Magazine Art Editor/Director for Attitude magazine

Job

  • Dormansland  
    perm  
    Based on experience (£30,000 - £45,000 PA).
  • Company
    Stream Publishing  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    12 July 2021  
    Posted on
    12 May 2021  

Job Summary:

Stream Publishing has a vacancy for a Magazine Art Editor/Director role on Attitude magazine, the world’s leading LGBTQ media brand. In addition to publishing Attitude, Stream is a fast-developing media and content production agency working with diverse brands like Vauxhall and SPAR.

Candidate Duties:

All Stream titles are available in print and digitally as a web-based page-turning magazine or to download on iPhone/iPad or Android. An ability to work across multiple formats will be a distinct advantage, and experience in the Adobe suite of products including InDesign and Photoshop essential. The ideal candidate would also have knowledge in websites, App design and HTML.

  • Design covers, features and regular pages for Attitude magazine.
  • Source images for use in Attitude magazine.
  • Work with the editorial team on photoshoot concepts/creative, and attend cover/editorial shoots as required (where possible).
  • Manage production flow between editorial team, sub-editor and design team.
  • Supervise and assist with design of the digital/tablet edition of Attitude magazine.
  • Work with the digital team to create assets for Attitude social platforms.
  • Supervise designers.
  • Additional design as required for Stream Publishing Ltd.

Candidate Requirements:

We are seeking candidates who are bright, engaging and personable, have a background in the publishing industry with a portfolio that demonstrates this, who will contribute to a lively office environment and enjoy both the workload necessary to achieve success and the satisfaction derived from a job well done.

  • Expert knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop.
  • A flair for design and creativity.
  • A connection to current trends.
  • An understanding of Attitude, its history and industry-leading brand.
  • Knowledge or experience of the gay/bi/queer/pansexual male audience.
  • An understanding of the LGBTQ+ community, its sensitivities and history.
  • Proven experience working on a monthly or regular magazine title.
  • Awareness of key social media and digital platforms.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a small multi-tasking team.
  • Experience managing other designers.

Hours: 9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Benefits: 25 days paid annual leave per calendar year.

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