News Page Designer
NEWS PAGE DESIGNER
Metro, the world’s fastest growing online and print news media, is looking for an experienced News Page Designer with solid news judgement to join our editorial team in New York City. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with experience paginating editorial content for a news publication. Copy editing experience is a plus. The job requires evening hours, so applicants must be available to work nights and weekends. The designer will at times be responsible for handling news pages for three Metro publications.
Metro has a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please include salary requirements, cover letter, resume and a link to a portfolio. If you do not have an online portfolio, please include a few samples of your work.
As a News Page Designer, your duties will include, but are not limited to; ensuring that the final Metro paper is presented in the most attractive, error-free manner on a timely basis. This includes but is not limited to: designing and building pages in Metro’s entertainment and news sections to the most attractive and interesting designs that would appeal to Metro's demographic; and being open-minded and adaptable to late-breaking changes that occur in a typical news environment.
Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign & Photoshop Illustration skills are a plus Must have excellent time management skills and able to work under strict deadlines At least 2 years’ experience working in editorial design or similar field