Assistant Art Director

C&G Media Group is looking for our next Assistant Art Director.

Assistant Art Director

Location: Norwalk, Connecticut (Hybrid workplace WFH and office meetings)

Position Type: Full Time

About Our Company: C&G Media Group delivers the finest regional design magazines to residents of America’s most affluent communities. The company’s three titles, CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens)HC&G (Hamptons Cottages & Gardens), and NYC&G (New York Cottages & Gardens) represent the very best in architecture, design, art and antiques, real estate, and entertaining to a highly influential regional readership.

C&G Media Group is looking for someone who:

  • supports the Design Director and Associate Art Director with a variety of administrative and design tasks.
  • can ensure the efficient and high-quality execution of our multiple print publications.
  • learn from start to finish how a media company produces multiple print publications, events and other special projects from within the editorial department.
  • who sees the job as an exciting opportunity to learn our practice and apply their design and administrative skills.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing a specific set of editorial pages for every issue.
  • Maintaining and updating running list of editorial projects in house.
  • Creating photography contracts and seeing them through completion by communicating with freelance photographers and designers.
  • Maintaining database of photography contracts and other forms.
  • Reviewing submitted photography to confirm it is to print standards
  • Researching stock photography for various uses.
  • Assist the Design Director in preparing artwork for submission to a third-party color corrector
  • Coordinating with outside writers, photographers and designers regularly to collect assets for various editorial projects.
  • Creating branded files of finished editorial projects for distribution in multiple formats.
  • Act as liaison between departments when materials need to be shared. 

Applicants should have the following:

  • Strong interest in magazine design
  • Must provide portfolio of design work
  • Strong organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Possess a proactive and independent approach to work
  • Ability to juggle priorities in a deadlines-driven, fast-paced environment
  • An upbeat and enthusiastic disposition
  • Sense of urgency and high energy
  • Strong verbal and written communication

Required Experience:

  • Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator as well as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field of study

Salary Competitive

Benefits:
Dental, Vision, Health etc.

Please submit resume and cover letter to cabrams@@candg.com