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The Jewish Chronicle, Junior designer

Employer
The Jewish Chronicle
Location
Hybrid work, 2 days p/w Kings Cross office and Home
Salary
£DoE
Closing date
25 Nov 2021

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Junior designer needed

The Jewish Chronicle is excited for a new Junior designer to join our Team. The successful candidate will be a designer with some experience in newspapers and magazines. The main focus of the position will be the news section of the newspaper. Trained in graphic design, the candidate will have a can-do attitude and be happy to help out with all types of art related tasks across print and digital.

Responsibilities:

Design the newspaper, supplement and magazine pages with meticulous attention to detail

Design digital materials for the newspaper and magazines

Design print and digital advertising for the newspaper

Image research for print and web

Image editing and correction for print and web

Required experience:

Experience working with Editorial design - newspapers and magazines - and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Proven ability to design layouts and communicate visually for news and features

Required skills:

BA or equivalent in Graphic Design

Adobe Suite, especially Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator

Excellent attention to detail – this is a must have - on press days you will be able to perform all requested changes by the editors and the creative director before sending the pages to production

Bonus points:

Desire to constantly grow your skillset, eagerness to learn and to apply cutting-edge techniques to projects

Experience working in digital and video

Experience creating content for social media platforms

Experience designing for mobile and digital platforms

Details 

The hours are 9:00 to 5:30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Wednesday, our press day, we leave when the newspaper is sent to print. A rota system is used for Wednesdays.

Hybrid work - we are currently working 2 days a week in our Kings Cross office and 3 days at home. We hope to go back to being based full-time in an office soon.

Please click Apply now and email your CV and portfolio to our Creative Director, Gus Condeixa.

Company

Founded in 1841, the Jewish Chronicle - often known as the JC – is the world's oldest and most influential Jewish newspaper.

With no proprietor nor commercial shareholders, its editorial independence is guaranteed by the Jewish Chronicle Trust. It is based in London, with reporters around the world.

Our site reflects the values of the JC in digital form, with news and opinion reflecting the wide diversity of Jewish religious, social and political thought from left to right, Orthodox to secular

News coverage ranges from investigations to reports of communal activities, with context provided by leading commentators and cultural figures. Our features and lifestyle cover everything from arts and food to fashion and travel. And our comprehensive sport section has both national and international Jewish sport.

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