Managing Art Director, Wired WIRED seeks a managing art director who can create elegant, inspired design solutions that enhance how readers experience WIRED and WIRED.com on multiple digital platforms. The managing art director is both a strong designer and a skilled project manager. Ideally you have a demonstrated ability to art direct and create graphics, illustrations, animations, icons, and visual solutions for news stories and features. Plus you will help the design team and other stakeholders track digital design projects, as well as craft realistic deadlines and meet them. You should be able to lead and participate in brainstorming as well as the creation of concepts. You are a collegial and savvy collaborator with a track record of working with teams across disciplines\u2014editorial, social media, marketing, video, and product. You can quickly and easily understand constraints and propose effective design solutions based on editorial goals and strategy. On some projects you will work closely with developers to ensure that design specifications are correctly implemented. The managing art director should know how to balance multiple deadlines and projects but also be ready to collaborate on an inspired breaking news idea. The job is full time and is based in San Francisco. Requirements: Multidisciplinary artist who can design across a wide range of platforms: digital, print, social, video, and more. Good typography and layout skills. Interest in creating engaging design for mobile audiences. Experience using InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Experience using Sketch and Basic CSS are a plus. Minimum three to five years of editorial experience preferred, but we\u2019ll consider strong applicants with a bit less if they have experience in newsrooms or similar settings and a track record managing design projects. Skills: Time management, delegation, multitasking, and management skills are a must. Excellent communication skills. Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail. Comfortable commissioning illustrators and art directing them as needed.\u00a0 Strong understanding of editorial workflows and process. Knowledgeable about trends in interactive experiences and emerging internet technologies.