Junior Designer & Production Coordinator

Aug 18, 2014
Sep 17, 2014
Mr. Kent Odendahl
Full Time
5280 is seeking an administrative production and design role to serve the needs of the design + production, advertising and marketing departments. The ideal candidate is highly organized with a strong attention to detail. Applicants should also be able to manage his or her schedule effectively, be self-motivated and proactive in seeking opportunities to assist others on projects, i.e. a highly organized multi-tasker. This person should know how to balance day-to-day tasks with special projects while consistently meeting tight deadlines and be able to thrive in an informal, collaborative, and fast-paced environment.

Applicants must have:

* Some previous design experience; an interest in advertising, photography, and all things design.

* The ability to take a design or layout and translate it into multiple digital or print sizes with exceptional attention to detail.

* A solid technical understanding of Adobe CS (especially InDesign), FileMaker, Mac OS, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

* Must be confident in his or her knowledge of industry-standard printing practices.

* The ability to read and edit (but not necessarily create) HTML code and tagging.

* Experience with content management systems such as Drupal or Wordpress are a plus.

Responsibilities include:

* Production and design support for print and web ad design, special advertising sections, event and promotional designs and implementation, and any other various design needs as determined by art team members.

* Developing sales sheets, PowerPoint presentations, and any other designs necessary to support the sales staff and its initiatives.

* Provide support for other design + production team members based on workflow or in the event of absence.

* Serve as administrative liason between the sales department and production team.

* Work with sales team to ensure digital and print ads booked accurately and mapped correctly in our system.

* Serve as back-up front desk receptionist when office manager is unavailable.

In order to be considered for this position you must e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 3 design samples in a single document. To apply via US Mail, send application materials to: 5280 Publishing, Inc. 1515 Wazee Street Suite 400, Denver, Colorado 80202. No phone calls.

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