Art Director

Dishing Magazine, Jackson, Wyoming

Date PostedDecember 02, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFreelance
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://dishingjh.com, dishingpc.com
Description:

Dishing Magazine is looking for an art director to lead the look and design of our brand of food magazine in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Park City, Utah. The successful applicant needs to have proven design experience and be able to work remotely (from a home or independent office) for the Wyoming-based team. The candidate should have a keen eye for detail and bring with him or her original, creative ideas that will enhance the visual style of our magazines. The successful candidate will work closely as part of the editorial team, initiating ideas and designing layouts in a deadline-driven environment. A love of photography and graphics is essential as is a deep understanding of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. This is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on, talented graphic designer with an impressive portfolio of creative layouts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing outstanding layouts
  • Liaising with the photography team on visual ideas and image-editing
  • Ownership of projects from initial visuals to final layout, ensuring all design is delivered to the highest standard
  • Providing support to other members of the art team

Essential Skills and Requirements

  • Excellent design skills and exceptional use of typography. A deep understanding of photography and what makes an image work is paramount.
  • Proven industry experience, with a book that demonstrates and supports this
  • An understanding of the Dishing brand, and what makes it unique
  • Highly proficient in InDesign and Photoshop
  • Detail-orientated and proactive, with the ability to work quickly under pressure
  • Ability to take direction and work in close collaboration with writers, editors and stylists
  • Ability to think creatively and develop concepts that are on-brand
  • An organized team-player
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Please send a cover letter, resume and 10-12 samples to cara@dishingjh.com. No phone calls, please. 


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