Have you got experience specifically with printed material graphics development? Do you have a great imagination and are able to express it through printed material? Can you take a concept and turn it into an attention grabbing graphic? You must be fluent in English, it is preferred that it be your primary language. In your cover letter use “fluent” in the first sentence, so we know you have read all of these requirements. Being able to take an idea and translate it into a finished product is what this position is all about. You must have strong problem solving abilities and the ability to communicate fluently in English.
This is a long term project, requiring 10 to 30 hours per month, for a bi-monthly Australian fitness and health magazine. You must have demonstrated experience in developing eye catching magazine covers, table of contents graphics, graphics associated with articles and advertising copy. You must be able to think in the abstract and come up with original ideas and renderings based on the overall theme of the issue and articles. This magazine will begin publication with the October 2012 issue.
Please submit a cover letter detailing your experience in a magazine environment and examples of your original work for magazine covers, article illustration and advertising copy. If you do not have experience specific to printed material graphics development, please do not apply. Please include “specific experience” in your last sentence of your cover letter to let us know you read this entire posting. If your cover letter is not grammatically correct or contains typos and other errors, this provides us with insight as to your ability to communicate, so make sure you follow the directions above and provide us with an error free cover letter.