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ESTERO, Your Foreign Influence
Salt Lake City, UT
DescriptionESTERO, Your Foreign Influence is a bold and sophisticated new culture magazine that spotlights emerging artists and designers as we travel around the world in search of inspiration for your personal style, lifestyle and home style.
We published our first edition, Italia, Citta D’Arte last month in conjunction with New York Fashion Week. ESTERO, was distributed in the swag bags at the Nolcha runway fashion shows. We are primarily an on-line publication that will be produced four times throughout the year, and will produce limited print editions twice per year in connection with New York fashion weeks, February and September of each year.
We are currently looking to expand our staff and are seeking a creative assistant intern. This position will work directly with the Creative Editor to create the look and feel of ESTERO magazine. Together, the creative editor and this assistant will work with the creative team to develop a format that is eyecatching, appealing and targeted to the magazine’s market.
ESTERO magazine promotes from within. ESTERO anticipates increasing its staff of publishing professional before the end of this year. High performing interns will be previewed for these positions before going out into the marketplace. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about ESTERO, Your Foreign Influence go to our web-site www.esteromagazine.com.
ResponsibilitiesFocus will be on the magazine’s content, design, illustrations, and photographs as well as the layout and overall look of each issue. They will oversee every page to make sure the layout is flawless. It is their artistic sense and creative vision that determines the structure of the pages.
Once the artwork and photographs are complete, Creative Editors, Directors and their teams design the layout process. In order to create a story, they must interpose art with words in a way that makes the copy clear and readable. The art serves to enhance the words and draw the reader in. Most of this work is done via computer, and Creative Directors and their teams are experts on these systems.
Typical duties may include:
• Managing online layout and Web design
• Designing specific magazine departments
• Overseeing the art and design budget
• Running regular meetings
• Collaborating with the editorial department to combine stories and art
• Planning photo shoots
• Following through with the production process
• Designing other media contents such as brochures, press kits, and inserts
The creative assistant while not being a journalist should enjoy the flow of words and ideas and the idea of collaborating to publish something tangible. Long hours may be required for this position, especially close to deadlines. Some travel may also be available for photo shoots or other on-site features.
In order to become a creative assistant, an associate’s degree in marketing, advertising or graphic arts is essential. A bachelor’s degree in marketing , graphic arts or a related field is preferred, and an MBA student from an accredited college or university is definitely a plus.