Publication Art Director

New York City, New York
Salary based on Exerience, Paid HC, Summer hours
Apr 19, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

A NYC based B to B media company, The Architect’s Newspaper, is seeking a full-time print publication designer. You will be responsible for Planning and constructing layouts for The Architect’s Newspaper and AN Interior magazines. We need someone that is pro-active and understands maintaining brand integrity. This role is highly deadline-driven, so the ability to manage time and workflow are extremely important. The Art Director must also be available to oversee other designers and strategize the development of other in-house projects.

The Art Director is responsible for:

Planning and constructing layouts for 12X magazines a year. Responsible for accuracy of all editorial and advertiser art and up to printing standards. The position also requires archiving and backing up all digital and physical files. Must know scan high-resolution images and create vector art. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, primarily in InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver. A basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Power Point are also desired. Should demonstrate attention to detail and have a strong eye for typography. Communicate with our printers to ensure files are delivered promptly and with impeccable results. A knowledge of HTML and CSS is necessary to build, send, and populate email newsletters. A familiarity with print production, color correction, and the post scripting process is preferable. Strong typography skills


The ideal candidate has:

Strong design skills and ability to follow established design standards Hybrid designer: print and digital Excellent communication skills up, down and across the organization. Established problem solving proficiency with the ability to collaborate within a team environment as well as develop concepts independently. Minimum 3 years’ experience as a print designer Strong ability to present creative work Clear and professional communication skills Bachelor’s Degree in Art Design/Advertising

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