PMC: Art Director

Penske Media Corporation, New York, NY USA

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

Penske Media's Fairchild Media Group is looking for an Art Director for the Footwear News and Beauty Inc publications. The position will report directly to the VP of Creative and will primarily interact the Footwear News and Beauty Inc edit and production teams. The Art Director will be responsible for the overall aesthetic and design direction of each publication, as well as assigning illustrations and some management of junior designers.


  • Responsible for design of monthly Footwear News print issues, Footwear News newsletter Beauty Inc bi-monthly print issues and Beauty Inc. weekly newsletters
  • The art director will also handle and assign graphics for social media
  • Works closely editors and creative director to maintain the highest quality of design and productions standards while keeping on track with deadlines
  • Conceptualize the visual components of a story and execute them from start to finish, branding for events, designing layouts, and communicating ideas with across other teams
  • Attends weekly status and design meetings
  • Ability to manage other designers and freelancers as well as their own projects


  • At least 6-7 years of editorial graphic design experience and 2 years of managing other designers
  • A college degree preferably in Graphic Design, or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive knowledge of printing and prepress technology required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including XD.
  • Experience producing and directing photoshoots
  • Basic knowledge of Wordpress or similar platforms
  • Strong communication and time management skills.
  • Detailed knowledge of pre-press requirements for print: manufacturing process, proofing, and color
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

**Please submit portfolio samples with your application in order to be considered for this position.**

It’s all About You…

At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.

About Beauty Inc:

Beauty Inc is the insider’s guide to the global Beauty community. Offering six franchise printed issues per year, a weekly news-based digital publication, and expanded coverage on, Beauty Inc is highly-regarded for comprehensive reporting on industry trends and marketplace developments and is considered the premier source for in-depth coverage on all aspects of the Beauty, Wellness and Retail communities.

About Footwear News:

Footwear News is the ultimate source for senior footwear and fashion executives, providing an insider’s perspective on top news, trends and strategies. FN keeps you and your business a step ahead on the retailing, manufacturing and financial aspects of the footwear industry. FN spotlights the hottest new designers, newsmakers, and business leaders, as well as reporting on the most groundbreaking fashion trends and more.

About WWD:

WWD is the leading business authority for the fashion, retail, and beauty industries. WWD provides a balance of timely, credible business news and key fashion trends to a dedicated readership of retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, financiers, Wall Street analysts, international moguls, media executives, ad agencies, consumers, and trend-makers.

About Sourcing Journal Media:

Sourcing Journal Media, LLC is the largest, most comprehensive and authoritative B2B resource for executives working in the apparel, textile and footwear industries. We produce publications and events under the Sourcing Journal and Rivet brands, empowering industry leaders with essential news, expert commentary and in-depth analysis to navigate every aspect of their business.

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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