Graphic Designer

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 18, 2012
Closes
Oct 18, 2012
Contact
Ms. HR Director
Duration
Full Time
The Daily Racing Form has an immediate opening for a full-time graphic designer to work in our midtown Manhattan office. Projects include designing pages for the Daily Racing Form newspaper and producing digital artwork and consumer products for our growing web site, DRF.com. The ideal candidate will be able to juggle multiple tasks quickly and efficiently on tight deadlines. Weekend work is required.

Lay out news pages and content, including front page and templated pages, on daily newspaper and DRF.com deadlines.
Prepare pages for press, make color corrections for photos and place ads.
Design news and marketing artwork and graphics for DRF.com, working closely with web production team.
Style and produce a variety of DRF handicapping products.
Lay out special newspaper sections and magazine projects.

Strong knowledge of InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator in a PC environment.
Familiarity with html.
Bachelor’s degree or at least 1-3 years experience in relevant media position.
Experience with K4 and/or Drupal a plus.
Experience with new media such as tablet publications and mobile apps a plus.
Entrepreneurial orientation a plus.


Salary requirements a MUST, and any cover letters and resumes submitted without salary requirements will NOT be considered.
Please include work samples, either in PDF format or a link to an online portfolio.

We are an Equal Opportunity M/F Employer.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!