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Graphic Designer (Editorial/Print)

IndexUniverse, an international financial media company, is looking for a talented Graphic Designer (Editorial/Print) to join our team in San Francisco's, Financial District. You will be joining a small design team consisting of the Creative Director in San Francisco, and several remote designers. One of your main focuses will be magazine design and layout. You will be working directly with the Managing Editor on a monthly publication, and will be responsible for its production including monthly concept creation for cover and internal layout, design execution, and final production. This magazine is very dependent on typography and has very few photos, so excellent type skills are key! In addition, you will participate in the design and layout of a variety of print work including: media kits, advertising, corporate collateral, conference materials, white papers and other projects as they arise. We are a small team, and you must enjoy jumping in on a variety of projects as needed. Candidate Profile: • Minimum of 3 years post-college magazine design experience • Superior magazine design standards, and enthusiasm for innovative, creative storytelling • Thorough knowledge of print production process for magazines. • Modern, sophisticated approach to typography and page design. Excellent creative typography skills are essential. • Experience doing your own print production and creating files ready for sending directly to printer • Exceptional understanding of grid systems, layout, composition, hierarchy, and color is required • Expert InDesign skills with understanding of baseline grids, consistency, and style sheets • Highly proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator • Experience working collaboratively with editors • The ability to take complex financial content and deliver it in a clear, concise and engaging manner • Meticulous attention to detail • Extremely organized • Deadline driven, able to multitask, and manage numerous projects simultaneously • Must be flexible in order to meet shifting priorities • Self-starter who can self-direct and work independently, as well as take direction and receive feedback in a positive manner • Information graphic experience a plus • Experience with finance a plus but not required Responsibilities: • Oversee all aspects of the design and production of a monthly publication • Collaborate with editor in designing artwork and concepts on a per issue basis • Translate financial concepts into visually appealing info-graphics • Responsible for your own print production and releasing files to the printer (we do not have a production team) • Work with printer as needed on production and printing • Participate in the design of media kits, advertising, corporate collateral, conference materials, white papers and other projects as they arise

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