Magazine Graphic Designer

Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), since 2011 the best-known producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking a graphic designer to design and layout Marijuana Business Magazine for a 10X per year distribution and to support marketing with needs such as conference programs or mailers.

You are both an independent worker and a collaborative team member who can deliver under tight deadlines. We are a fast-growing company where everyone contributes, works hard and has some fun.

You'll be based in our Denver office and receive a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As referenced in Inc. Magazine, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, we are a highly professional, award-winning company.

Day to Day Job Description:
  • 70% of your time will be tied to editorial design with the balance supporting marketing materials regarding shows and book products that we sell.
  • You will design and layout Marijuana Business Magazine each month in its entirety, including the cover and all inside pages.
  • Evolve the overall design of the magazine and work closely with the editorial staff to design packages and features that help content stand out.
  • Create graphics and images such as logos for a series of stores, infographics or compilations using photos and stock art.
  • Assist in designing editorial images for Marijuana Business Daily’s website. There will be a digital designer who will run point on this.
  • Lead the design efforts related to our research book products such as the Factbook or License Directory.
  • Ensure brand continuity from print to digital design.

Required Background:
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of editorial design experience at print publications, preferably with some experience at the Director level.

Required Skillset:
  • Ability to paginate ads and create graphics with data, images and photos with B2B content
  • Expert level proficiency with Adobe Create Suite (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator)
  • Solid understanding of editorial design principles
  • Design degree preferred
  • Ability to create illustrations from scratch
  • Prefer designer with digital and web design experience. WordPress experience a plus.

Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc. Should you be offered a position, please expect to complete a background/reference check. Anne Holland Ventures Inc is woman owned and an equal opportunity employer.

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* 3. Indicate your level of experience in the follow areas:

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Print magazine
Print newspapers
Web pages/publications
Video
Social Media
Feature articles
Standard news stories
Research reports
Flyers and mailers
Infographics
Marketing materials
Graphics
Illustrations

* 4. Roughly how long would it take you to design a 128-page magazine - cover (with main photo provided), page layout and ad pagination?  Please answer in number of work hours, e.g. 40 hours, 60 hours, 80 hours, etc.

* 5. Please rate your skills at:

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Leading redesign projects
Meeting deadlines
Juggling short-term & longer deadlines
Working with other departments on design tasks
Designing business specific content
Handling unexpected, last-minute tasks and requests
Designing serious news content
Designing feature content
Coming up with creative designs when you don't have a compelling photo/art
Working with photographers to brainstorm conceptual images

* 6. Why are you the best person for this role?

* 7. What is your expected compensation?

* 8. How/where did you hear about this position? (please name job posting site if applicable)

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