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.

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Company Overview:

About The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. & world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published byDow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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

Job Area1 News

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