Details for PRINT DESIGNER

We are looking to enhance the reader experience across our channels by providing a beautiful and bold newspaper, presenting a user-friendly website and offering engaging social media . To make these enhancements we are looking for a few people with a fresh, bold approach to publishing and design.

The Position: Designer

The scope of this work will include newspaper design and web/social media design. We are offering a paid internship which could lead to part-time engagement with the company.

The Designer's Mission: To develop and implement proactive creative assets that will support the editorial mission of Insight News both in print and on-line.

We are looking for a commitment of 10 hours/week for 12 weeks. Compensation DOE.

Scope of work:

• Find and edit graphics, such as photographs or illustrations

• Correct photos for print and online publishing

• Add updates to website as needed

• Position artwork and text on the page layout

• Select formatting properties, such as text size, column width, and spacing

• Check proofs, or preliminary layouts, for errors and make corrections

• Finalize formatted documents for printing or electronic publication

• Create ads for newspaper and social media platforms

Requirements/Competencies:

Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop InDesign Illustrator Wordpress

Skills & Abilities

• Excellent attention to detail with strong organizational and time management/prioritization skills.

• Ability to distinguish good layout/typography, apply color theory, hierarchy and balance.

• Great communication skills, enjoys teamwork, and thrives in a collaborative project environment with ongoing deadlines.

• Excellent follow-up skills with the ability to multi-task. Ability to function independently with little direction.

• Must be self-motivated.

• Ability to thrive and work constructively in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. Able to work occasional after-hours in order to meet deadlines.

• Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility.

• Strong understanding and knowledge of print processes, including: 4 color process printing, spot color printing and various printing techniques.

• Ability to troubleshoot, and possess the initiative find the information needed to get the job

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