Art director

Artistic Director, Passagemaker/Yachts International – Marine

International Yachts

The artistic director is responsible for the dual role of managing the visual identity and the layout of several publications of the Marine group. In this case, the role specifically identifies the visual management of Passagemaker and Yachts International (a total of 12 magazine publications in each calendar year) working closely with the editor of each magazine.


  • The position requires working on multiple brands within the company, including editorial, marketing/commercial/advertising end goals, as well as brochures, special editions, website art direction, etc. . efficiently to handle changing layouts until the deadline
  • The position requires flexibility on deadlines to move quickly and efficiently to manage changing layouts until the deadline
  • The ideal candidate loves typography, pays close attention to detail, is a conceptual thinker and an excellent communicator, and can handle multiple projects.
  • Candidate must be talented and energetic
  • Must have experience assigning illustrations, creating infographics, and art directing photo shoots
  • Strong design abilities and typographic skills
  • Keen eye for color and ability to communicate corrections to imagery
  • Expert InDesign, InCopy Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience in photography/video an asset
  • Experience on or around boats / love being on the water a plus


Professional demeanor is essential for all positions at Active Interest Media. In addition to a courteous, friendly and professional demeanor, the following qualifications are fundamental for this position:

  • This position reports to the Editor-in-Chief and will work closely with the Creative Director to evolve the look and feel of FOB, as well as design stories and packages.
  • Design and layout of award-winning magazines
  • Work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to maintain and evolve the look of the magazines
  • Work closely with the editor to keep the daily production of the issue on track
  • Design special sections and brand extension projects
  • Assign artwork
  • Create briefs for photographers to set expectations for photoshoots to ensure visual storytelling will complement the written word

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Active Interest Media values ​​diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.