News Designer

City:  Oklahoma City
Newspaper:  The Oklahoman
Job Description:  Want to work for an innovative, forward-thinking media company? The Oklahoman Presentation Desk is looking for a page designer who primarily works in print but also should be comfortable with digital media and social media.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree (M.A.) or equivalent; 2 to 3 years related experience and or training. Knowledge of design software required, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience in CCI front-end publishing a plus.
While people with journalism training and copy desk experience are sought after, common sense and good judgment are mandatory.
Other skills necessary include the ability to effectively present information, reasoning ability and fastidious attitude about design and copy editing. We’re also looking for excellent headline writing, spelling, copy editing and story-trimming skills. Knowledge of news-gathering procedures, ability to determine the importance of news, knowledge of newsroom operations and extensive knowledge of AP style make you a top candidate.
The Oklahoman is located in Oklahoma City, the state capitol of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City's hip, spirited environment blends with its deep western heritage. According to Advertising Age, the percentage of Oklahoma millennials — or people age 25 to 34 — rose by 12.2 percent from 2000 to 2010. Our state ranks fifth in the nation for increases in that key demographic, a predictor of economic growth. Located in the heart of the state, Oklahoma City has a western charm and lively atmosphere.
Contact:  Send your resume and 5-7 samples of your design work to: Yvette Walker at ywalker@opubco.com, and/or to The Oklahoman, Newsroom, 9000 N. Broadway, Oklahoma City, 73114