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Attitude is seeking a full-time Art Director

The world’s biggest LGBTQ media brand is looking for an experienced and talented designer to join the editorial team. Could that be you?

2021-05-13

Stream Publishing has a vacancy for a Magazine Art Editor/Director role on Attitude magazine, the world’s leading LGBTQ media brand.

In addition to publishing Attitude, Stream is a fast-developing media and content production agency working with diverse brands like Vauxhall and SPAR.

THE JOB

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Design experience: 5 years (Required)

Based: Dormansland, Surrey, UK

Hours: 9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday

Benefits: 25 days paid annual leave per calendar year

Salary: Based on experience

THE ROLE

All Stream titles are available in print and digitally as a web-based page-turning magazine or to download on iPhone/iPad or Android. 

An ability to work across multiple formats will be a distinct advantage, and experience in the Adobe suite of products including InDesign and Photoshop essential.

The ideal candidate would also have knowledge in websites, App design and HTML.

  • Design covers, features and regular pages for Attitude magazine
  • Source images for use in Attitude magazine
  • Work with the editorial team on photoshoot concepts/creative, and attend cover/editorial shoots as required (where possible)
  • Manage production flow between editorial team, sub-editor and design team
  • Supervise and assist with design of the digital/tablet edition of Attitude magazine 
  • Work with the digital team to create assets for Attitude social platforms
  • Supervise other designers
  • Additional design as required for Stream Publishing Ltd

THE CANDIDATE

We are seeking candidates who are bright, engaging and personable, have a background in the publishing industry with a portfolio that demonstrates this, who will contribute to a lively office environment and enjoy both the workload necessary to achieve success and the satisfaction derived from a job well done.

  • Expert knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop
  • A flair for design and creativity
  • A connection to current trends 
  • An understanding of Attitude, its history and industry-leading brand
  • Knowledge or experience of the gay/bi/queer/pansexual male audience 
  • An understanding of the LGBTQ+ community, its sensitivities and history
  • Proven experience working on a monthly or regular magazine title
  • Awareness of key social media and digital platforms
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a small multi-tasking team
  • Experience managing other designers

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, CV and portfolio featuring examples of work to [email protected] by midnight on Monday 24 May 2021.