Junior Designer

Afar Media
San Francisco, California
Competitive annual salary+bonus, travel, health, dental, 401k, flexible work arrangements
Jan 04, 2017
Metro Area
San Francisco
Full Time

AFAR Media is seeking an eager and enthusiastic junior designer to support the three tiers of the art department; design, photo and digital, with the majority of their projects and responsibilities supporting design and about a quarter spent supporting digital and photo.


-Responsible for concepting, researching, designing front of book (FOB) and back of book magazine pages, and seeing them through completion

-Responsible for preparing files for pre-press

-Responsible for keeping the magazine issue planning layouts and art space up-to-date and tidy.

-Assist Art Director and Creative Director with any daily responsibilities and tasks as assigned


- Support design for all web projects

- Assist in creating interactive prototypes in InVision

- Create animated gifs


-Contribute to content for all digital needs : Assist with Instagram (posting, managing imagery, creating original content, concepting/producing videos), producing short and long form videos for online, researching and sourcing imagery for various digital needs

- Hone their visual understanding of what makes a good photograph for the AFAR brand

-Assist with photo shoot production: oversee merchandise and propping

Required skills:

-BFA or equiv in Graphic Design

- Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere and Illustrator

(Other Adobe CC programs, Sketch and InVision are not required but are a plus!)

-Must have the ability to work under tight deadlines and limited budgets, and manage multiple projects at once

-Must have strong attention to detail

-Must have excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills

-Interest in working across media platforms- print, video, photo, UX

Please submit cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio.