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Junior Designer

The Atlantic, deemed by AdAge as “an ultra-modern, multi-platform juggernaut,” has been one of the true success stories of the digital age. A brand with unmatched history reinvigorated with the grit and vision of new leadership, The Atlantic has defined what it means for a magazine to thrive in the digital space. And its award-winning content continues to shine. Penned by the smartest, most-provocative journalists in the country, it consistently defines the national conversation and attracts the most important readers in the country.

Sparking intellectual debate, encouraging lively discussion, and bringing this deep editorial dialogue to life, AtlanticLIVE produces nearly 150 events a year across the country and around the world. These include large scale national events like Washington Ideas and CityLab; along with single topic deep dive forums on everything from health care to energy; and "on the record" roundtable dinners on some of the most pressing issues of our time. AtlanticLIVE was the recipient of four 2015 Folio FAME Awards, including the honor of being named “Magazine Event Dream Team.”

To learn more about The Atlantic and AtlanticLIVE, visit us at www.theatlantic.com/live.
 

POSITION IN BRIEF:

AtlanticLIVE, the live events arm of The Atlantic magazine, seeks a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and collaborative Junior Designer to join our team and contribute to the design and marketing of a wide range of editorial event opportunities for corporate, non-profit, and foundation clients.

The role will play a critical part in developing creative for our events, print, digital social media, email and video needs.

 

ATTRIBUTES OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Design Aficionado: a passion for design with a trove of inspiration
  • Adobe CS Design Suite Expert: knows the ins and outs of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Audition and relevant web design applications. Familiarity with HTML, and CSS. In addition, the Junior Designer should be proficient in After Effects, Final Cut Pro X and other relevant video editing software
  • A True Collaborator: loves brainstorming, takes constructive feedback and delivers desired creative
  • Organizational Maven and Multi-tasker: thrives in fast-paced environments, likes to juggle multiple projects, and knows the status of every outstanding design assignment
  • Big Thinker: thinks outside of the box; takes minimal information and produces a truly unique concept
  • Incredible Attention to Detail: dots every “I” and crosses every “T;” can tell immediately if a font is not jiving or alignment is off kilter

 

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Creating event identities from ideation to completion
  • Building beautiful presentations for selling and marketing events
  • Working closely with printers and event producers on bringing designs to life on stage
  • Serving as a creative force in brainstorms, strategy and culture
  • Developing video creative

 

Atlantic Media Values:

  1. Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in its candidates.  In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions.
  2. Force of Intellect - Atlantic Media seeks a discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance and, later, success in a professional environment.
  3. Spirit of Generosity - Equally, Atlantic Media seeks what we term a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct.

Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.

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