Mediaplanet Publishing is seeking freelance editorial designers to work in house approximately 5 days a week, 2-3 weeks per month on an ongoing basis (work is dependent on how many campaigns are submitting per month). Must have at least 1 year of editorial/publishing experience. Will be working side by side with project managers in a very fast paced environment with our template system to design content marketing campaigns from start to finish that run inside leading newspapers. Must own your laptop with Adobe Creative Suite CS5 or higher and feel comfortable working on it in the office. Candidates will also be required to work within our Toronto office during print and digital production from start to finish.
The ideal candidate is used to working under the pressure of short deadlines and quick turn around time, operating as an individual and as part of a team with the ability to problem solve quickly and collaborate. Must be highly organized with an eye for detail and great communication skills via email, phone, Skype and in person. Print production experience is a plus. Strong typographical skills and ability to work with layout templates required. Must be advanced in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
All print campaigns have an online presence. This position presents the potential to work with us digitally. Strong candidates will also possess web design experience and the ability to code HTML and CSS.
- Own a working laptop with Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5 or higher
- Strong editorial and layout design skills
- Strong knowledge in typography
- Must be flexible to work within scattered production weeks
- Able to work collaboratively
- Efficient under pressure and tight deadlines
- Attention to details
- Knowledge in coding HTML and CSS an asset
Email resume, cover letter, and PDF of work samples or link to portfolio with the subject “Freelance Designer" to matthew.senra @mediaplanet.com(No space)