Art Director - Editorial

Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Competitive annual salarly plus a flexible PTO plan and benefits
Posted
Jun 03, 2019
Metro Area
Houston
Duration
Full Time

The Sunday Edit is looking for an experienced senior editorial designer for its print publication. The ideal candidate will be driven, hard-working, and creative. The candidate must be collaborative, yet self-sufficient. They must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, take direction, work independently and adhere to quick-turn around deadlines. They will be responsible for two issues a year. This role is based in Houston, TX and will report to the Editorial Director and CEO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop creative identity for The Sunday Edit bi-annual print magazine, quarterly print limited edition publications (sleep journals, travel handbooks, etc), as well as playing a role in the digital SR Edit look and feel. Create and design dynamic editorial pages (feature stories, packages, and front- and back-of-book pages) for the print magazine and our print publication offshoots.
  • Design and create innovative, visually engaging, and on-brand illustrations, charts, maps, infographics, etc. From creating and storyboarding ideas, to managing them through to publication including concept, on set art direction and design execution.
  • Find ways to tell stories graphically and in unconventional and non-linear ways.
  • Manage individual page production, pagination and shipping.
  • Partner with Editorial Director, Creative Producer, and the Edit team on story development and visual concepts, including cover art.
  • Works with Creative Producer to create new and original content by prop shopping and helping style location shoots.
  • Works with pre-press vendor to review color correction.
  • Work within budget and on time with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Ability to work efficiently while juggling multiple responsibilities and assignments under strict deadlines.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and new ideas and have the ability to interpret these into relevant creative.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of experience in print publication
  • Experience in digital design and After Effects a plus

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