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The job:
A Designer will join the People Magazine art department; a team of collaborative, award winning passionate art directors and photo editors who love producing innovative, smart and engaging visuals in a fast-paced, news-centric environment on a weekly basis. This position has enormous access and growth potential. Only seriously skilled and passionate candidates will be considered.

You will:
• Design innovative, dynamic pages for the print magazine and our print publication offshoots.
• Attend photo selects, proactively conceptualize and organize images in fresh ways on your pages while working directly with editors on creative, intelligent design solutions
• Commission infographics and illustrations, design icons and graphic elements
• Assist our senior art directors on larger projects, special issues and packages
• Report to the Design Director on day-to-day management of workload and output

Qualifications:
• You earned: BFA in graphic design or similar degree.
• You acquired: Editorial design experience on print publications. Experience on tablet, apps, promotions, and or marketing and advertising will be considered if the work is in alignment with the aesthetic bar we set for our brand.
• You have: A superb understanding of, and passion for, conceptual typography and design principles. You have amazing taste, and love winning design awards.
• You know: all the ins and outs of InDesign. Proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop hugely valued. Knowledge of Woodwing is a ideal but can be trained on site
• You are: Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
• You have: A collaborative, good-natured disposition. You are flexible, with a gift for proactive problem solving under pressure in a high velocity work environment.
• You possess: A true passion for the content People magazine covers: Celebrity, Entertainment, Human Interest, Crime, News and World events, Fashion, Beauty, Food, Travel, Décor and an unabashed pop culture awareness and delight. You will be quizzed!!

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