Art Director, Post Magazine

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Full Time
Advertising & Marketing Solutions
Mid Level

About the team:

South China Morning Post (SCMP) is looking for an Art Director to support the production of content for Post Magazine, a culture and lifestyle title focused on the arts, F&B, travel and more. 


Purpose of the Position:
We are looking for an Art Director with experience in print and digital mediums, with good art sense to produce eye-catching and creative editorial works.


In this role, you will:
  • Lead and develop the visual language and creative energy of a newly revamped weekly art and culture magazine
  • Be fully responsible for the magazine's aesthetics and overall visuals
  • Oversee the creative process and provide design leadership 
  • Bring new design ideas and insights for the magazine
  • Communicate directly with editors to conceptualise stories and covers and translate editorial objectives into quality design
  • Liaise with external parties on design matters
  • Lead a small team of designers
 

Skills and Experience that will lead to success:

  • Diploma or above in relevant disciplines.
  • At least 9 years relevant experience, preferably in the publishing industry
  • Creative, energetic, and independent with excellent critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle print design work independently
  • Manage and provide supervision to internal and freelance designers
  • Creative visuals and layout that align with brand DNA and brand guidelines
  • Able to come up with new insights and ideas to bring freshness to print publications
  • Skillful use of design software e.g. photoshop, InDesign, Illustration, Acrobat Reader, etc
  • Fast learner, self-motivated
  • Good time management
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Good command of English and Chinese
 

Work location will be at Causeway Bay office.

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