Assistant Art Director

May 09, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
Christina Zahn
Full Time
The Assistant Art Director serves as one of several editorial staffers on a monthly national magazine with 3 million-plus readers. Under the guidance of the Creative Director and Art Director, the Assistant Art Director is responsible for designing front-of-book and back-of-book pages, along with some feature design, and directing photography and illustration.

The ideal candidate has a strong portfolio of work showing a keen eye for typography, grid structure and storytelling, with an ability to juggle many tasks simultaneously under deadline pressure. Attention to detail is a must.

Education:Bachelors degree in graphic design or equivalent
Experience: 2+ years in magazine publishing or related design field
Skills:Grid-based page layout, art direction (photo and illustration), typography and typographic hierarchies, strong reading skills, strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be highly collaborative and able to work confidently with other designers and editors. Expert knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.


•Design magazine departments and some features
•Assign photography and illustration to consistent high standards
•Contain publication within budget and deadline constraints
•Work closely with an editorial team

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All other applicants will be ignored.

No phone calls please.
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