Graphic Designer / Digital Media Designer

Owings Mills, Maryland
Competitive salary, health, dental
Jul 15, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

Graphic Designer — Print & Web Design

Mid-Atlantic Media, an expanding media company, has opportunities for a creative designer to work with award-winning publications, weekly newspapers, news-magazines and lifestyle publications, which includes Baltimore’s Child, Baltimore Jewish Times, Baltimore Style magazine, Consumer’s Eye magazine, Home Services, Washington Family and Washington Jewish Week and a host of custom media products, we strive for excellence with every issue of every publication. 

We are seeking a talented designer for a fast-paced media-publishing company. This full-time position is a great opportunity for the candidate that can maintain work flow organization, display outstanding design skills, effectively communicate with sales staff and clients, and perform pre-press work. This position includes but is not limited to advertising design, web-based production and layout design. The qualified candidate must be comfortable working under tight deadlines and show the ability to work independently as well as with a team.

Key Responsibilities

• Work directly with the editorial staff to design editorial pages in Indesign

• Design print advertisements, track ad status

• Work directly with sales reps to design spec ads, sales sheets and promotional material

• Communicate directly with printer: generating print order, calculating ad percentage, resolving issues, communicating changes to production schedule, addressing printing concerns or errors

• Generate and maintain production schedules

• Design web advertisements, eblasts, web pages

• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelors Degree and 3 years minimum equivalent experience in newspaper or magazine production management

• Advanced knowledge of Adobe: Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word Press, FTP software

• Pre-press experience and experience working with commercial printers


Ideal Qualifications

• Efficient, detail-oriented and highly organized

• Customer service experience

• Strong problem solving skills

• Goal oriented

Please submit your resume and portfolio examples for review. PDF files preferred.

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