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VOGUE

SENIOR DESIGNER
2008 – 2019
(Freelance and Permanent Positions)

Fast-paced, highly creative and engaging design role in the editorial team. VOGUE magazine caters for women's interests in high-end luxury, sustainable and ethical fashion, accessories, bags, shoes, beauty, health and lifestyle. With modern-day stress, holistic wellness is an integral part of daily beauty and health routines. Sustainable and ethical products, as well as the latest technology, are always at the forefront of any VOGUE reporting. VOGUE also features Arts, Lifestyle, Travel and Real Life stories.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MAGAZINE DESIGN
Print and digital magazine consisting of 12 issues per year. Briefing of photographers and stylists for shoots, through clear documentation, storyboarding and imagery. The Art Department has the necessary job of being able to work with all Departments to plan, conceptualise and prepare for each publication. Extensive image research, though image galleries, photographers websites and VOGUE archives to best support designs. Every designed page is required to be outstanding, innovative, and an industry-leading layout design. In a highly competitive market, a design must ensure that anyone flicking a magazine on the newsstand - buys the product.

Periodic redesigns to reinvent the look and feel included extensive style research, original design concepts, font research, templating and revision of the VOGUE style guide.

PRODUCTION
Art and design administration, grid pagination, circulating designed pages through the approval process, sourcing high-resolution imagery, calibration of images and arrangement of the flipbook for the Editor-in-Chief. The VOGUE Art Department is involved from the birth of the issues and pages through to the tangible finished product. A busy team who know the job that needs doing and produces!

VOGUE BRIDES
Over 160 pages of everything, a bride needs to know, from trends to spreads of luxury, classic and unique weddings from around the globe. Bridal fashion, rings, accessories, invitations, gifts, cakes and honeymoons. With some brides supplying 1000s of images, editing the selection to create an engaging layout was no easy edit. Engaging layouts, picture research, image editing, styling and sourcing high-resolution images.

VOGUE ROYALS
A special stand-alone royal magazine with over 160-pages celebrating royals from around the world. Style, culture, inside the royals luxury lives.

MARKETING
Over the years, budget cuts have meant job cuts, the VOGUE editorial team has become increasingly overrun with marketing work. VOSN - VOGUE Online Shopping Night, required extensive email marketing, online banners and advertisement designs. VOGUE CODES event showcasing inspirational women in technology guest speakers. VOGUE Fashion Night Out - Hosted in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane is a night out shopping and an opportunity to support Australian Fashion and Beauty retailers. Design requires large scale banners which are displayed all across the cities, email marketing, print marketing, online banners and advertising.

PROMOTIONS
Subscriber in magazine layouts and promotional flyers, design of sealed bags for special offers free with the purchase. Various email marketing, in magazine promotions, banners and advertising.

 

Selection of Design Work

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