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Art Director:
choice, the magazine of professional coaching
Virtual
October 24 2017
Magazine Art Director
choice, the magazine of professional coaching, is seeking a talented and self-motivated Art Director for our printed publication, now in its 16th year. The successful candidate will be highly skilled, self-directed, solution oriented, efficient, flexible and collaborative. Working remotely, under the direction of the Publisher and Managing Editor, the Art Director will perform all graphic design and layout for this 52-page printed magazine published four times per year (March, June, Sept. & Dec.).

Responsibilities:
Concept, design, layout and production of editorial cover and articles (departments, columns & features)
Art research and suggestions using Adobe Stock
Design and layout of a small number of ads for the magazine (approx. 1-2 ads per issue)
Revisions to existing client and/or house ads
Ushering the magazine through several proofing stages, making sure changes are incorporated accurately and appropriately
Preparing the magazine for printing, following the printer’s guidelines
Preparing digital edition of the magazine

Qualifications:
Strong design skills with proven editorial/print portfolio.
Modern, thoughtful and refined approach to design solutions.
Strong composition skills and understanding of color theory.
Ability to work with large blocks of type using graphic elements to make articles “pop.”
Strong verbal and written communication skills related to design.
Excellent production skills.
Works well independently and as part of a small group.
Able to multitask and handle tight deadlines.
Able to take and incorporate direction and feedback.
Able to work with Google Drive and other online apps to ensure efficiency

Requirements:
Certificate, diploma or degree in graphic design or equivalent.
Minimum 3 years experience with publishing/print/editorial design, layout and production.
Thorough understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator).
Technical knowledge of printing requirements for magazines.

Contact: Garry Schleifer, garry@choice-online.com
www.choice-online.com
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