Art Dir

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a lead art director for its award-winning weekend Off Duty section. Must have an impeccable design aesthetic and outstanding typographic skills. Must be able to take conceptual ideas and using photos, graphics and illustrations tell stories visually. Must be able to work closely and seamlessly with editors and other visual team members. The ideal candidate will be creative, a collaborator and an innovator. The art director will own the stories for all publishing platforms. Must have outstanding organizational skills and be able to multitask, working on multiple editions simultaneously.

The art director must be capable of completing pages according to specifications of the weekly advertising edition plan. Will also be required to present stories in accordance with the well-established high-standards of the global WSJ. Responsible for meeting all edition deadlines and ensuring the maintenance of quality assurance.

Candidate should be able to work in both Macintosh and PC operating systems. Software Requirements: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat. Experience with EidosMedia’s Methode system a plus. Candidate should have five to ten years experience or equivalent in newspaper or magazine design. Proven ability to work as a member of a team under deadline a must.

Applications should include a resume and cover letter.

  • LI-JA1-WSJ

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2016-28627

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

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Business Area NEWS/WSJ

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