Designer/Illustrator

  • Job Description:
    Help lead the digital transformation of one of Seattle's most iconic media brands, driving key initiatives to optimize print while accelerating digital growth. The Seattle Times has an opening for a creative, energetic designer with illustration skills to join our visual team. We cover news and events that impact the people who live, work and care about Seattle and the surrounding region. In addition to providing excellent journalism, our team designs and maintains all platforms that publish it, from our daily paper to seattletimes.com. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working on deadline in a fast-paced environment. The designer will be responsible for designing daily pages and interactive projects as well as creating illustrations. The designer should be a self-starter who is able to think creatively and provide visual solutions to enhance our storytelling. What will you do? • Produce effective designs and illustrations (static and/or interactive) for daily and project use within the established style guidelines for various coverage areas on multiple platforms. • Must have an emphasis on: appropriateness of style, execution, clarity of visual storytelling, impact, concept, accuracy and a commitment to proofreading and editing all design work. • Take a multi-platform approach to design and storytelling and participate in the associated prototyping, storyboarding and planning endeavors. What will it take to be successful? • Knowledge of graphics and illustration tools such as Adobe CC Suite and experience with responsive web design techniques. • Demonstrated ability to take concepts and translate into visual storytelling images or interactive web pieces. • Experience with current web standards, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and relevant code libraries. • Established illustration styles • Ability to capture concepts in surprising and delightful ways • Ability to work in high pressure, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. • Strong attention to detail. • Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team. Requirements • Knowledge of graphics and illustration tools such as Adobe Suite (Creative Cloud or older CS versions) • Experience with responsive web design techniques. • Demonstrated ability to take concepts and translate into visual storytelling images or interactive web pieces. • Experience with current web standards, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and relevant code libraries. • Established illustration styles • Ability to capture concepts in surprising and delightful ways • Ability to work in high pressure, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. • Experience/ familiarity with pagination systems and WordPress preferred
  • Position: Designer
  • Area of Focus: Illustration
  • City: Seattle
  • Region: West Coast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: The Seattle Times is a Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization, recognized as one of the best in the country. At The Seattle Times, your work matters. We are a family-owned-and-operated company; dedicated to the community we serve.
  • Company: The Seattle Times
  • How to Apply: Apply directly through our website at https://rn22.ultipro.com/SEA1004/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*2B2780357150AEF5
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