Associate Designer/Photo Editor

Website highcountrynews High Country News

For people who care about the West

High Country News, an award-winning magazine that covers the modern American West, seeks a multi-talented visual journalist to join the team in rural Paonia, Colorado. Work with our art director to design and produce pages for a twice-monthly magazine; find/assign great photojournalism for print magazine and fast-paced website, including photo stories for print and web, and create data visualizations for print and web, among other duties. We need someone with good news judgment who can work closely with art director and editors, who understands the West and the issues we cover, and who can maintain the quality, high-level journalism and storytelling we’re known for. News design and photo editing experience, Adobe Creative Suite proficiency and familiarity with High Country News are top requirements. Full-time, fully benefited position starts in May. Enthusiasm for small-town living is a must: This is a Paonia-based job; no telecommuting. Email cover letter, résumé and clips to Designer Job, cindy@hcn.org.