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ART DIRECTOR

Apply now Job no: REC-6200
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney

Based at Eveleigh and reporting to the Editor, the Art Director is a key part of the editorial team and is responsible for the creative direction of the portfolio – both print and digital across the brands – taking ownership of concepts, photo shoots, and managing the output of the design team closely with the editorial team.

To succeed in the role you will need to:

  • Display strong creative and innovative ideas in a 'big picture' scenario
  • Have extensive experience in consumer magazine design – ideally in travel /fashion categories
  • Have a solid experience in sourcing imagery and photographers, and the wider magazine design industry
  • Lead by example in managing a design team, with strong skills in communication, relationships and inspiring others in a broader editorial team
  • Be highly skilled at conceptualising and leading photo shoots, creating fresh concepts for a variety of subjects
  • Be skilled at commissioning photography/illustrations and price negotiation
  • Have a finger on the pulse on new direction in design and photography
  • Work efficiently to meet deadlines with fast turnaround
  • Possess excellent time-management and organisational skills
  • Understand and drive the relationship between editorial, design and advertising
  • Understand prepress and print technologies and procedure
  • Be well versed in design across different platforms (including various digital)
  • Exhibit a high level of proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite in a Mac environment
  • Work in a brand-driven publishing environment with loads of variety and a range of Australia's best publishing creatives
  • Work with the advertising team to create briefs and presentations for pitches

The successful candidate will also be an excellent communicator who respects the value of others' work, and an effective time manager who is deadline and result-focused and efficient.

Visit Seven West Media's corporate website: http://sevenwestmedia.com.au/careers to apply online.

Applications close Friday, 27 October 2017.

The Pacific Plus Company is an integral part of Seven West Media (SWM), one of Australia's leading multi-platform media businesses.

SWM comprises of the Seven Network, Australia's leading free-to-air television network; Pacific Magazines, one of Australia's largest magazine publishers; Yahoo!7, one of the nation's most successful internet platforms; as well as Western Australia's leading newspaper, The West Australian, and its associated regional newspapers and radio stations.

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