eye-catching covers • Leading brainstorming sessions, suggesting heds and deks, and developing story and package ideas • Cultivating and nurturing 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 CC • Good humor, superior organizational skills, and courage to break rules and buck trends • At least seven years' design experience, preferably in magazine layout.

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

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