Our client is on a talent search to find a seasoned Art Director with 7 or more years who has a flare for bold, fun, innovative design. This person must have previous national consumer magazine experience.
This publication is a multiplatform consumer brand by Canada's leading content creation company. It inspires women and men with information and ideas for living a full, healthy life through a magazine, a website, enewsletters, a tablet app and social media.
The Brand Goal:
Make it easy to link food to good health from the grocery aisle to the table with versatile, convenient, delicious ideas.
Our target is well-educated, English-speaking Canadian families.
What you will do:
Work with the Brand Director and Content Director on the creation of all elements of branding and content.
Grow the brand identity & continue to push boundaries to engage and expand the community
Oversee all development and production (including planning, photography, design, production) of 6 issues of print per year and regular builds/enhancements to the site and enewsletters
Oversee all page design and develop visual concepts for approval of the Content Director.
Participate and lead planning, strategy, post-op and brainstorming meetings with the team
Hire and work with freelance resources including photographers, videographers, illustrators and animators under set fees and terms.
Direct and/or assign direction of photo shoots in conjunction with editorial goals set out by the Content Director.
Support design and production of any promotional materials
Ability to produce multimedia content (print, website, enewsletter, video) and marketing collateral;
Excellent skills in developing a brand and keeping it consistent across media.
Strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment, team skills, creativity and openness, relationship building skills, ability to multi task, strong prioritization skills
Hands-on knowledge of consumer content design, strong knowledge of Adobe CS3 software. Experience with translating a brand's look and feel from print to digital is an important asset.
Strong leadership and vision to guide freelancers, studios, and in-house teams
Good network of photographers, stock images, illustrators
Diploma/degree in design training or equivalent.
7 or more year's experience in magazine editorial art direction; experience or keen interest in learning to:
Design for an iPad
Work with videographers
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