Details for Mountain Times Publications is looking for a full-time

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Mountain Times Publications is looking for a full-time
creative page designer. The ideal candidate will have
both newspaper experience and experience with the
inner workings of a total content management system
but we are willing to train an applicant with the basic
skill set.
The position is in our Boone hub, where a team of
designers work in a fast-paced environment building
multiple newspapers and special sections for our North
Carolina-Tennessee newspaper group.
You will benefit from experienced leadership, but some
of the skills you’ll need to have and develop include:
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Knowledge of principles of design, including page
layout, typography, color, balance and composition.

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Ability to create page layouts and graphic elements
using Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and other
tools in the creative suite.

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Produce quality work in a deadline-driven
environment for multiple projects while following
style guidelines.

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Knowledge of
composition.

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Ability to develop visual concepts based on
collaboration with editors, photographers and
illustrators.

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Collaborate with other designers to solve problems
and develop visual solutions.

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Manage a variety of production deadlines.

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Detail oriented with strong organizational / time
management / communication skills.

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Ability to work independently, recognize and attend
to important details with accuracy and efficiency.

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Ability to follow industry standards and practices,
stay current with industry trends.

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Understanding of digital platforms and experience
in web design a plus.

photography

practices,

color,

Extra attention will be paid to applicants who have copy
editing experience (you’ll develop this, too).

Interested applicants should send
a cover letter, resume and design samples to:

johnny.hayes@mountaintimes.com

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