Basic Function: Newspaper page layout, special publication layout and print ad design.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Page layout of weekly newspaper
- Ad design
- Design and layout of special publications
- Design of spec ads, as needed
- Upload newspaper to website
- Other duties as needed
Experience: Thorough understanding of page layout, print design, typography, and brand/style guides. Newspaper experience and/or a strong portfolio in print media preferred. Grammar, punctuation and attention to detail are key. Experience working with Creative Cloud Libraries also a plus. Top candidate will be fluent in InDesign and Photoshop. Most importantly designer must work well with a team and under deadline pressure. Familiarity of print process is a big plus.
Education: College degree in graphic design, typography or related field prefered. Proficiency in Adobe inDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator.
Other Qualifications: Newspaper or previous publishing experience is preferred, but we will consider qualified, including entry level, candidates