VarietyLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Variety seeks a passionate and talented full-time Designer to join our Los Angeles team. The position will collaborate with the creative team on its weekly magazine and extra editions. The ideal candidate will work primarily on designing front and back of book sections, features, perform minor retouching, assign illustration, and collaborate with editors. We seek energy and intelligence in the candidate’s work, which is key to our book and lends itself well to our editorial team’s in-depth news and creative approach. Attention to detail and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is required. This position is in Los Angeles, CA.
• Designing front and back of the book pages
• Works on Variety’s supplemental Award issues
• Designing features
• Perform minor photo retouching
• Assigning illustrations
• Working with editors on content generation for print, social and digital
• Creative desire to evolve the Variety brand
• 1-3 years of experience in magazine design and editorial environment preferred
• Knowledge with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
• A positive attitude and strong work ethic with a desire to inspire others
• Self-Starter who can work independently and is an Ego-less team collaborator
• Develop original design concepts and deliver polished visual designs
• Highly organized and able to prioritize deadlines
• Experience in photo-illustration and the K4 platform a plus
• Able to thrive in a fast-paced and highly creative environment
• Openness to collaborating closely with art, photo, and editorial staffs
This position pays $65k.
As part of our company-wide rollout of PMC’s paid healthcare plan, for this role the company pays 100% of the monthly health, dental and vision plan premiums for the employee and their family. The total compensation package for this position will include other elements including 401(k) eligibility and paid time off benefits.
Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors).
It’s all About You…
At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.
Variety is the seminal voice in the entertainment industry. After 117 years of award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights, and intelligent analysis of the industry’s most prominent players, Variety is the most trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, aspirants and passionate entertainment enthusiasts, Variety’s multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print, podcasts, branded content, events, and summits.
In May 2019, Variety’s “Actors on Actors” on PBS took home a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy award and has been awarded the Emmy for best entertainment programming at the 67th and 68th Emmy Awards. “Actors on Actors,” an interview special that features pairings of prominent actors discussing their craft, was produced by PBS SoCal in partnership with Variety Media, LLC. Follow Variety on Facebook facebook.com/variety; Twitter, @variety; Instagram, @Variety The Variety Group – Variety, Variety.com, Variety Insight, Indiewire,– is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation.
About Penske Media Corporation:
PMC is a leading global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate audience. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Variety, Rolling Stone, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Deadline, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Fairchild Media, Vibe, IndieWire, Dirt, Gold Derby and Spy.com, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth, and courage. In addition, PMC owns several vital cultural events such as SXSW, LA3C, and Life is Beautiful. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. www.PMC.com.?