Page Designer

  • Monrovia, CA
  • Full-time

Job Description

The Southern California News Group is seeking talented page designers to join our award-winning newsroom in our Monrovia content center.

Designers on our team are responsible for producing dynamic pages and writing great headlines for 11 daily publications. Our designers create sophisticated visual journalism and have the ability to design off a concept.  Excellent communication is vital as our editors are a bridge from the content center and assignment desk editors at multiple newsrooms.  We work in a fast-paced and highly productive environment in which page designers and editors are often called upon to work on different publications simultaneously, juggling priorities under daily deadline pressure.  Our designers are wordsmiths, writing their own headlines and photo captions. This position requires working nights and possibly weekends.

Ideal candidates:

  • Have newsroom experience
  • Have thorough knowledge of design principles
  • Are creative, resourceful and recognize that good design is content in and of itself
  • Able to develop sophisticated presentations from concept to execution.
  • Can create strong headlines for print and social media
  • Possess the ability to work independently and proactively with other editors and reporters
  • Have excellent news judgment, a strong copy editor background
  • Work well under daily deadline pressure.
  • Have knowledge ofInDesign

About Us

With a full suite of multi-platform editorial and advertising products, Southern California News Group(SCNG) is one of the most powerful and influential media companies in Southern California. Our family of eleven (11) daily newspapers, associated websites, social media channels, multiple weekly newspapers and magazines and creative marketing services forms a powerful communications tool that can drive your company’s message home in America’s 2nd largest market. We are an extensive, integrated network of local brands that attract local audiences in markets that matter. SCNG is owned by Digital First Media (DFM), headquartered in Denver, CO.DFMreaches 57 million Americans each month through more than 800 multi-platform products across 18 states.

Southern California News Group is an equal opportunity employer who supports a diverse workforce. We offer competitive wages and benefits packages that include medical, dental, vision, 401(K) plan and more.

Learn more about us by visiting us atwww.socalnewsgroup.com

SCNG daily publications include The Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Pasadena Star News, Daily Breeze, Long Beach Press-Telegram, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News, Press-Enterprise, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, San Bernardino Sun, and the Facts.