Company Description:

Modern Humorist is a media company centered on a daily comedy magazine
(www.modernhumorist.com). The company is also producing books and radio
programs with plans for television and film.


Position Description:

The Graphic Designer will work closely with our creative team and report to the Art Director. The Graphic Designer will have a number of responsibilities, each of which looks handsome when preceded by a small dot:

• 
Design and production of daily Web pieces following internal style guidelines
• 
Design of commissioned pieces for outside clients following the client’s style guidelines
• 
Design of internal material and collateral pieces
• 
Type correction/design adjustment to existing Web pieces
• 
Photo illustration/collage/retouching and color correction using Adobe Photoshop
• 
Pasting celebrity heads onto bodies that do not belong to them, with hilarious effect


Qualifications:

• 
BFA degree or ability to forge a credible facsimile
• 
At least 1-2 years of professional design experience
• 
Strong background in graphic design and typography
• 
Macintosh aptitude
• 
Skilled in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
• 
Knowledge of QuarkXPress and Flash a plus
• 
Fluency in HTML, both hand-coding and using a WYSIWYG editor such as Dreamweaver or GoLive
• 
Must know what WYSIWYG stands for
• 
Mind-blowing (figuratively) portfolio demonstrating design credits
• 
Cool all-black wardrobe and subscription to Emigre magazine (optional)
• 
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
• 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• 
Print design experience a plus



Modern Humorist offers competitive salary commensurate with experience, an employee stock option plan, health care, dental coverage, lint, 401K plan, four weeks of paid time off and a casual yet not clothing-optional work environment. The position is full-time, permanent, and will require the candidate to be based in New York. Although we are unable to offer relocation assistance or work sponsorship at this time, we would be more than happy to do a MapQuest search to find you the best route from your hometown to ours. Both shortest and easiest directions are available.

Please note that this is a design position, not a systems nor technical position. Take it somewhere else, tech boy! The rest of you should send your resume and appropriate portfolio URLs to working@modernhumorist.com.