Design Editor

Location
Washington
Posted
Aug 08, 2013
Closes
Sep 06, 2013
Contact
Jason Ingram
Duration
Full Time
Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill, is seeking a design editor to oversee the design and graphical presentation of Roll Call's print edition and website, as part of Roll Call's copy desk. The design editor lays out all pages for the four-day-a-week print edition along with designing graphics and illustrations for both print and online, in addition to some copy-editing tasks and social media responsibilities on a daily basis.

The ideal candidate would have at least two to four years of experience at a daily newspaper, would be well-versed in editing and designing on tight deadlines, and would have exemplary visual skills and news judgment along with a strong interest in Congress and the legislative process.

Advanced knowledge of Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator is required, as well as a strong grasp of Associated Press style. Familiarity with social media applications such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram is a plus.

Each application will be evaluated against the minimum job qualifications identified in the job posting above. Failure to return the completed application will negatively impact your candidacy for the position. By returning the completed application, you will be considered an applicant, but it does not guarantee an interview.

The Economist Group values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.





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