The Baltimore Sun seeks a creative and organized leader to head its print design operation, overseeing news, sports and features page design. This manager will be a crusader for good visual storytelling, working with designers and editors to create newsy and engaging pages. The position will be hands on --- designing 1As and other section fronts.
-- Oversee daily print design desk production
-- Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues in other departments, helping coordinate visual planning for daily and long-term coverage
-- Design engaging section covers and create illustrations
-- Directly supervise three designers
-- Report to Sun’s head of visuals
-- Solid experience in newspaper design
-- Experience leading creative teams
-- Experience creating alternative story forms
-- Strong illustration skills
n Strong journalistic principals
n Mapping skills are a plus
n Must be a multi-tasker
n Strong technical skills in Abode Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
The Baltimore Sun, which just celebrated its 175 anniversary, is an entrepreneurial newsroom where new ideas are welcomed and put into practice with little delay. Come help us lead our team and add to the discussion.