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Graphic Designer

Red Line Editorial is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals.

RLE creates high-quality books for publishers on a variety of subjects. Most of our books are nonfiction titles created for students in grades K-12, but we also work in a number of other genres. We are seeking a Graphic Designer to work on design and production tasks for publishers and schools.

Duties will include:
–Creation of new designs for book covers and interiors
–Creation of Adobe InDesign templates for use in book production
–Book production using established templates and styles
–Book layout using Adobe InDesign with an InCopy workflow, including text formatting and image placement
–Inputting changes in to InDesign files from marked-up printouts
–Manipulating and color-correcting images and graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator
–Creating charts, maps, or other graphical elements as assigned
–Collaborating with other members of our design and production team on templates and page turns

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
–A two-year or four-year degree in graphic design or like field
–Two years of experience working on page production projects, particularly multiple-page publications
–A keen eye for design, and ability to produce original and innovative creative work
–Ability to uphold brand standards for multiple clients, and ensure consistency across a variety of projects
–Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
–A tremendous attention to every last detail, including the ability to adhere to style and layout guidelines within a template, and maintain consistency across multiple files.
–Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
–Ability to meet deadlines
–Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
–Knowledge and experience with CMYK printing process
–Knowledge and experience with color correction/photo aesthetics
–Familiarity with basic edit/proofreader marks
–Strong organizational skills

We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan and 401K for full-time employees, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and layout samples to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Location: A mix of remote work and working onsite in our Mendota Heights office

Compensation: low to mid 40s, DOQ

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