Art Director, Foreign Affairs

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/12/18
5 - 7 years experience
Government & Non-Profit
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/12/18

The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

• Working with the editors to conceptualize the magazine’s covers, commissioning illustrators or designers to execute them, and overseeing the process from sketches to final art
• Overseeing the layout and design of the print magazine
• Consulting on the design and layout of ForeignAffairs.com and other digital/multimedia content
• Selecting and editing photos
• Producing and/or sourcing infographics and maps
• Managing the relationship with our printer on issues involving layout, color correction, and so on
• Serving as the point person for a potential print redesign

Qualifications

• Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, with mastery of InDesign and Photoshop
• Technical understanding of both print and digital design
• At least four years experience in art direction and design, primarily in magazine publishing
• Bachelor’s degree in design or related field (at minimum)
• An impressive portfolio showcasing deep art direction experience
• Ability to translate abstract concepts into graphic visualizations
• Connections to/relationships with a large pool of freelance illustrators and designers
• Proven organizational skills and attention to detail
• A collaborative (and inspiring) manner
• Clear communication and presentation skills

*Candidates should submit a link to their portfolio in their application materials.  

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