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Art Director

BE A PART OF THE LEADING MEDIA COMPANY FOR THE SPACE AND SATELLITE INDUSTRY

SpaceNews is Looking for an Art Director to Join Our Growing Team

Founded in 1989 and published 49 times a year and daily at www.SpaceNews.com, Space News is the bible of the space and satellite industry, giving readers news and information they require and marketers a venue to speak to true decision makers in the industry.  It counts among its 45,000 readers and 75,000 unique monthly visitors in 50 countries a literal who's who of key decision makers in the $100 billion space business.

Job Title: Art Director 
Department: Editorial 
Reports to: Editor
 
Basic Function:
This position is responsible for maintaining day-to-day production for the paper and website. The Art Director will oversee work-flow and will interface with the sales, circulation, production and editorial departments. In addition, the Art Director must have a professional-level understanding across all aspects of production processes related to publication and printing.
 
Major Responsibilities , Duties and Authority :
1. Develop and manage the overall brand appearance for all uses in the paper, website and at events.
2. Ensure adherence to style for the brand in all forms.
3. Page design and layout for the paper and website.
4. Prepare, manage and enhance photos and other images for use in print and online.
5. Create and design the look for the paper and website as well as special sections for both.
6. Design and development of advertising ads for the paper and website.
7. Design and development of all marketing materials
8. Ad trafficking for the weekly paper
 
Job Specifications
Extensive knowledge of pre-press, and the ability to source and advise on best materials and processes for a given project.
Must be energetic and self-motivated, organized and detail oriented.
Excellent follow-up skills.
 
Education:
Graphic Arts Degree from an accredited school or a related course of study.
 
Other Formal Training:
Graphic arts, computer programs and troubleshooting. Excellent knowledge of Mac and PC graphic software.
 

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