Express, The Washington Post's free commuter newspaper, is seeking a talented graphic designer to produce daily news and features pages and special sections. The ideal candidate should have a journalist's mindset and a strong understanding of how text, graphics and photos can tell a story. He or she can design clean and dynamic pages and illustrate stories and section covers with strategic selection of stock or staff photography. Adobe Creative Suite expertise and strong typographical skills are a must.A desirable candidate will be able to:-Present Express' editorial content in innovative and engaging ways while operating within Express' established look and feel;-Contribute ideas about both design and content during editorial meetings;-Collaborate effectively with a team of editors and other designers;-Assist the design team with photo selection and processing;-Keep up in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.Requirements: A degree in graphic design or journalism, with 2-3 years editorial design experience at a newspaper or magazine. Job Duration: 6-month contract positionPlease submit a resume, cover letter, and 5-7 samples of your work (or the address to your online portfolio) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.No phone calls, please.