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Magazine Art Director:
Up Here Publishing Ltd.
Yelllowknife, NT
February 21 2018
Magazine Art Director

Up Here Publishing Ltd. is looking for an energetic and creative Art Director to oversee the visual direction of Up Here Business magazine. This individual will be responsible for the design, assembly and prepress for Up Here Business (issued quarterly) as well as for several Up Here Publishing special and contract publications

Some specific tasks will include:
• Creating fresh layouts that maintain Up Here Publishing’s brand
• Locating photos from existing photographers or image banks, or commissioning and art directing photo shoots
• Working with editorial on issue plans and related visual requirements including infographics
• Working with the advertising department on sponsored pages
• Collaborating on marketing materials for the magazine

• Degree or diploma in applied arts, or equivalent work experience
• Seven years’ relevant print publication experience, with at least three years in magazine design
• Advanced knowledge of InDesign, working knowledge of Photoshop, Acrobat and Illustrator
• Advanced understanding of typography
• Experience working with preproduction systems
• Knowledge of the North would be a definite asset
Candidates must provide a portfolio link or pdf of work samples.

About Up Here Publishing
Up Here Publishing launched Up Here magazine in late 1984 and Up Here Business was started in 2008. Over the years both magazines have won numerous awards including Canada’s Magazine of the Year, best magazine in western Canada (5 times) and top business magazine (twice).

Up Here Publishing is headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and this full-time position is located in Yellowknife.

To apply forward a resume and samples (or link to samples) to:

Marion LaVigne
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Magazine Art Director
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