Senior Art Director

We're looking for a full-time Senior Art Director to manage all aspects of design related to the production of assigned print and/or digital publications. Job duties will include producing and directing all photography as well as graphic design and typography. The senior art director will also manage junior art staff, facilitating a collaborative effort within the art department to meet deadlines and produce quality work for editorial staff.  

ABOUT GREY DOG MEDIA:

Grey Dog is a fast-paced, yet relaxed publishing house located in West Des Moines, IA. We offer full-benefits and a competitive salary, with great opportunities for advancement within the company.

OUR WORK INCLUDES:

Hy-Vee Balance Magazine covers a variety of health and fitness related topics, and features celebrities and athletes such as Harrison Barnes, Mark Wahlberg, Laurie Hernandez and more. 

Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine, a cuisine and lifestyle publication, covers kitchen prep and technique,  Hy-Vee initiatives and over 30 recipes per issue, developed by our very own test kitchen staff.

Life:Beautiful, a women’s Christian lifestyle magazine, covers a variety of helpful topics with a Biblical perspective including craft projects, devotions, finance, health, home improvement, organization, travel, while featuring advice columnists such as Joyce Meyer and Dave Ramsey.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Art, Graphic Design or a related field
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Art Director on a consumer magazine
  • Skills: Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Advanced layout and typography skills
  • Ability to organize and direct commercial photoshoots
  • Sophisticated sense of design, photography and typography
  • Experience directing studio and location photography
  • Problem-solving, interactive approach to design
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Highly motivated with ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to multi task and strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Desire to work on a collaborative team with high standards
  • Web/Interactive Design experience a plus

Job Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Position/Type: Full-Time/professional
Benefits: Medical/401K/LTD/Life Ins./PTO
Compensation: 75k-110K Dependent on Experience

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