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Phoenix New Times Seeks Part-Time Layout Editor

Phoenix New Times has an immediate opening for a layout editor. This person will produce sophisticated and vibrant layouts for the print and online versions of the paper, produce and supervise interactive and multimedia features for www.phoenixnewtimes.com, organize and manage digital assets, and assist and support the art director.

Applicants must have intermediate-level experience in the usage of Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Muse) as well as Apple’s Final Cut Pro X (or any competitive NLE/motion graphics package) and an eye for good typography, photography, and illustration. Must have sophisticated design skills. Experience in photography, videography, and motion graphics is a plus. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication, organizational, and conceptual skills, and the ability to juggle several projects at once in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. This candidate will also be a self-starter willing to take the lead, conceptualize innovative content, and be a key contributing member of the editorial team. Previous page layout, editorial design, and web/multimedia experience is preferred but not essential.

This is a part-time position. Interested and qualified applicants should e-mail resume, online links or samples, and cover letter to [email protected] No phone calls.

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at amy-silverman.com.