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Newspaper designer

An award-winning design team needs creative and hard working page designers. The Chronicle-Tribune produces high quality daily newspapers in North Central Indiana. The position provides the opportunity for hands-on experience developing visual storytelling techniques. The C-T design desk in Marion, Ind. assembles five local dailies across the region. Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree in journalism or related subject. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop required. Send resume to: Matt Hutton, managing editor, and David Penticuff, editor, the Chronicle-Tribune, 610 S. Adams St., Marion, IN 46953; e-mail, Please make sure email size does not exceed 2.5 MB. Samples will be sought upon request.

Customer Service Representative

Customer Service Rep for Circle Press/1800 Postcards Data entry, heavy phone work & Customer Service. Knowledge of Printing/Pre-press/Production BUT not required. Full time Salary negotiable based on experience Send Resume & CVR to Gary Lacinski 212-741-1070, x169

Wide Format Production Manager

Work in a very "hands - on and customer focused" environment with artists and photographers providing fine art reproduction and related services. Excellent customer service is a basic requirement from an ideal candidate. Supervise and participate within a small team and monitor multiple projects through completion. Coordinate staff schedules and material / supply requirements. Maintain quality-control standards and advance company goals, working closely with owners / operators as integral part of management team. We are looking for a reliable, good team player looking to grow and advance their career. Prior customer service and/or sales experience preferable. Applicant must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This person will have opportunity to participate and contribute in company growth and goal-setting. Precise attention to detail and accuracy required along with the ability and responsibility to complete multiple assignments on time. General office skills, some project assembly that will include trimming, mounting, canvas stretching and light housekeeping duties as required. Organize, delegate and monitor the flow of print projects through completion. Check schedules, confirm product specifications, arrange adjustments, monitor the quality of the product and ensure deadlines are met. Assist team in prepping final files, approving and proofing projects, organizing final work flow, coordinating delivery of projects, and assisting in the overall work load for the imaging team.

Paid Interns

We are looking for a design intern to work in the Pre Press Department; -Duties to include working on raw art files & preparing them for print production. Also looking for Sales/Customer support Interns;-Duties to assist Sales Director & sales team with all aspects of sales & sales development to customer support & sales promotions. Hours: 20-30 hours per week & approx. Pay$ & of course your institution's credits. We would need to interview candidates for both positions. Looking for at least 2-4 interns. To start ASAP. Thank you Gary Lacinski 212-741-1070, x169 Thank you! G Gary Lacinski Business Development Director Circle Press 1-800 Post Cards 121 Varick Street 4th Floor New York, NY 10013 212-741-1070, ext. 169

Digital Production Assistant

Food Network Magazine is looking for an individual to help add functionality to our iPad edition 2 days/month. Duties will include creating hotspots, attaching XML, placing widgets. To be considered candidates must know InDesign, including at least 1 year experience in WoodWing and impeccable attention to detail.

SR. Newspaper Producer

The Naples Daily News seeks a competent, detail oriented and creative designer to fill the role of Senior Newspaper Producer. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be imaginative and a capable designer with strong communication skills. The Senior Newspaper Producer is a hands-on positions, overseeing the front line production and design of three weekly newspapers and one monthly magazine under the supervision of the Naples Daily News Art Director. This position will also manage workflow in cooperation with publication editors in order to meet weekly and monthly deadlines. Please post interest and URL (or links) to work samples at Key Activities: •Presenting the news clearly and producing pages with an eye to limiting errors and inaccuracies, good headline writing, play of stories, photo/graphic presentation, and consistent deadline performance. •Responding to concerns or suggestions from editors or their designees about story play, presentation, headlines, etc. •Implementing the division common styles (written-word and presentation) and guidelines in the most efficient manner possible. •Posting stories online. •Making recommendations regarding both presentation and editorial coverage to improve efficiency and relevancy. •Implementing efficient workflow. •Promoting teamwork, communication and participation in daily and special projects. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities •Requires a BS/BA in news/media/journalism discipline or equivalent experience. •A minimum of 3 to 4 years daily newspaper editorial experience preferred. •Must have ability to improve and develop own skills through feedback, personal development and shared best practices. •Must demonstrate organizational efficiency and effectiveness necessary to contribute to a fast-paced production environment serving multiple customers •Must possess solid news judgment. •Must possess a clear sense of mission, a design/presentation philosophy and outstanding editing and writing skills to ensure the integrity of all news products. •Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and operational fluency of in line editing; copy editing, headline writing, picture editing, and publication design (from font management to color theory). •Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and operational fluency of contemporary newspaper technology (Saxotech experience preferred) and front-end system interaction with wire services, syndicated feeds, online CMS system, etc. •Must show understanding and knowledge of libel laws as well as state and federal laws regarding open meetings, open records and access to information. •Must possess an entrepreneurial spirit and be an innovative thinker. •Must possess strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills necessary to navigate multiple customers and supervisors at multiple locations, both within and outside the newsrooms. •Must exhibit high standards of accuracy and fairness

Art Director / Department Manager

Ability to work well under deadline pressure. This means managing the potential heavy workflow of the art & production department on a daily basis to ensure quality, accurate and timely output. Acts as chief ad designer. Able to balance quality with speed and volume of work. Mature, level-headed, quality design skills, strong people skills Excellent computer skills specifically as it relates to ad building and design software such as Quark, InDesign CS5, and Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat It is also expected there is a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and has some knowledge of the pagination process. An eye for design along with superior written, verbal and communication skills are necessary for professional communications with staff, vendors and customers. The Art Director is also the key digital ad & graphics builder with knowledge of flash, CS5.5 and related software components for online ad builds and graphics. Works with the company's web producer to provide needed graphic components for websites. Bachelor's degree preferred plus at least 3 years management experience in an art/production department of print and online media including newspapers, magazines, directories etc.

Web/Print Designer

Animoto is looking for a jaw-droppingly awesome designer to join our marketing team and lead the design efforts on everything from promotional online web pages to print advertising campaigns. We're well-funded (VC round in June 2009) but we're still small, so it's a great time to come on board as we grow like crazy in 2011. You'll be our first full-time designer on our fast-growing marketing team. Your plate will be full. You'll help shape the design direction of our various marketing efforts and ensure that everything produced is both pixel-perfect and cohesively represents the Animoto brand. In addition, you'll working on various website pages that will be seen by millions of people each month. You'll have to internalize our brand, then contribute to the critical decisions that decide where it goes. But here's the catch: we need the best. We've won every sort of award, from the Webbys to SXSW to the Crunchies (Best Design this year!), and we've been covered by all sorts of media, NY Times and USA Today and TechCrunch among others. Your work will uphold our reputation while pushing Animoto's design forward into the coming decade. This is a full-time position at our headquarters in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NYC. To understand our culture, we're progressive and push the limits, and we have a great, young, vibrant office where we love to come and work hard. Except when we're drinking beers and playing Rockband in our lounge on Friday afternoons.