Art Director


From the publisher of POLITICO, Protocol is a new media company focused on the people, power, and politics of the technology industry. Protocol will equip decision-makers and innovators in tech, legacy businesses, and public policy with the reporting and insights they need to navigate a world in rapid change.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience designing and art directing for a digital publication, and will be skilled at identifying innovative approaches to visual storytelling. As the first member of Protocol's design staff, you'll be energized by the idea of working with a small, collaborative team to create high-impact stories, and you'll be a self-starter capable of juggling long- and short-term projects.

The art director will:

  • Direct the design of Protocol's web pages, newsletters, and other materials.
  • Commission original illustrations and photography.
  • Work with editors to create data visualizations.

The ideal candidate will be committed to creating a culture of high ambitions, big ideas, and truly excellent work – and also one that is caring, diverse, inclusive, and fun.

Join us:

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and a link to your digital portfolio to jobs@protocol.com. Please include the words "art director" in your subject line.

We're also hiring writers, editors, audio producers, copy editors, an audience engagement expert, a data journalist, and business development experts. Learn more.

Protocol believes a diverse and inclusive workplace enables us to do our best journalism. We welcome inquiries from people of all backgrounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities