Art Director

Position Available at Orlando Weekly
Posted September 12, 2017
Type of Position: Permanent Full-Time
You want a creative outlet, freedom to express yourself and a company’s brand, an opportunity to lead and grow. You are nuts about pop culture and Orlando, and above all else, you want to love what you are doing and where you are doing it!! If this is what you truly want, then we want to meet you!

Orlando Weekly, one of Orlando’s preeminent creative forces, is looking for an Art Director who is highly imaginative and innovative, a driven team player and leader who loves collaborating with diverse-minded artistic graphic designers, photographers, writers, and advertisers to oversee and manage our creative operations.

As an Art Director, you will:

Be a Visionary : Use your ingenuity, passion, and eye for design to conceptualize and produce modern, sophisticated, and attention grabbing design for covers, features, editorial pages, and special online presentations that furthers the story-telling in print and online Be a Leader: Provide creative guidance and leadership to staff to ensure work is accurate and completed according to deadline Be a Brand Builder : cultivate the paper’s identity and raise awareness through relationship stewardship with internal and external contacts

What we’ll value:

Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Graphic Design, Advertising 5+ years experience in Art/Creative Direction, preferably in a publishing or advertising environment Know inside and out all facets of Adobe CS: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat) Basic video editing skills Think outside the box while respecting the fundamental rules of design and when it’s ok to break those rules Ability to drive brand engagement and awesome positive attitude! A strong work ethic and desire to work in a fast-paced, fun, demanding environment

Show us what you’re made of. We are looking for people like you to fit right in with our team! When you join Orlando Weekly, we want to show our appreciation of your efforts through a competitive compensation package that includes casual dress, flexibility, weekly lunches, pet-friendly place, and access to coolest events in town and of course all of the usual stuff and much more!

Ready to get started? Please submit your resume, a creative note about what makes you unique and tick, desired salary, and a link/samples of your work/portfolio when applying. This could be your next big career move to put your mark on Orlando!

Orlando Weekly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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