Freelance Senior-Level Designer
Life & Style Weekly is looking for a freelance senior-level designer to cover a maternity leave. The job would begin the second week of February and continue through the end of June, tentatively.The candidate will design editorial pages for all sections of the magazine and conceptualize packages from start to finish. The position requires strong design skills as well as clear communication skills and an ability to work under tight deadlines. Candidates should have a good expression of forward thinking, out of the box creative solutions, as well as an understanding of existing brand perimeters. They are expected to bring solutions to editorial content, oversee pages from design to close, including some production, color mark-up, and page proof review. This position will report to the Art Director and Executive Editor.The ideal candidate should have:• 5+ years in editorial design, weekly publishing experience a strong plus• Ability to work quickly• Collaborative nature• Attention to detail• Strong communication skills• Ability to work flexible hours• Background in journalism a plus.• Love of celebrity culture and fashion a plus.Please send your HOURLY rate, resume, pdf samples (no more than 5 mb) or a link to an online portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will only be able to consider candidates who provide samples of their work and their rate.No phone calls please.