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Art Director

Mansueto Ventures, New York, NY USA

Work at Mansueto Ventures

Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)

Duration: Full-Time


About the Role

The Art Director is responsible for effectively completing complex design projects which includesthe layout of 6 print issues a year from initial design to print mechanicals, as well as some digitalinitiatives. This role reports to the Creative Director, while working closely with the photo department. Keen organizational skills, reliability and a positive attitude plays an important part in this position.

This position is temporarily remote due to COVID but will require in-office presence once our NYC office reopens.


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Design and production of our flagship publication, Inc. Magazine
  • Help creating innovative layouts, including features. and setting style standards
  • Support creative team developing assets, improving workflow. and meeting goals
  • Commission of original artwork (including illustrations. icons, and animations) within budgets
  • Working with the CD to strengthen and grow the brand identity across all platforms
  • Helping to evolve a cohesive identity for the Inc. brand.
  • Propose and iterate on design concepts for print and digital as needed
  • Participates in idea-generating team sessions
  • What We’re Looking For
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience creating layouts for design-centric, visual print publications and building design systems
  • Understanding of complex type hierarchies and systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, lnDesign, and Illustrator
  • Strong attention to detail (particularly when it comes to typography)
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable within the digital space
  • Ability to be flexible and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A highly creative, forward-thinking, innovative mindset
  • Positive, reliable, and motivated worth ethic
  • About Mansueto Ventures

    About Us

    As the publisher of both Inc. and Fast Company, Mansueto Ventures is home to two of the most iconic and vibrant brands in the world of business publications. Every day, the content, awards and events we produce help entrepreneurs and innovators succeed. All provide useful insights, spark essential conversations and provide much needed inspiration.

    Fast Company is the world’s leading business innovation brand, with a focus on ground-breaking progress in technology, leadership, social impact, creativity, and design. Written for and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company inspires readers to think expansively, lead with purpose, embrace change, and shape the future of business.

    Just as Inc. and Fast Company pride themselves on advocating progressive and innovative business practices, all of us at MV are determined to walk the talk. This starts with the people we hire, and ensuring that our processes give us the greatest opportunity to bring aboard individuals who reflect the breadth of backgrounds, experiences and ideas present in society broadly. We strive to be a transparent, dynamic, and responsible organization that gives all of its employees a meaningful role in helping to shape what we do and how we do it.

    Inc. is the voice of the American entrepreneur. We inspire, inform, honor and stand up for the most fascinating people in business: the risk-takers, the innovators, and the ultra-driven go-getters that represent the most dynamic force in the American economy.

    Just as Inc. and Fast Company pride themselves on advocating progressive and innovative business practices, all of us at MV are determined to walk the talk. This starts with the people we hire, and ensuring that our processes give us the greatest opportunity to bring aboard individuals who reflect the breadth of backgrounds, experiences and ideas present in society broadly. We strive to be a transparent, dynamic, and responsible organization that gives all of its employees a meaningful role in helping to shape what we do and how we do it.

    Mansueto Ventures is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Mansueto Ventures