Multimedia Designer
USA TODAY - Detroit, MI

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Detroit Media Partnership

A Gannett Company

Detroit Media Partnership (DMP) is a media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 1.6 million adults weekly. Our powerful network of digital, mobile and publishing brands includes the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, Livingston Press & Argus and Hometown Newspapers.

Together our products offer marketers the greatest local reach by far with customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. DMP is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities.

Position Responsibilities :

The Multimedia Designer is responsible for design and execution of sales and marketing materials. Assignments include advertisements, promotions, sales collateral, brochures, newsletters, spec ads and presentations that position Detroit Media Partnership as a marketplace leader to current and prospective advertisers and consumers. The position works closely with other team members of the Client Solutions team. They design Flash banner ads, for web, mobile, and emerging platforms, and various forms of digital sales collateral to support client-specific needs and/or specific client solution initiatives. Projects may encompass the following: Flash banner ad design for spec and live ads, Rich Media, splash pages, logo buttons, e-cards, web site mock ups, promo banners, custom graphics and illustrations.

The position requires the ability to quickly develop creative design executions across platforms to support client-specific needs and/or specific client solution initiatives as developed by the Integrated Client Solutions team or promotional materials that position our products as market leaders.

Requirements :

The Mutimedia Designer needs to be proficient in computer design programs (Adobe In-Design, Photoshop and Illustrator, Flash and knowledge of web design as well as printing and production. Continuous learning regarding new software applications and multimedia platforms is required. This position reports to a creative manager and works closely with members of the Client Solutions team. This individual develops creative solutions and concepts to communicate DMP’s value proposition to advertisers and advertising prospects, producing advertisements and sales collateral across platforms.

At least two years experience in digital and print media design or equivalent experience are required. Knowledge of Flash, InDesign, PhotoShop, with web graphics optimization techniques preferred and HTML knowledge a plus, along with both Mac and Windows skills. Will utilize Macintosh computers and software packages and must have a working knowledge of scripting and web site design. Design samples required.

Our Company

Gannett is a media and marketing solutions company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing companies. Gannett provides consumers easy access to the things that matter most to them – any way and anywhere.

Gannett’s portfolio of trusted brands helps business customers connect with these highly engaged audiences through its industry-leading marketing services, customized solutions and national-to-local-to-personal reach.

The company’s 82 U.S. daily newspapers, including USA TODAY, reach 11.6 million readers every weekday and 12 million readers every Sunday, providing important news and information from their customers’ neighborhoods and around the globe. USA TODAY, the nation's No. 1 newspaper in print circulation, and reach a combined 6.6 million readers daily.

The Broadcasting Division’s 23 TV stations reach 21 million households, covering 18.2 percent of the U.S. population. Through its Captivate subsidiary, the Broadcasting Division delivers news, information and advertising to a highly desirable audience demographic on 9,500 video screens located in elevators of office towers and select hotel lobbies in 25 major cities across North America.

Newsquest is one of the U.K.’s leading regional community news providers and its digital portfolio of newspaper and online-only brands attracts nearly 7.5 million unique users each month. It has a portfolio of 17 daily paid-for newspapers and more than 200 weekly newspapers, magazines and trade publications. Newsquest owns a successful online publisher called s1, which is a leading recruitment site in Scotland.

Gannett is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons.


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