Art Director

Location
Portland
Posted
Aug 01, 2014
Closes
Aug 31, 2014
Contact
Donna Goddu
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Art Director, SagaCity Media, Portland, OR
SagaCity Media has an immediate opening in its Portland office for an art director to work on a range of award-winning magazines dedicated to exceptional editorial and design.

The art director will work as part of a team to maintain standards for all art content—design, photography, illustration, and layout—for a number of SagaCity’s publications in our Custom Media and Mountain Media divisions. Duties include assigning, producing, or sourcing photography and illustration; designing magazine pages; and developing maps, charts, and other information graphics. The candidate must have the ability to conceive and execute original designs, a keen eye for photography, exceptional typography skills, and fastidious attention to detail. The art director must be able to work effectively with external and internal clients, manage workflow with firm deadlines, and work in daily collaboration with internal editorial, production, and design teams.

Experience: Qualified candidates should have at least 5 years of experience art directing or designing for travel, national, or regional consumer magazines and demonstrable experience managing budgets and directing photo shoots. The ideal candidate will be zealous about producing compelling and innovative editorial design.

Skills: Education and technical background must include expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite, as well as extensive knowledge and stylish use of type, photography, and illustration. Best candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or similar field and bring outstanding conceptual and organizational skills to a fast-paced workplace.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, résumé, and PDFs or links to relevant samples to jobs@sagacitymedia.com and put “Art Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, résumé, and PDFs or links to relevant samples to jobs@sagacitymedia.com and put “Art Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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