Active Interest Media—SKI Magazine, Warren Miller Entertainment, F3T | Art Director

Art Direction

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Type Of Work:
Date Posted:
July 16, 2019


We’re on the hunt for a talented designer for a full time Art Director position in Active Interest Media’s Mountain Group, comprised of SKI Magazine, Warren Miller Entertainment & The Fly Fishing Film Tour. Come work with some great humans, and have some fun. This position is primarily comprised of design & layout for the magazine(s), (departments, features, and covers), film tour ad and collateral design, and collaboration with edit, sales and marketing to create striking, on-brand design packages, logos, brand and digital elements, promotional materials, and more.

Job Responsibilities:
-Conceive and design compelling magazine layouts, including departments, features, and covers
-Work collaboratively with Directors across multiple brands and departments, including edit, sales, marketing and film tours
-Create striking, on-brand visual design packages, digital visuals, logos, brand elements, promotional materials, and film tour collateral.
-Review and manage Zinio digital editions
-Assign and direct contributor illustrations from start to completion
-Assist Photo Director in generating innovative concepts for product photography, and in set and product styling as needed
-Offer creative guidance to team members to promote visual consistency across platforms
-Supply creative assistance as needed with AIM Outdoor Group brands
-Manage production and Epson proofs for print products, and work with Production Director to resolve any quality issues
-Manage design archives

The Ideal Candidate:
-Has consumer magazine design/layout design experience, strong production skills and at least 5-6 years of experience as a print designer
-Has a broad knowledge of typography, logo design, illustration, photography and color management
-Is proficient with Adobe CC apps, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
-Is a self-starter, highly organized, and deadline driven with superb project and time-management skills
-Thinks outside the box to generate unique, conceptual designs
-Welcomes collaborative input from editors, staff, and clients and is willing to translate those suggestions into design drafts
-Holds a degree in graphic design or a related field
-Has a passion for the outdoors and the mountain lifestyle–knowledge of ski gear and trends is a plus
-Lives in the Boulder, Colorado area or will relocate to Colorado

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