Magazine Art Director

Orange Coast magazine is looking for a creative, organized, and experienced leader to fill the position of Creative Director. This is a full time job with benefits (medical/dental/vision/401k/etc.) at our office in Irvine.

Duties include:
— Design of covers, features, and additional pages of Orange Coast magazine
— Supervising three-person art department staff
— Hiring freelance photographers and illustrators
— Storyboarding, planning and art directing photo shoots
— Coordinating with freelance and staff editors and writers, including advance feature layout planning
— Oversee timeline of all magazine editorial design projects, including weekly update meetings
— Manage monthly art budget and weigh in on annual budget decisions
— Long-term cover and feature planning and idea generation
— Additional design, as needed, of marketing and event materials, and digital graphics for web and mobile

Requirements:
— 5+ years of magazine design experience
— Expert level Adobe Creative Suite: especially InDesign and Photoshop
—2 years of management experience

To apply, send inquiry to careers@orangecoast.com. The application deadline is Oct. 19.