Graphic/Layout Designer

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Graphic/Layout Designer’s Job Description:

FEAST is Seeking a Part-time Graphic/Layout Designer.  The Ideal candidate understands editorial design and has a passion for homeschooling.  The candidate should also have the ability to effectively communicate with a team, keep reasonable deadlines, and have a working knowledge of InDesign.  Knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus. 

Graphic/Layout Designer Responsibilities:

Graphic/Layout artist needs to perform a number of tasks, duties, and responsibilities for the various projects they may work on. Below is a list of some of these, but not limited to:

  • Interface clients and/or staff to find out the requirements for their projects
    Develop concepts that are creative and innovative
  • Design sample layouts by applying information related to the layout principles and procedures
  • Select applicable font and size, and copy that style and size for the material that is to be illustrated
  • Make use of computers to create concept graphics and layouts for numerous products
  • Manage an archive of photographs and images, which can be used for the company’s websites
  • Make the required changes if a client and/or editing team approves the suggestion made, and assist in assembling the final layout
  • Responsible for developing, structuring, and laying out various components as per customers’ expectations
  • Responsible for assessing visual aspects, such as color, type-face, position, and formatting, to be sure that the text and images appear in a visually enticing pattern
  • May assist in the creation of templates that will be used by junior artists

Graphic/Layout Designer Requirements:

  • The individual desiring to succeed in this field must be able to think creatively and make use of innovative concepts to create original and attractive materials
  • He/she must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • He/she must be able to pay strong attention to detail and have knowledge of the publication industry.
  • He/she must have the desire to update him/herself with the design trends and must be able to juggle tasks and prioritize them based on urgency levels.
  • Adobe InDesign is a must as this is the format in which the newsletter is created.
  • Knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus

Cover Letter Point of Contact:
Mrs. Linda Whiten
FEAST Executive Director
7735 Mockingbird Lane
San Antonio, TX 78229