Hearst UK, Designer - Lifestyle Hub

London (Central)
12 Apr 2019
12 May 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Details 

The Lifestyle publishing division at Hearst Magazines UK is home to some of the world’s most iconic and successful magazine brands including Good Housekeeping, Country Living, ELLE Decoration, Prima, Red and House Beautiful.

We pride ourselves on giving our readers outstanding quality journalism, originality and unforgettable brand experiences all delivered with passion, creativity and expertise. 

The Role 

To support the Creative Directors, Art Editors and Senior Designers to maintain the quality of work across Good Housekeeping, Red and Prima.

This is from initial design concept through to the final printed product for each. To design pages to suit the style of each brand, maintaining their brand identity always.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with the Creative Directors, Art Editors and the Art Hub to ensure the design perfectly complements the editorial content and follows the house style whilst maintaining the individual style, design and look of each brand 
  • Support the Art Hub in the design and layouts of all pages 
  • Marking up pages to be sent to press and pre-media 
  • Checking colour proofs, ensuring pages are of an excellent standard and any corrections or instructions have been actioned when requested 
  • Scanning if needed and supporting the art team with general administrative tasks 
  • Attending shoots where necessary  
  • Design regular pages and features across all titles 
  • Attend art meetings and generate exciting ideas for layout of features and regular pages 
  • Commission illustrations, when appropriate and after approval from Creative Director  
  • Assist the advertising and promotions team with requests for their clients e.g dummy layouts 
  • To work with industry-standard toolsets to complete your work, as well as work within the proscribed processes of the structured workflow systems used to create editorial content 
  • Design for digital, events and brand marketing as necessary 
  • You will be required to undertake commercial editorial work as and when requested by the Company 

The Person:

  • Ability to work effectively to meet deadlines 
  • Fully adaptable – able to design across all titles on all multi-platform offerings 
  • Ability to build close working relationships with the entire team and completely understand the vision of each brand 
  • Enthusiasm and endless supply of new ideas 
  • A passionate approach to work 
  • The ability to think creatively 
  • A strong eye for detail 
  • The ability to be self-motivated 
  • Proficient in Powerpoint

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