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Art Director:
Contempo Media
Toronto, ON
October 24 2018
Interested candidates please forward your resume and editorial portfolio to, only candidates who have included an editorial portfolio will be considered:

Email: resumes[@]contempomedia.com

Please indicate: Art Director– Contempo Media

POSITION: Art Director (12 month contract)

REPORTS TO: Creative Director

RESPONSIBILITIES

Create and execute fresh and exciting layouts for all Contempo Media properties (Sharp, Sharp: The Book For Men, S/ Magazine, Audi Magazine and Volkswagen Magazine).

Produce on figure and off figure photo shoots for Sharp, S/ Magazine, Audi Magazine and Volkswagen Magazine

Collaborate with the sales department on mock-ups and sales pitches
Brainstorm with the art and edit team to conceptualize vibrant editorial photography and illustration

Photo research

Work with the editors and art department to generate story ideas and develop integrated strategies and solutions for stories and packages
Proof digital images, placing image proxies, and ensuring that all layouts are clean, pre-flighted, and well prepared for pre-press

Self-manage daily workflow requirements, multi-task and operate within tight deadlines
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have:

A degree in design from an accredited design college as well as a 3-5 years experience in magazine or editorial design

Experience in producing on figure and off figure photo shoots

Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as
organizational and time-management abilities

Confidence to work independently as well as part of a team
First-rate knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud

Familiarity with InCopy, Microsoft Word and Excel
A portfolio which illustrates excellence and great attention to detail in page design, typography, editorial packaging, and production skills

A flexible schedule as extended hours will be required during production.

Strong problem-solving skills

Illustration, video, motion graphics and retouching skills are a bonus

Interested candidates please forward your resume and editorial portfolio to, only candidates who have included an editorial portfolio will be considered:

Email: resumes[@]contempomedia.com

Please indicate: Art Director – Contempo Media

Job Type: Contract
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Art Director
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