Magazine Art Director - Vancouver, BC

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Ask Audio Magazine is a quarterly publication created for Ask and The team is very compact – and into audio/digital music. The Magazine Art Director will work closely with the editorial team to conceptualize and design the magazine from layout to distribution.
The successful applicant will know InDesign inside-out and be comfortable with Photoshop. They will have experience with conceptualizing and leading design projects. They will have a portfolio of engaging work to show us.
They will have experience with print production, from creating print pdfs to liaising with the production or print team for best outcome on the press. They should have a good idea of how to prepress images for the best results. And ultimately the Art Director of Ask Audio Magazine must be great with deadlines.
Experience of working in a publishing environment, working with brand guidelines and knowledge of the audio/digital music industry would be a benefit.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor of Design or Visual Communications, or equivalent
Highly organized.
Strong ability to multi-task.
Publishing experience.
Ability to reinforce company branding and style.
Ability to manage and co-ordinate the running of a quarterly magazine.
Experience in conceptualizing and laying out a magazine from cover to cover.
Proficient with Adobe CS6 (in particular, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator),
Experience with Acrobat Pro and Pages.
Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Digital publishing skills a bonus, but not essential.
It is also extremely important that the successful candidate should possess
strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly with managing external client relationships, such as magazine distributors and printers.

Interested candidates please send your cover letter and resume to this email address and include "Magazine Art Director” in the subject line. Please include a short sample of your portfolio.

We thank all interested applicants but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.