Ad Trafficking Manager/Graphic Designer, Austin Monthly

Open Sky Media is looking for a new team member to oversee the creation and production flow of advertisements in Austin Monthly and its affiliated products. Candidates should be a hard working team player with a patient, positive communication style. This position will work closely with the sales and art departments and report directly to the creative director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Traffic print advertising production from sale to publication, working with account executives and clients to communicate requirements and collect ad materials
• Design and conceptualize custom advertisements for clients, as needed
• Prepare all submitted ads for press/publication
• Place all advertising artwork in design layouts
• Oversee creation of advertorial-format special advertising sections in each issue
• Work with sales department to design and help develop promotional materials, including media kits, sales sheets and spec ads
• Support trafficking, creation and uploading of digital advertising, as needed
• Contribute to additional marketing, event and editorial design as time allows

QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience in fast-paced office environment; media, marketing or agency experience preferred
• Detail oriented; very organized; strong time and project management skills and ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly and positively in everyday and tense situations
• Self-motivated and independent
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative software and Macs
• Keen sense of layout, color and typography
• College degree preferred

To apply: Send resume, cover letter and a link to online portfolio and/or three pdf design samples to jobs@austinmonthly.com

Post Expires on October 28th, 2019