Design Team Leader, Lifestyles

Lee Enterprises, Munster, Indiana

Date Posted August 12, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://www.lee.net

Description:

Lee Enterprises is looking for a visual journalist to help manage and coach a team of lifestyles-focused designers in our Design Center offices in Madison, Wis., or Munster, Ind.

The designers on the Lifestyles team produce features and entertainment sections for our newsroom partners in a collaborative environment. Additionally, members of the team curate, design and edit topical pages and content for distribution throughout the company. The Design Team Leader works closely with Lee’s National Lifestyles Editor to manage deadlines and designers’ schedules and workloads. Communication with editors, troubleshooting and providing design feedback and advice are key duties of this position, as well as some design production.

An ideal candidate for the Design Team Leader position has some management experience or strong interest in making the transition to management. Essential to the position is the ability to coach team members and aid in their visual problem-solving. Fluency in print design principles, strong communication and writing skills, effective time management and comfort with the Adobe Creative Suite also are required. Experience in art direction, infographics production and/or photo editing are a plus.

The position is full-time, exempt, with a Monday through Friday schedule.

Learn more or apply online at www.lee.net/careers/opportunities.

Lee Enterprises is a leading media organization providing local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 46 daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states. For more information about Lee, visit www.lee.net.

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