Overview

Lifestyle Directories looking for Freelance Graphic Designer – Magazine and Ad Design - Remote ($18–35/Hr)

Job Description

Position: Freelance Graphic Designer – Magazine and Ad Design

Must be able to work remotely from Home Office

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME AND ONLINE PORTFOLIO TO BE CONSIDERED

ABOUT US

We are Lifestyle Directories, a print and online resource guide catering to several different niche audiences, including women’s interest, bridal, family/ kids, pets, home design/ remodeling, and senior living. Our ad-based digest-sized print directories are designed to be a quick read, cover to cover, providing helpful local resources to a targeted audience. This concept also make our directories the ideal advertising vehicle for local businesses.

SUMMARY

You’ll be responsible for working creating magazine layouts and designing ads that have a visual impact. This job involves working with an individual publisher who will supply you with written instructions for designing advertising to meet customers’ needs. In addition, publisher will submit written magazine layout instructions, monthly, according to deadlines. The work demands passion, creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

Pittsburgh based advertising agency focusing on digital and traditional delivery platforms.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design ads accordingly for small business customers according to publishers written instructions.
  • Provide ad proof on provided document for customer’s approval.
  • Revise ads ad requested by publisher and/ or customer.
  • Design print-ready magazine layout to publisher according to provided specifications and deadlines.
  • Use software to select colors, images, textures and shapes to create great designs and layouts.
  • Employ color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print techniques.
  • Assist with the development of content for web graphics.
  • Design Media Kits, Logos, Business Cards and other graphic or marketing elements as requested by publisher.
  • Participate in the creation of promotional displays, packaging, and marketing brochures.
  • Make changes to mock-ups.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2 years university or technical school. Digital/Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
  • 1 or more years designing similar ad-based publications is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop , Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Must be very focused, detail oriented and able to work in a timely manner to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility to deliver unplanned changes and revisions on deadline is expected.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Will work from home office

OTHER CONSIDERTIONS:

  • Due to the overwhelming response, only those who match closest to minimum job requirements will be selected to interview.
  • If you are not selected for an interview or the position, we may keep your resume on file for future openings.

Salary: $18.00-$35.00 DOE

Job Type: Contract

Required experience:

  • Indesign: 1 year

 

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