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Newsletter Designer

We are seeking a desktop publishing designer for the Niles Public Library quarterly 16-page full color newsletter on a project basis.

Minimum Qualifications

•    2-3 years of solid design experience
•    Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
•    Strategic with style sheets and file organization
•    Sharp production skills
•    Great handle on typography and page composition
•    Manage time and prioritize projects efficiently

Project Duration

This project position begins Oct. 1 and must be completed by Nov. 7, 2014.

Job Responsibilities

•    Import text and graphics into InDesign CS6
•    Position artwork and text on the page layout
•    Select formatting properties, such as text size, column width, and spacing
•    Check proofs, or preliminary layouts, for errors and make corrections
•    Convert files for printing
•    Send final files to a commercial printer

Rate

Indicate hourly or fixed rate compensation history.

Apply

•    Send Resumé
•    Letter of Interest
•    Link to online portfolio

Sue Wilsey, Marketing Supervisor
Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton St.  Niles, IL 60714
swilsey@nileslibrary.org
No phone calls please.

Graphic Images Designer

We are seeking a graphic designer to create images used for print and online promotion of programs and resources for the Niles Public Library.

Minimum Qualifications

•    2-3 years of creative design experience
•    Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
•    Manage time and prioritize projects efficiently
•    Wacom tablet illustration skills a plus

Project Duration

This project position begins immediately and will be ongoing. Hours to be determined. Possibility to work off site.

Job Responsibilities

•    Create or modify existing images
•    Coordinate projects with marketing staff
•    Use consistent branding and style guidelines
•    Integrate designs into posters, flyers, brochures and displays
•    Modify graphics for online use
•    Check proofs, or preliminary layouts, for errors and make corrections

Rate

Indicate hourly or fixed rate compensation history.

Apply

•    Send Resumé
•    Send letter with details of how you faced an impossible design problem and your solution.
•    Link to online portfolio

Sue Wilsey, Marketing Supervisor
Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton St.  Niles, IL 60714
swilsey@nileslibrary.org
No phone calls please.

Job Applications

When applying for an open position, please complete a Job Application. Send applications to Attention: Human Resources, Niles Public Library District, 6960 Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714, email to hr@nileslibrary.org or return to the Library. You may also ask for one at the Information desk in Patron Services. Someone will contact you shortly.

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