Layout/Design Help Needed

The Peak & Prairie is looking for an energetic, creative layout/design person to join our staff. If you meet the following desired qualifications, please send 3 samples of your design/layout work (newsletters preferred), plus a brief resume and two references to Kevin Mackessy, 4329 Swansboro Way, Highlands Ranch, CO. Submit all materials by Feb. 15, 1999.

• Able to commit to at least one year of working with us.

• Able to meet FIRM deadlines (layout is expected to be completed in one week).

• Willing to spend 15-20 hours (depending on experience) per bimonthly issue.

• Have own equipment (Mac or PC) or absolutely guaranteed access to equipment.

• Have access to large format printer, 11X17 paper.

• Have access to a scanner, FAX, email and internet.

• Have layout/design experience in Quark or PageMaker.

• Understand grids and template construction.

• Understand scanning of ads, graphics and photos.

• Live in Metro area to interact with editorial and WEB staff.

• Able to attend bimonthly editorial meeting at Sierra Club office in Denver.

• Familiar with commercial printing specs and be willing to drop off final layout to local printer.

• Familiar with PDF format and WEB publishing.


What you can expect:

• Work with an experienced, dynamic editorial team on a prestigious environmental publication.

• Work with the team on a complete redesign of the P&P with much creative latitude.

• Gather valuable experience and portfolio samples.

• Volunteer position, but small stipend may be available after two completed issues.