Digital Magazine Designer & Developer

Digital Magazine Designer & Developer


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 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

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

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 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

Skills: design, video, ipad, e-publishing