DNP - Deseret News
  • 22-Aug-2017 to 12-Feb-2018 (MST)
  • Online Products
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, matching 401(k), other retirement plans, vacation & sick leave, free parking or UTA pass, free soda!


The Deseret News seeks a versatile graphic designer to work in our digital newsroom. The designer will work across projects spanning editorial, product and marketing. This isn't a job where you'll be pigeonholed into a single function. All applications must contain a portfolio (attached PDF or linked portfolio website).

Qualifications:

  • Experience in graphic design - experience on digital projects is required
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or equivalent experience
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - strong proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator a must; Sketch experience is a bonus
  • Collaborative work style - ability to work with others to creatively solve problems through design; strong interpersonal skills are a must
  • Basic understanding of web and/or app development - you don't need to program, but a basic understanding of web development principles will come in handy

Successful candidates may also have experience...

  • Building infographics - synthesizing facts and other information to help tell stories visually
  • Designing across devices - experience designing for mobile screens is best
  • Learning new skills - self-driven to embrace change and increase your proficiency
  • Meeting deadlines - managing multiple projects under deadline pressure
  • Mastering details - careful attention to facts, spelling and feedback

While experience in news publishing is a plus, we welcome applicants with other backgrounds and experience. Actual job responsibilities will be somewhat tailored to the experience of the best candidate. More than anything else, we are looking for a candidate who is excited to work with our staff on a wide variety of projects. This full-time position is located in beautiful downtown Salt Lake City. 

Why apply?

  • Improve the world through journalism.We not only care about the health of our business, we care about our impact on people's lives. It's right in our mission statement.
  • Develop yourself. While you will most frequently collaborate with our editorial teams, there will also be opportunities for you to work with and participate in training alongside developers and creatives across the company. And we'll make sure you have fun along the way, too.
  • Benefit yourself (and any dependents). Great insurance, contributing 401(k), retirement plan.
  • Live in Utah!If you haven't experienced Utah, you're missing out. The greatest snow on earth is 40 minutes from our office and that just scratches the surface. Visit our sister site, Utah.com, and start planning your weekend adventures.

About the Deseret News The Deseret News is Utah's oldest newspaper and the Beehive state's longest-operating business. While continuing to produce a daily newspaper, our primary focus is digital and our reach is global with over half of our online readers living outside of Utah. Our mission: To be trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

DNP - Deseret News
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