South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including scmp.com, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to cpjobs.com, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Art Director, Custom Publishing (Ref: COJY-AMS-AD)

Responsiblities & Requirements:

  • Formulate basic layout design for both print and digital products where necessary;
  • Review and approve art materials, copy materials, and proofs of printed copy;
  • Manage projects and budgets;
  • Review illustrative material to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications.
  • Initiate ideas for illustrations and photo sessions;
  • Attend photo shoots and printing sessions ensure quality;
  • Provide sourcing and liaison with outside suppliers, including photographers, illustrators, and whenever necessary, creative freelancers.

 

  • Designer degree or equivalent qualifications;
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience with a reputable publishing company; experience in advertising agency can be considered;
  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, QuarkXpress, PowerPoint and other common design software;
  • HTML, PHP and other Web experience a big plus;
  • Ability to think out of the box;
  • Resourceful, ideas driven and willing to push the boundaries;
  • Strong knowledge of the entire production process of magazines or other publications.

Work location will be at Tai Po office.

 

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the Human Resources Division, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by email to career@scmp.com.

Visit scmp.com/careers for details