Graphic Designer

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Job Description
Reporting to the Design Editor, the Graphic Designer ensures the
highest possible design and story-telling standards are met by the
Puget Sound Business Journal on all platforms ?day in and day out
online, and week in and week out in print. The ideal candidate
should be well-versed in visual storytelling, with a solid
background in publication design and photography. This position is
responsible for driving new and creative forms of storytelling and
is expected to contribute to, and edify, planning discussions at
all levels across the newsroom.
Duties
- Design and visually edify printed Weekly Edition
- Execute companywide design format, standards and style guide for
Weekly Edition
- Work with editorial news team to creatively present stories and
data in print and digital platforms
- Generate graphics, images and layout to drive reader engagement
for print and online story-telling
- Design special sections and reports
- Contribute story ideas regularly, as well as a constant stream of
ideas for stories in the pipeline
Skills
- Must be proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop;
HTML/CSS a plus
- Strong visual storyteller who can drive non-narrative story forms
and infographics
- Comfortable using third-party software/tools to create graphics
and digital interactives
- Has experience editing photos and brainstorming ideas with
photographers
- Strong communicator, able to articulate the design vision to
editorial and business staffers alike
- Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all colleagues and
professionally with sources and vendors
Experience
- Minimum of 1 to 3 years of publication design experience in a
newsroom
- The ideal candidate will have a diverse background working with
editors, designers, photographers
Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred

ABOUT US
The Puget Sound Business Journal and its 40+ sister publications
are part of American City Business Journals, the No. 1 source for
local business news in the nation. We publish daily online, weekly
in print and deliver multiple daily email products, as well as host
monthly events attended by hundreds of business
executives. The Puget Sound Business Journal is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. The Company considers applicants for all
positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin,
gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic
protected by applicable city, state or federal law.

TO APPLY
Email resume and a link to design samples to Laurie Lawrence at
. Only applications with design samples
and editorial experience will be considered (please do not send
work samples as PDFs or attachments). No phone calls please.