Junior Graphic Designer

  • Job Description:
    Observer Media is seeking a junior designer to join its art and production department to art direct and layout the Commercial Observer, a weekly newspaper covering the commercial real estate industry and help with the designing of the New York Observer, New York's premier weekly newspaper. This position will report to the Creative Director and will work closely with the editors of Commercial Observer and the photo department, from concept to postproduction, making sure to meet brand standards and timelines to design the newspaper, commission illustration, create info graphics, charts and great looking pages on a weekly basis. Also, laying out a weekly online newsletter is part of the job and some digital work as well.
  • Position: Designer
  • Area of Focus: Other
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • Benefits: 401k, health & dental
  • Company: Observer Media
  • Contact Email: Designer@observer.com
  • Contact Name: Lauren Draper
  • How to Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter, résumé and portfolio to Designer@observer.com
  • Job Requirements: The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, with strong skills in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of typography and conceptual imaging skills are a must as is experience in visual journalism and editorial layout. Candidates must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multitask in a high-stress, fast-paced work environment. We are seeking someone highly organized with strong communication skills that enjoys working with a team. Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design and 2 years experience in print design and production field required. Master of current digital design tools such as Adobe CS a big plus.
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