Graphic Designer - Global Media Co.
Atlanta, Georgia / Madison Black
Posted: Sep 5, 2017
My client, a global broadcast news corporation, is looking for a talented, freelanceÂ Editorial DesignerÂ to join their creative team in Atlanta, GA!
What part will you play?
The Editorial Designer is a highly conceptual, visual storyteller who is responsible for creating design solutions for editorial content from concept to completion. They will pitch, adapt, and create daily editorial design work to support the ever-evolving news cycle, andÂ must be highly skilled in editorial layout/design, infographics, data visualizations, and maps.Â
The Editorial Designer will work closely with the Creative Director and will partner with editors, reporters, and developers to brainstorm and create stunning and impactful visual stories in a new mobile storytelling format.Â
The candidate must be a self-starter, comfortable working on tight deadlines, and be able to switch rapidly between assignments in a fast-paced breaking news environment.
Â What we expect from you:
An obsessive love for news
A strong command of typography, color theory, illustration, photography and composition (motion design is a plus)
Highly proficient in creating data visualizations, infographics and editorial news design
An ability to produce highly impactful, visual stories that educate, inform and enlighten
A demonstrated success in creating buzz-worthy editorial and conceptual design work
Detail-oriented, highly organized and deadline-driven; comfortable working on tight turn-around in a just-in-time, breaking news environment
Bachelor's degree or higher (or experience) in Graphic or Digital/New Media Design
Mastery of the standard digital design tools, including Adobe Creative Suite/Sketch; some knowledge with After Effects preferred
Experience/working knowledge of front-end development (HTML/CSS)
Pay: Negotiable DOE
Length: 6 months potenial extension or permanent
Looking to start in the next week or two (max).
Ideally, at least 3-5 yrs professional experience at a publication or in a newsroom/magazine/publication.