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Sports Designer, St. Petersburg Times, Florida

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by nikkilife, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. nikkilife

    nikkilife New Member

    The St. Petersburg Times is looking for a designer for one of the best sports sections in the country. We’re seeking a designer who loves the mix of high-impact fronts with smart, information-rich details. We value accuracy, attention to detail and news judgment in our designers. You must be comfortable with deadline pressure. Ideal candidates must demonstrate a willingness to be part of a busy team that serves a large print and online audience. He or she must be willing to work nights and weekends. A minimum of three years of daily newspaper design experience is preferred. The Times uses InDesign in a DTI system.

    If you are interested in this position, please apply online at tampabay.com/company/join-us. The Job ID is #264. Be sure to attach work samples or list a website where they can be viewed.

    (We also have an opening for a features designer.)

    YGBFKM Guest

    I know at least one designer down there who makes a damn fine pumpkin cookie.

    Did St. Pete ever go to a smaller web?
  3. nikkilife

    nikkilife New Member

    In my opinion a cookie cannot be damn-fine unless it has some form of chocolate in it - but I haven't tried the pumpkin cookies.

    (We're at 48" web now.)
  4. mb

    mb Active Member

    Wait a second ... pumpkin cookies? Resume time.
  5. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    Did St. Pete ever finish filling its last sports opening?
  6. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    nikki, who left?
  7. 1HPGrad

    1HPGrad Member

    This gets the 1HPGrad seal of approval. PM for more details.
  8. VJ

    VJ Member

    Andrew Bradford, heading to the Star-Tribune.
  9. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    That's two new sports designers at the Star-Tribune in the past month and a half.
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