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Freelance Graphic Designer

Publication or Company  Elevation Outdoors Magazine
Industry  Magazine Publishing
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location Boulder, CO
Job Requirements Summit Publishing seeks an experienced graphic designer to assist in the layout of its Colorado-based publication, Elevation Outdoors magazine, on a freelance, per-issue basis.

Designer would be responsible for the majority of editorial design, from FOB sections to department pages and editorial features. This position would report to and work under the guidance of the Art Director. The ideal candidate is highly organized, deadline driven and can follow design standards and brand aesthetic as defined by the Art Director. This position works in close conjunction with our editorial, sales and art staff and necessitates strong communication skills between all departments. Candidates should possess extensive experience with InDesign, a passion for publication design, and familiarity of pre-press standards and language. Photoshop, Illustrator, InCopy skills are also required. Responsibilities will span an approximate 3 week production period of most months, covering a complete process of initial editorial design through final shipping of the print magazine, which includes creating preliminary layouts to be reviewed with the Art Director, working with editorial staff to adjust layout during proofing, and working with our sales and production departments to finalize layout components as part of the magazine's shipping process. Designer is also responsible for preparation of files for magazine's digital editions. Candidate must be dependable to adhere to strict deadlines and have the ability to teleconference and collaborate with multiple remote staffs.

Elevation Outdoors is printed 10x per year and has a total circulation of 45,000 throughout Colorado. POSITION REQUIRES ATTENDANCE to weekly staff meetings in either our Boulder, Colorado or Charlottesville, Virginia offices. ElevationOutdoors.com

Please submit resume, cover letter and portfolio link (or attachment no larger than 10mb) to megan@elevationoutdoors.com
Please include GRAPHIC DESIGNER in the subject line.

No phone calls please.