Job Listing: Graphic Designer

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Open until filled

Salary commensurate with experience

Parttime 30 hours week

The Graphic Designer will create compelling design for Trend & Tradition, using a refined type sensibility in a deadline-oriented environment. He/she will work closely with an established editorial team, photographers, and staff from other divisions and departments as needed. He/she will work to ensure consistency and quality of design and imagery. This position involves substantial art-direction of photo shoots, including advance preparation and coordination as well as flexibility in schedule. The individual will also assist with book design and other publications as needed.


Functioning in a Macintosh environment, the part-time graphic designer:

  • Creates compelling pages within the magazine’s established design direction. Designs illustrations, logos and other artwork as needed to support the department and the Foundation.
  • Presents Art Director with fresh visual ideas as it applies to image, type, concept and page design.
  • Collaborates closely with editors to develop magazine stories through design
  • Works with authors, illustrators, photographers, and others to secure appropriate art for books and magazine. Performs image research and acquires permissions when needed.
  • Coordinates details and art directs photo shoots as necessary.
  • Researches and commissions illustrators.
  • Manages special projects as needed.
  • Works to ensure quality of magazine and design.
  • Assist in design production, as needed.
  • Meets production benchmarks and deadlines set by the Production Manager.
  • Reviews color and black-and-white proofs for the magazine and checks printing on press if required.
  • Maintains awareness of new CWF initiatives while also educating him or her self on all aspects of the Foundation.


  • 3+ years’ experience in graphic design (portfolio submission required for consideration)
  • Experience producing/directing photo shoots
  • Digital color-correction proficiency a plus
  • Illustration skills a plus
  • Must be equally comfortable in collaborative and independent work. Flexibility is critical, as is proactive problem-solving skills and initiative
  • Maintains a good understanding of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.