Senior Graphic Designer

Livability Media, a division of Journal Communications Inc., is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to join the creative team. The ideal candidate is a highly collaborative, adaptable, creative thinker with equal parts innovation and execution.


  • Design, layout and production for multiple print products, including lifestyle magazines, travel guides and marketing materials, as well as other miscellaneous print and digital assets

  • Maintain clean and efficient templates

  • Work closely with Content and Photography teams to plan the visual direction of the products, create shot lists, and secure available and appropriate imagery, calling and emailing sources when necessary

  • Coordinate editorial changes with content team; make layout adjustments with great attention to detail

  • Support client relationships by ensuring execution of client needs and objectives

  • Create press-ready files for printing, according to vendor specifications

  • Complete tasks as assigned by Editor or Creative Director

  • Miscellaneous design projects


  • 3-5 Years experience in Publication Design

  • BFA in Graphic Design or related degree

  • Strong typographic selection, color theory and page composition skills

  • Problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Process-oriented

  • Strong conceptual thinking

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects

  • Excellent communication, planning and time-management skills

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (inDesign, photoshop, illustrator, bridge)

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Experience with Illustration/Infographics a plus.

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