Job Description: A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.
Milwaukee Magazine, one of the nation’s most respected city and regional magazines, is seeking a full-time graphic designer with the ability to think conceptually as well as aesthetically. Known for its award-winning in-depth profiles, investigative features, reader service pieces and top-notch dining and entertainment packages, the magazine is central to Milwaukee’s media landscape. We are located in the Historic Third Ward, mere steps from Lake Michigan, and have a front-row view of the city’s burgeoning downtown while we serve the entire metro Milwaukee area.
We are looking for an enthusiastic editorial designer with a passion for journalism and dedication to reflecting Milwaukee’s creativity, diversity and vibrancy in our expanding, multi-platform media brand. The designer’s main function will be to collaborate with the Art Department to assist in the creative execution of innovative design concepts in print, Web and marketing materials. This position requires a self-motivated, reliable team player with a positive professional attitude. Successful candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with photography, camera equipment and studio lighting a big plus.
Oversee your own projects through to completion
Work with the Art Department to successfully translate concepts to page
Demonstrate a passion for design and creative thinking
Prioritize workload and meet deadlines
Pay extreme attention to detail and consistency
Research, organize and assign photography and illustrations
Assist art team with format and design of department pages, features and covers
Assist in the coordination of photo shoots
Prepare files and images for press: image retouch, clipping, layering, etc.
Prepare final print files for Web: image resizing, create image galleries, etc.
Follow and maintain branding standards
Assist ad designer with ad design, Web ads and sales/marketing projects
Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Must understand basic prepress production of print files
Degree in graphic design or media-related equivalent and 2 years of print experience
Superior communication skills and a friendly, positive attitude
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
Additional Company Information:
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
Drug Free Workplace
Type of Job: Design
City: Milwaukee, WI
Company: Milwaukee Magazine
About Our Company: A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.
How to Apply: Please apply online at: https://www.bequad.com/job/milwaukee/designer-milwaukee-magazine/11056/9017234