Are you an experienced graphic designer who enjoys blending editorial and art elements to create compelling magazine layouts? Are you a forward thinker who is eager to collaborate and exchange ideas, If so, the art director at AroundAbout Local Media, Inc., would like to talk to you!
A 20 to 25-hour-a-week position is open for the right person – a team player who has at least an associate’s degree and a mastery of the latest design software, including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite. The job also requires a sharp eye for detail and organizational skills to manage a fast-paced workflow under deadline. AroundAbout Local Media publishes three hyper-local magazines (TowneLaker, Sixes Living and Around Woodstock) that bring Cherokee County residents positive, uplifting and relevant information.
Editorial Designer AroundAbout Local Media, Inc.
TowneLaker, (100 page) Sixes Living, (76 pages) Around Woodstock (68 pages)
Experienced and creative graphic designer who will be responsible for producing aesthetically pleasing page design for established press printed local community magazine.
Responsibilities include creating InDesign document ready for press, requiring appropriate technical knowledge. Applicant also needs an eye for detail, required for making proofer’s corrections to pages for final draft each month.
Individual will be working under the supervision of the Art Director and with the Executive Editor to design creative pages with readability in mind.
Organizational skills will be needed to maintain organized files of photos, archiving files and managing heavy workflow of page proofs during deadlines.
Must have prior printed publication design experience, proofreading experience and know proofer’s marks, must be highly organized and technically competent, a creative problem-solver.
Knowledgeable about photo editing for press with PhotoShop, an expert with InDesign and prepress file preparation.
Must have great time-management skills, be a team player and work within tight deadlines.
Flexibility with schedule is important; workflow will fluctuate throughout the print cycle. There will be a few critical times each month when being at work is mandatory.