Senior Editorial Art Director

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HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The site launched its first international edition in May 2011. HuffPost is looking for a highly qualified and creative Senior Editorial Art Director to join the Visuals team out of the NYC office. This job will help guide and elevate visual storytelling throughout HuffPost's entire breath of content. They will assist in the management of the visuals department, which includes multimedia, illustration, motion graphics and data visualization. Candidates should be a self-starter, with the ability to juggle multiple simultaneous projects and are comfortable working alongside and collaborating with various departments across the newsroom. Responsibilities
  • Art direction for editorial projects, including visual ideas and strategy
  • Finding, commissioning and directing artists, designers and other visual contributors
  • Day to day operational leadership of the motion graphics and multimedia teams
  • Task management of incoming visuals and projects
  • Working closely with various departments to achieve visually stunning graphic packages, visual identities, illustrations and templates
  • Working closely with the Creative Director in developing aesthetic approaches that match the look and feel of the site and editorial voice
  • Give and take constructive feedback
  • Ability to meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience producing in a news or media environment
  • Great project management skills
  • Demonstrates ability with design, illustration, layout, typography and visual hierarchy
  • A deep understanding of visual storytelling and what makes content appeal on various platforms
  • Knowledge of the digital landscape in media, design and technology
  • Dedication to detail, collaboration, and communication
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Portfolio showcasing work