Art Director (Commercial Real Estate)

CoStar Group
Washington, DC
Jun 06, 2018
Jun 19, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
Art Director (Commercial Real Estate)Job DescriptionCoStar has served as a respected source of news for the fast-paced commercial real estate industry for more than two decades. Our award-winning, industry-focused news informs subscribers and complements CoStar's role as the industry's leading source of commercial real estate information and data. Fortune Magazine recently named CoStar Group one of the top 100 fastest-growing companies in the world. As a key member of CoStar's news team, you will oversee the presentation of CoStar News in all its forms, on the web, in email newsletters and platforms yet to be created.This is a critical job. As art director, you will work with the editorial team to define the look and feel CoStar's market-leading coverage serving a large and growing audience of real estate professionals. The ideal candidate possesses a strong eye for design, with a track record and portfolio to match. Previous experience working with digital media is a definite advantage. This is a position that will be based out of CoStar's Washington DC headquarters.CoStar is hiring a number of editors and reporters to take our journalism to the next level. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced visual journalist to make a mark and be a part of the next great media brand.Essential Functions:* Play a key leadership role in the newsroom directing all aspects of our visual presentation, working with staff and freelancers to enhance coverage with photos, illustrations, graphics and videography as needed.* Produce lively and engaging publications aimed at a business-oriented audience.* Guide the design of new products to meet business and editorial goals.* Collaborate with digital developers and a news team dispersed around the US, Canada and Europe.* Maintain calm under regular deadline pressure without compromising standards.Skills and Qualifications:* A proven manager capable of building a visual presentation team.* Strong journalism background with proven design skills.* Results oriented - with proven ability to prioritize, drive and achieve results through self and others while working to deadlines under pressure.* B2B media experience preferred.* Ability to work within a team collaborative environment and manage both up and down management chain.* Basic knowledge of HTML and social media.* Master's or Bachelor's degree strongly preferred and several years of relevant newsroom experience.*LI-MS1CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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