Art Director/Designer Responsibilities

Employer
Location
Portland
Posted
Jul 22, 2014
Closes
Aug 21, 2014
Contact
Molly McGill
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
MUST HAVE SKILLS
• Master at adobe InDesign, Photoshop (illustrator a plus)
• Editorial / Page design and layout
• Photo editing
• Print design experience
• Knowledge of pre-press workflow
• Strong sense for branding and consistency
• Expert eye for typography
• Competent photography skills a huge plus
•High standard for personal performance and professional accountability


RESPONSIBILITIES
• Designing or perfecting EVERY page of the book
• Completing the visual / physical production of every issue (ie. getting the book done on deadline, even of it means late nights and copious amounts of coffee)
• Visually telling every story and article
• Collaborating with other team members
• Overseeing the proofing process
• Directing art assistant
• Maintaining deadline and production schedule
• Constant awareness of printing and requirements (color, type size, etc.)

Education/Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Art or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience
• Ability to balance great design with tight deadlines
• Must be well-organized and self motivated for multiple simultaneous projects
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to accept creative criticism and to implement requested changes to design and layout when necessary

Please send us a cover letter with salary requirements, as well as resume, and portfolio links.


Please send us your resume along with a cover letter. Thanks!

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