Print and Digital Designer

Employer
Location
Bethesda
Posted
Apr 23, 2012
Closes
May 23, 2012
Contact
ASBMB/FASEB Human Resources, resumes@faseb.org
Duration
Full Time
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), is seeking an experienced visual storyteller to take the print & digital editions of ASBMB Today, & various marketing initiatives to new levels. ASBMB represents researchers who work on the cutting edge of the biosciences, we want our publications & marketing to equally reflect the degree of sophistication & ingenuity. Our staff believes that good content engages our membership & provokes change.

Responsibilities:
The designer will be responsible for supporting both the publications team & the marketing team in all facets of visual design strategy & execution, user experience & website creative production.

Requirements:
Documented experience in both print and web design and a track record of adopting current best practices, styles and methodologies.
Experience with strategic web marketing (SEO, media, viral marketing and social networking).
Expert knowledge of Adobe CS5.
Intermediate knowledge of HTML/CSS and content-management systems.
Familiarity and a desire to learn more about Web 2.0 emerging technologies.
Strong sense of visual storytelling and an eagerness/initiative to explore new story forms.
Experience in a fast-paced, newsroom environment and a sense of urgency.
Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously.
Evidence of continuing education to increase proficiency in technical and editorial skills.
Budgeting and scheduling experience would be useful.
Desire to dabble in illustration would be appreciated and encouraged.
Strong problem solving skills.
Attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of creative stakeholders.
Ability to work with printers and provide specs for printed pieces.
A passion for news.

To view a detailed job description, visit: http://www.faseb.org/Who-We-Are/Employment-on-FASEB-Campus.aspx


Please submit a resume and cover letter with a link to a portfolio that includes a diverse array of your work for both Web and print, plus your salary requirements to resumes@faseb.org. Please include examples of as many of the following as possible: feature stories for print, explanatory infographics, data visualization examples, charts, illustrations and other creative Web work, such as e-mailers, buttons, banners and backgrounds. In sum, provide evidence that youre someone (a) with a powerful and modern design aesthetic, (b) with strong journalistic integrity and (c) eager to and capable of pushing the boundaries of visual storytelling and exploring new story forms.

EOE


Please submit a resume and cover letter with a link to a portfolio that includes a diverse array of your work for both Web and print, plus your salary requirements to resumes@faseb.org. Please include examples of as many of the following as possible: feature stories for print, explanatory infographics, data visualization examples, charts, illustrations and other creative Web work, such as e-mailers, buttons, banners and backgrounds. In sum, provide evidence that youre someone (a) with a powerful and modern design aesthetic, (b) with strong journalistic integrity and (c) eager to and capable of pushing the boundaries of visual storytelling and exploring new story forms.

EOE

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