News Page Designer

The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Date PostedJanuary 24, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Deadline to apply:  Thursday, March 1, 2018

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Page Designer 

The Advocate, in Baton Rouge, LA, is searching for a news page designer.

The Advocate is the largest daily newspaper in Louisiana, and publishes editions in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and the Lafayette area. 

The Baton Rouge universal desk has become a mini-design hub for our growing state operations. We're looking for someone who can make section fronts in news, features and sports shine.

You should be a detail-oriented page designer that can work on multiple pages and editions a night, and not break a sweat as deadline looms. If you can make front pages stand out by breaking out graphical elements and using typography to illustrate a story, we want you on our team! 

You should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or graphic design, or any related field, with a combination of education and work experience. Experience with InDesign, as well as knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus. Our ideal candidate can also make headlines sing and has an excellent grasp of AP style. You should be versatile in news, features and sports. We're seeking team players and someone who can manage numerous pages, stories and their time appropriately. 

Graphic designers without journalism experience need not apply.

This position is based in Baton Rouge, the crossroads for great sports, entertainment and intriguing politics. We're just an hour away from New Orleans and Lafayette. 

(Job ID 1111) 

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