Graphic Designer

Ballantine Communications, Inc.   Durango, CO   Full-time     Design
Posted on December 28, 2021
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The Durango Herald is currently seeking a Graphic Designer to design newspaper pages. A successful candidate will have advanced skills in the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign and InCopy. Must have experience with the basic requirements of reporting. Looking for someone who is team-oriented with excellent communication skills.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build map, chart and page templates for print and online
  • Meet with reporters, photographers and editors to understand and execute an assignment Fact-checking
  • Editing copy for AP style, tone, accuracy, punctuation, and grammar
  • Editing stories for content, structure and organization
  • Creating imaginative photo captions
  • Writing strong SEO headlines for print and online platforms
  • Proofreading Designing clean, organized and visually inviting news and feature pages
  • Proactively seek assignments and solutions

We offer a competitive pay package, as well as an excellent benefits plan including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid vacation/sick/holidays, and an opportunity to participate in our matching 401(k) plan.