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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 equips executives, investors, innovators and policymakers with the reporting and insights they need to understand 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.

Our Culture:

We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by positivity, optimism, diverse thought and background, grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation and urgency.

We value each team member. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Join us:

To apply, send a resume and cover letter, with the type of job you're seeking in the subject line, to

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