The Hollywood Reporter: Art Director, Marketing

Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

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Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

The Hollywood Reporter: Art Director, Marketing

COVID-19 HIRING UPDATE: We have transitioned to a remote work model and are continuing to hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We appreciate this is unprecedented times and will work closely with you, taking into account your individual circumstances.

The Hollywood Reporter is seeking an Art Director for the Ad Sales and Marketing Department. The Art Director is responsible for overseeing visual direction for all digital and print branding, marketing, and promotional materials as well as managing a design department. This position requires a thought leader in design, marketing concepting, storytelling and technology. Strong ideation and hands-on design skills are a must. We are looking for standout creative that can bring a truly original aesthetic to an iconic Hollywood brand.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drive creative strategy to support sales, marketing and branding goals
  • Manage and participate in ideation, creation and delivery of:
    • In-house marketing materials such as sales decks and media kits
    • Branding ads
    • Custom creative for advertising clients
    • High-impact proprietary ad units
    • Eye-catching social content, both video and static
    • Event design for high-end conferences and events (including brand identity, event design, and collateral)
    • Video and brand film ideation
    • PPT and Keynote presentations
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of Design Department including managing team of designers and freelancers

Must have:

  • 5-7 years of design experience (at least 2 of which should be direct management experience)
  • Be a positive and collaborative team member and leader who inspires passion, dedication, and excellence from others
  • Ego-free. Invites feedback and knows how and when to defend design choices
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with pixel-perfect execution from beginning to completion
  • Strong conceptual, out-of-the-box thinker who is prolific with ideas
  • Proficiency with technology and social a plus – looking for someone in the loop with industry trends and emerging technology
  • Exceptional typography and design aesthetic
  • The ability to take risks in design, pushes past the obvious to make exceptional work
  • Engaging presentation style + solid writing and communication skills
  • Strong grasp of user interface design, brand development, digital marketing/advertising and creative processes
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe CC, PowerPoint and Keynote
  • A passion for entertainment and the arts

In addition to an updated resume, candidates must submit a link to an online portfolio or 5 work samples via PDF in order to be considered for the position.

About The Hollywood Reporter:

At a time of transformative change, The Hollywood Reporter provides unparalleled access to and intelligence about the business of the entertainment industry, as well as the people and the culture behind it. THR is an urgent and timely blend of rigorous breaking news, analysis, investigative reporting, insightful features, as well as lively design and elegant, creative photography across multiple platforms _ a high-octane 24/7 website, a luxurious weekly print magazine, video series, podcasts, exclusive events and robust social media accounts. THR sets the entertainment agenda, elevating and broadening the style and substance of the Hollywood conversation.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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