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SELF Magazine Freelance Art Assistant

Job Category: Temp/Freelance

Publication Type: Print Magazine

Publication Name: SELF Magazine

Location: New York City

Pay: $10 per hour

Benefits: SELF Magazine is seeking an energetic and motivated graphic designer for the position of freelance art assistant. Located in New York City.

Core responsibilities include assisting the art department in updating presentation materials with most recent layouts, assisting in preparation for layout meetings, retouching and silhouetting images, acting as a liaison between the art department and photography department, designing basic front of book pages, assisting in the conversion of print layouts to tablet editions and providing administrative support to the department.

Job Description:Requirements:
-Extremely organized
-Excellent communication skills
-Attention to detail
-Ability to multitask, prioritize and excel in a fast-paced work environment
-Ability and willingness to learn new skills quickly and efficiently
-An interest in fitness and lifestyle editorial
-Prior internship or experience in a magazine art department a must
-Degree in graphic design or similar

Technical skills:
- Experience in Photoshop retouching a must
-Proficient in Adobe InDesign
-Adobe Digital Publishing Suite and K4 experience a plus, but not required
-Mac systems

Applicants should send a resume, cover letter and PDF or link to online portfolio to the email address below.

Job Application Contact Name: Katelyn Baker

Job Application Contact Email:katelyn_baker@condenast.com

Date Submitted: 2014-07-3

 

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