Lead Designer | Bethesda Magazine and Bethesda Rhythm

Are you a visual thinker and creative problem solver? Are you looking for a company that will invest time in your development, support your professional growth and listen to your ideas? If so, this could be an opportunity for you.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ability to create captivatinginformative designs for Bethesda Magazine editorial content, including covers, articles, and interior sections
  • Provide artistic direction and management of independent artists to produce powerful images for use across print and digital channels
  • Collaborate with the publicmarketing and sales to create dynamic visual solutions and improve our content


  • 5+ years of work experience in a creative role in a media company, design studio, or similar environment
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and related applications
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the role of design and the importance of clear visual communication
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively across departments and with external vendors
  • Experience designing within brand guidelines while delivering innovative solutions
  • Attention to detail and adherence to industry standards in prepress and production processes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and delegate tasks as appropriate
  • Ability to work in the office at least 2x/week
  • Willingness to work onsite more frequently as needed during project/issue deadlines
  • Ability to work off-site as needed (i.e. telecommuting)

Favorite Skills:

  • Experience with HTML and CSS in multimedia storytelling
  • Creation of video content for digital release, including social media
  • Familiarity with DSLR cameras and photo editing best practices
  • Ability to create illustrations, icons or other original visual content
  • Experience creating static or multimedia content for social media


We offer competitive salaries and offer many benefits and wellness initiatives to our employees:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (company pays 100% of employee coverage)
  • Group term life insurance ($100,000 paid by employer)
  • Long-term disability (100% paid by employer)
  • Voluntary benefits: Short-term disability, accident insurance, life insurance, long-term care, etc.
  • 401K retirement plan (company correspondence provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to include wellness benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid Community Giving Day

Z-Pop Media is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or alumni status. protected combatant and will not be subject to any discrimination based on disability.