We are seeking to add a motivated, passionate Graphic Designer to our award-winning Creative Services team.
As a part of our team, you must be capable of juggling multiple projects, and able to develop and design with little to no direction in a fast paced environment.
This position requires continual interaction with other departments; so the ability to work well with others is crucial.
Projects are subject to constructive criticism; so the candidate we hire must be willing to receive direction and make alterations to his or her design as directed.
The successful candidate will be bright, determined, and possess an impressive portfolio, demonstrating a solid foundation for creativity.
The ideal candidate will also exhibit strong and effective communication skills along with a concise knowledge of graphic design and production for both print and web.
Excellent understanding of typography, layout composition, and color theory is essential as is the desire to learn and grow while working as part of a team.
Design responsibilities include newspaper and magazine print ad design, digital ad creation, sales collateral, marketing design initiatives, and other design projects as needed.
Minimal Requirements include: Associates Degree in graphic design or equivalent training, 2 years experience in a graphic design position, proficiency with Mac platform, expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop and InDesign.
Familiarity with Illustrator, Flash, HTML5, branding, marketing and/or media such as outdoor, point of purchase, etc.
are pluses. Our compensation and benefits package includes health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as profit sharing and 401(k) plan with investment options.
To apply, go to http://resume.timesfreepress.com
An Equal Opportunity Employer
About this company
The Chattanooga Times Free Press is a member of WEHCO Media, Inc, which is located in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press is a bulwark in Chattanooga's business and media communities. In the past four years we have been honored as Tennessee's best and one of America's top ten newspapers for news coverage. Additionally, we have been the recipient of numerous creative advertising awards and the quality of our reproduction has been acclaimed both nationally and internationally.
Recently, The Chattanooga Times Free Press was recognized for the following:
Editor & Publisher
• Ranked #22 among Top 25 Daily Newspapers in print and online growth. Of the top 25 dailies that had the biggest gain in audience when taking print and online readership into account.
Audit Bureau of Circulation
• (April 2009) Ranked #10 among all 1,500 newspapers in circulation print growth
• (October 2009) Ranked #5 among all 1,500 newspapers in largest daily circulation print growth
American Advertising Federation
• 2009 Two Addy Awards
• 2010 Eight Addy Awards
Partners for Families, Children, and Adults
• 2009 Family Friendly Business of the Year
Southern Newspaper Publishers Association (14 states) - October 2009
• Chattanooga Times Free Press "Best Overall Website"
2nd place went to the Knoxville News Sentinel and 3rd place went to the Nashville Tennessean. "Judges didn't consider how many hits a Web site attracts. Instead, they looked at the overall Internet experience that a reader coming to the page should expect to have. Honors were awarded based on ease of navigation, search capabilities, attractive design, a promotional avenue for the print product, plus any extras offered by the site" stated on the SNPA web site.
• 2009 - Best coverage of SEC football
While most people think of a newspaper as reporters, editors and "paperboys", in actuality some 550 employees work in a wide variety of positions from press operators to sales to distribution to information technology to accounting. Around the clock, 365 days each year, employees are working to create and deliver a new product every day.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press offers competitive compensation plans and a top shelf benefit package for full-time employees including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, life insurance, medical care and dependent care spending accounts and long-term and short-term disability plans. We have two retirement plans – a 401(k) with employer contribution and an employer funded profit sharing plan. In addition, we offer paid vacation, holidays and sick time.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (US - 37403)