Digital Magazine Designer & Developer

Digital Magazine Designer & Developer

Cancelled

Job Description

Position Summary
Seeking a designer to assist in building digital magazines for newsstand. Ability to organize, create and design content in interactive format, translate layouts into multiple sizes/ formats for various devices. Knowledge of Indesign CS 5.5.6 and http://ajarproductions.com/pages/products/in5/ or willingness to learn how to design on this specific dynamic media platform.
Skills & Responsibilities:

• Ability to produce high quality design layouts for interactive digital magazines
• Build interactive digital editions for IOS newsstand as well as layouts formatted in alternate sizes for digital magazines on additional devices
• Create hotlinks, embed video, and work to enhance overall digital edition experience.
• Design logos and unique page elements as required
• Ad production and design as needed, ad material collection
• Manage design process from concept to production
• Communicate and work efficiently
• Ability to multi-task & meet production deadlines by being highly detail oriented & be able to prioritize projects.

Specific Skills:
• Minimum of 2 years experience in related position
• Expert knowledge of Adobe related products
• Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
• Proficient designing for mobile and IOS
• Strong Creative Design and Client Communication skills
• Obsessed with engaging design that makes a lasting impression
• Knowledge of Photo / Video
• Fluent in online communications and overall internet experience
• Strong ability to communicate orally and in writing
• Great time-management skills; ability to prioritize and effectively process workflow

Requirements:
We are using IndesignCs6 as a publishing platform. Requires knowledge of Adobe Indesign and Ajarproductions plugin,bakerframework, and if not, the ability to quickly learn how to publish on this platform
http://ajarproductions.com/pages/products/in5/demos.php
http://bakerframework.com/

Candidate needs to be able to review the interactive design files as they are designed and developed. Requires being technically proficient enough to get Xcode IOS simulator and http://bakerframework.com/ to work on machine where preview files can be viewed. Alternately, requires an Ipad to review files.

Submission Details:
If you are a motivated and looking for a challenge with great upside, please submit your resume via email.

Please provide the following:

a short paragraph describing how you design with impact

documentation of experience

PORTFOLIO OF DESIGN EXAMPLES REQUIRED. Link to online portfolio preferred but digital samples may also be provided via e-mail.
• design

• ipad

• adobe-indesign

• magazine-layout

• adobe-photoshop

• adobe-illustrator

• e-publishing

• e-pub-formatting

• video

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Skills: design, video, ipad, e-publishing