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We’re Hiring: Creative Director – INDY Week


INDY Week is looking for a Creative Director to join our team. INDY has served the Triangle as a free, progressive weekly news source for nearly 40 years. Competitive salary, no-cost employee health insurance coverage, company 401k matching, and flexible remote/in-office work setup. Come join the team and support independent journalism throughout the Triangle.

Job requirements:

• Design and/or produce direct coverage, layout editorial content, design stories and create illustrations and graphics for the weekly publication

• Manage part-time photographer and graphic designer, coordinate photo shoots and art direction, illustration and layout design

• Design annual glossy magazines as required.

• Coordinate weekly production, including layout of editorial and advertisements in a master document, communication with team and printer, and preparation and export of pages for printing

• Work with the advertising department to design client and in-house advertisements, process camera-ready artwork and upload advertisements for layout

• Create a variety of digital media including web ads, social media ads, editorial graphics and newsletter templates

• Create a variety of miscellaneous print and digital materials, including envelopes, stickers, greeting cards, campaign graphics, social media graphics, and various promotional materials

• Develop internal advertising campaigns and materials for INDY Week Press Club, Best of the Triangle and special advertising sections

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

• Ability to work on a fast schedule, as we are a weekly newspaper


• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator), with excellent InDesign skills

• An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in graphic design, branding, or other related fields; or equivalent experience presented in a strong portfolio

• Portfolio demonstrating proficiency in print design

• 3 to 5 years of related experience

• Experience in journalism is a plus

• Experience in creative direction is a plus

To apply, send a CV and a cover letter to Managing Editor Jane Porter ([email protected]) and Editor John Hurld ([email protected]). We look forward to hearing from you!