Assistant Art/Production Director

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 10, 2014
Closes
May 10, 2014
Contact
Ms. Joey Bouchard
Duration
Full Time
BizBash is looking for a creative, energetic art/production staffer to contribute to our magazine and website for the event industry.

Candidates should have two or more years of experience in an art department at a print publication (magazine/newspaper) or website. This position combines technical and creative work, and includes photo production as well as design.

Job duties include:

* Designing magazine pages and Web graphics.
* Color correcting and formatting all photos for our magazine, and coordinating and trafficking photos between the photo department and the art director in time to meet all magazine deadlines.
* Helping to traffic layouts and make text and art changes.
* Assisting the art director with in-house marketing, branding, and social media graphics, as well as other tasks for the marketing, digital operations, and production departments.

Essential skills and qualifications include:

* Two or more years of experience in an art department at a print publication (magazine/newspaper) or website.
* A strong understanding of publication design, scheduling, and print production.
* Excellent typography skills and attention to detail, and an intuitive sense of proportion, layout, and composition.
* Digital image manipulation skills, and solid Photoshop and InDesign knowledge and experience.
* The ability to work creatively and in a timely and organized fashion under deadline pressure.
* DSLR photography skills preferred.
* Experience with HTML5/CSS (some familiarity with JQuery) a plus

To apply, please email art director Joey Bouchard (joeyb@bizbash.com) with a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio with no more than 12 digital examples of previous work you feel is relevant to this position. A link to a portfolio website is also acceptable.

To apply, please email art director Joey Bouchard (joeyb@bizbash.com) with a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio with no more than 12 digital examples of previous work you feel is relevant to this position. A link to a portfolio website is also acceptable.