Graphic Designer – Newspaper Layout

The Crusader Newspaper GroupChicago, IL

10 months ago


Job Title

Graphic Designer

Job Location

Chicago, IL 60637

Job Overview

The Crusader Newspaper Group is seeking a professional Graphic Designer to join our layout production team. In this role, you will be responsible for producing one of our two weekly newspapers, with the possibility of providing digital advertising support and analytical reporting if full-time.


  • Pay: From $14.00 per hour
  • Job Types: Part-time, Internship
  • Schedule: 8 hour shift
  • Ability to commute/relocate: Chicago, IL 60637: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
  • Work Location: One location


  • Skillfully and creatively layout copy, photos, ads, and images for newsprint and digital media
  • Work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Pitch creative layout ideas in a timely manner for implementation
  • Collaborate with the editor and/or publisher on final content and layout ideas
  • Adhere to workflow process to ensure checks and balances
  • Pay attention to detail and consistently follow existing styles, formats, and repetitive updates week-to-week
  • Demonstrate good verbal and writing skills


  • At least three years of newspaper and/or magazine production-related design experience
  • Publication layout execution with occasional ad designing
  • General understanding of the printing process
  • Must be highly proficient in InDesign and all Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts, or a related field is a plus

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Graphic Design42%

  • Communication9%

  • Fine And Studio Arts7%

  • Design And Applied Arts7%

  • Advertising4%

  • 225 other majors29%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Apple
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Anthropologie
  • IBM
  • Target
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Chicago, IL | $4,214/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,264

  • Miscellaneous$909

  • Food$439

  • Transportation$328

  • Utilities$274


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