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We are a community newspaper with a 60-year tradition serving community news from an African American perspective. This is an ideal position for a reliable team player looking for steady freelance work. If you are looking for a long-term opportunity, not just a pit stop, this position may be for you.

Our ideal candidate is a team-oriented, experienced graphic designer with a great work ethic, a passion for community, and who can comfortably work newspaper and web pages.

Can you edit photos, place newspaper pages, build graphics and create illustrations for print and online publications? Our ideal candidate is self-motivated and has the graphic design skills to create, troubleshoot, modify, proof, and produce a quality commercial print / digital newspaper publication, on deadline and within guidelines. News judgment is a big plus in our diverse office. We are a family-owned business with a low-key professional vibe. There is steady, weekly freelance work for the right candidate.

We work in InDesign, Google Office Suite, and Photoshop. If interested, submit a brief cover letter, resume and a minimum of two work samples.

Essential Duties

  • Working knowledge of newspaper layouts.
  • Electronically and creatively layout editorial articles and events for print. Requires accurate typesetting, correcting photos, troubleshooting PDFs, quality control.
  • Create and share work using Adobe Creative Suite layout and design software.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with staff.
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Meet deadlines, problem solve, and attend to specific details and instructions.
  • Create ads / flyers as needed.

Desired Skills and Specifications

  • Graphic Design: Minimum 1 year graphic design in the print industry.
  • Experience proofing and preparing accurate files for print production.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be collaborative team player.

Job Type

  • Contract

Salary

  • $60.00 to $350.00 /week

Experience

  • Graphic Design: 1 year (Required)

Location

  • San Diego, CA 92115 (Required)

Work authorization

  • United States (Required)

Shifts

  • Morning (Preferred)
  • Mid-Day (Required)
  • Evening (Preferred)

Work Location

  • Fully Remote

This Company Describes Its Culture as

  • Detail-oriented – quality and precision-focused
  • Team-oriented – cooperative and collaborative

Schedule

  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Other

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Day rate

What’s your day rate budget range? (USD)
$25-100 (Amateur)

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

Are you a company or individual hiring?
Company

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

What is most important for this job?
Quality

Where did you find Twine?
You contacted me

Posted a month ago
San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Newspaper
Last online: a month ago


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