Designer - National Journal

Apr 29, 2013
May 29, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
About National Journal

For more than four decades, National Journal has been the trusted Washington source of information, insight, and analysis on the policy, politics, and people shaping the business of government and the agenda of the nation.

With its smart, substantive, nonpartisan viewpoint, National Journal has a standing meeting with the decision-making class, reaching key audiences on Capitol Hill, the White House, and with the influential private sector.

National Journal's media portfolio includes 24/7 online coverage, a daily print chronicle of Congress, a forward-thinking weekly magazine, and live events delving into the latest policy challenges.

Job Description

National Journal is seeking a highly imaginative designer with a scrappy attitude and a love for the creative process to join its small but fast-paced marketing team. He/she will play an integral role in developing and executing marketing strategies targeting the advertisers and subscribers of National Journal's suite of award-winning event, digital, and print properties. Design projects will range from impactful event signage, to interactive online/mobile/tablet content, to branded infographics, to persuasive sales presentations and proposals.

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

-A passionate creator with knowledge of and passion for the media and event industry.
-2-5 years experience in relevant fields preferred (but a solid portfolio would qualify).
-Expertise of all relevant design programs, including Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign), HTML, CSS, Flash, and After Effects.
-A solid communicator comfortable presenting ideas and strategy.
-Comprehensive understanding of typography.
-Ability to conceptualize, storyboard, and create pixel-perfect mock-ups, and lead production with back-end developers.
-Working knowledge of print production, and ability to pre-flight projects.

Core Attributes:

-Force of Ideas -- At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing. We believe that ideas - to the good and not - have consequence. Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, giving voice, argument, and flight to the latter.
-Spirit of Generosity -- Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity - a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct. Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth - critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.

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Atlantic Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.