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Company: Great Lakes Publishing
Graphic Designer
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
December 11, 2013
Job ID: 1541543





Great Lakes Publishing Co., publisher of Cleveland Magazine, Ohio Magazine, Inside Business, Lake Erie Living and 100 client publications, currently has an opening for a Graphic Designer – Custom Projects. We are looking for an extremely creative, energetic, organized individual to designs and layout printed and graphic materials. A superior understanding of design concepts, typography, photography and software is key; Web design and photo skills are major pluses. The ideal candidate will work well under deadline pressure to perform routine and complex duties in the preparation of custom media. The position will work closely with project editors and managers within the Custom Projects team, as well as both the art directors and editors of our other publications.





·        Creates layouts for custom media

·        Designs and produces custom media

·        Conducts image research

·        Collaborates with art director and editor

·        Meets with clients for direction and to ensure accuracy

·        Maintains and backs up files

·        Monitor and maintain quality throughout project (maintain quality to standards of our subscription publications and our external clients)

·        In addition to custom media projects, may contribute to the planning and design of our other publications

·        Take projects from concept to final delivery




·        2-5 years of design experience, experience in publishing preferable

·        Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

·        Familiar with Mac OS

·        Knowledge of digital photography and retouching

·        Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite

·        Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

·        Must take direction and assert ideas quickly

·        Strong organizational skills and attention to detail necessary in order to handle a number of projects simultaneously

·        Must work well in a deadline driven environment

·        BFA in design or equivalent experience


Send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to Levi Perkins, Art Director of Custom Publishing, at and put “Graphic Designer, Custom Projects” in the subject line. Please include low-resolution PDF samples or a link to an online portfolio.


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