Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 170 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media and platforms, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.
FOOD & WINE and COOKING LIGHT are looking for an Associate Art Director with proven skills in developing concepts for stories, art directing photo shoots, and working collaboratively with editors, photographers, stylists, and/or illustrators. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a solid ability to perform and self-direct and to take on design responsibility for a large sections of the magazines. Come join a fast-paced, fun, collaborative design environment that happens to also be an exciting place to grow and learn new skills. This position reports to the Group Creative Director.
Design smart and compelling layouts for all sections of the magazines
Manage stories from concept to final layout and shipping
Design infographics and logos for print and digital
Conceptualize and art direct photoshoots as needed
Research and assign illustration
A minimum of 5 years national publication design experience
A strong, modern approach to typography and page design
The ability to think about content first and understand how to visually translate a story and idea
A strong awareness of current design trends, photographers and illustrators
Excellent people and communication skills
The ability to multitask and prioritize to meet essential deadlines
An enthusiastic attitude, a highly organized work style, problem solving ability, and self-motivation