Associate Art Director

Other Charlotte, North Carolina


Associate Art Director, Charlotte, Charlotte Parent and Carolina Parent magazines

We’re looking for a creative, organized team player with a positive attitude who enjoys the challenge of designing magazines that consistently engage readers. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working self-starter who relishes the challenge of creating magazine design and collateral that intrigues readers and leaps off the page. The associate art director contributes to the design of these monthly publications: Charlotte Parent, Carolina Parent, and Charlotte magazine.

Position reports to Art Director. Works in a team-based environment with Charlotte Art Director, Charlotte Parent/Carolina Parent Art Director, and editorial staff.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Designing special sections and collateral
  • Working with editorial and design staff in designing departments, front-of-book sections, and listings
  • Researching art
  • Preparing files for web upload
  • Uploading pages to be sent to printer


  • Must have minimum of 1-3 years design experience at a consumer magazine
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and PDF workflow
  • Expert multi-tasking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of pre-press processes and print production
  • Team player with positive attitude and strong communication skills
  • Strong work ethic

About Us

Charlotte magazine is the monthly city magazine for one of the nation's fastest-growing metropolises. It caters to the active, educated, affluent reader with a mix of engaging lifestyle stories, fact-based journalism, illuminating profiles, and authoritative reference guides. The magazine boasts the city's most comprehensive and authoritative dining and events coverage, as well as stunning photography, crisp design, sparkling prose, engaging storytelling, and accurate and revealing reporting.

Charlotte Parent and Carolina Parent are free monthly publications that provide the latest news for parents and parents-to-be, including health and education resources for infants and toddlers, big kids, teens, plus fun stuff, birthday party resources and summer camp information for families in Carolina.