Design director leaving Fortune
Tim Leong, the design director at Fortune magazine for the past eight months, is leaving the business magazine to run the design department at Entertainment Weekly.
In an email to Talking Biz news, Leong writes, “I’m incredibly excited about this new opportunity, but sad to leave my amazing colleagues at Fortune.”
He previously the director of digital design at Wired, where he designed features and oversaw the design and interactives of the digital editions. He was the design director at Complex Magazine.
Before that he spent three years at Men’s Health. In 2005 he founded the Eisner-award losing Comic Foundry Magazine, which folded a few years later. Leong is currently on the board of the Society of Publication Designers. His first book, “Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe” was published in 2013 from Chronicle Books.
Leong is a University of Missouri graduate.