Athena Publications Inc.

Graphic Artist
 

Location: Athena Publications, 49 Richmondville Avenue, Suite 308, Westport, CT  06880 USA (1 hour from NYC by train)

 Athena Review, a quarterly journal of archaeology, history and exploration, has   as opening for an in-house graphic artist to work full-time at our office in Westport. We are seeking a creative individual who can enhance the design and layout of a   wide range of graphics, including maps and illustrations, for both the magazine and   website. The ideal candidate must possess an excellent attention to detail, flexibility, and the ability to cooperate with the editorial staff on a daily basis. Thorough knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and the ability to create detailed maps using layers is essential for this position.

Job Requirements:
  • B.S. or B.A. degree minimum in Graphic Design or related field.
  • Design and production experience (1-3 yrs). Knowledge of magazine layout using QuarkXpress a must.
  • Strong working knowledge of printing processes, and the ability to manage and oversee projects with printers.
  • Experience with web design and web authoring tools.
  • Well organized, self-motivated, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams.
  • Proficient in juggling multiple projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality graphic material, which includes image clean-ups, photo enhancements and retouching, as well as map work.
  • Develop layout and design of quarterly publication, closely review proofs, and arrange for final printing.
  • Handle all correspondence with printers and assist with estimating costs for production needs.
  • Produce promotional material such as brochures, magazine ads, and posters for marketing.
  • Continually maintain internal graphics and illustration databases.
  • Work closely with editorial staff in the choice and design of all magazine and website illustrations.
  • Enhance overall design of Athena Review web pages, and consistently update images on the online Athena Review Image Archive®.
  • Collaborate with team to produce innovative design ideas to increase magazine readership.

How to Apply for this Job:

 If interested, please send resume and cover letter to: e-mail: athenarev1@aol.com;  phone: 203/221-0240; or fax: 203/221-0321.

 

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