Designer, Digital & Print Platforms

Location
New York
Posted
May 28, 2013
Closes
Jun 27, 2013
Contact
Ms. HR Director
Duration
Full Time
Overall responsibility: Design and produce pages, digital artwork and consumer products for the Daily Racing Form newspaper and for DRF.com.

Job requirements:
Lay out news pages and content, including front page and template pages, on daily newspaper and DRF.com deadlines.
Color-correct photos and prepare pages for press.
Design news and marketing artwork and graphics for DRF.com, working closely with web production team.
Style and produce a variety of DRF digital handicapping products.
Redesign existing sections of the website as well as design new areas and pages.
Work closely with marketing and development teams to enhance usability and effectiveness of the website

Qualifications:
Strong knowledge of InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash in a PC environment.
Knowledge of html.
Bachelor’s degree or at least 1-3 years experience in relevant media position.
Must be available for weekend work.
Ability to produce accurate and high-quality work and deliver against tight deadlines.
A strong focus on front end design and modern web standards and practices to create an effective user experience.
Experience with new media such as tablet publications and mobile apps a plus.
Experience designing for e-commerce web sites a plus.
Experience with K4 and Drupal a plus.


Include cover letter with salary requirements. If cover letters and resumes are submitted without salary requirements, they 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!