PRINT-LAYOUT DESIGNER

Contract Position
We are searching for a talented layout designer to join our graphic design team. As a layout designer, you will be working closely with artists and graphic designers to create eye-catching media for printed pages and screens. Your job is to ensure that the text, images, and media is perfectly balanced on the page to ensure a pleasant reading experience.

To be successful as a layout designer you should have extensive graphic design experience, a natural eye for composition, and artistic flair. A top-class layout designer should be able to create visually striking content that invites the reader to explore all aspects of the page.

  • Coordinating with the publication team on projects including graphic designers, proofreaders, and illustrators.
  • Brainstorming new page ideas to incorporate advertisements naturally into the text.
  • Arranging page elements for screens and printed media.
  • Determining text and image size for each page.
  • Manipulating image aspect ratio for optimum viewing.
  • Modifying page graphics to work with the images and text.
  • Examining page proofs for final approval.
  • Reviewing successful campaigns and adjusting strategies accordingly.
  • Experience with InDesign or Microsoft Publisher preferred
  • Proficiency with industry desktop publishing tools including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Quark, and Illustrator.
  • Excellent composition and visual design skills.
  • A deep understanding of typography principals.
  • Artistic and drawing skills.
  • Advanced proofreading skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills

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