Business Positions

Production Designer

About the Position

Production designers work with the production managers to create advertisements for clients, design promotional materials for The Daily Californian and create comprehensive marketing campaigns with the marketing department. Adobe Illustrator experience is required, and Photoshop and/or InDesign experience is strongly encouraged. Applicants are expected to contribute to ongoing, long-term projects with the rest of the production team.

Application Materials

  • Resume (PDF)
  • Cover letter (PDF)
  • 3-5 layout or marketing/advertising clips (PDFs)
  • Interview (invitation only)

Work Requirements

  • One 2-3 hour shift per week
  • Weekly meeting to oversee/assign long-term projects
  • Contributing to long-term marketing/advertising projects

Leadership Opportunities

  • After serving as a production designer, staff members have the opportunity to work as a night producer or on the Daily Cal’s in-house creative agency. The position is also a potential avenue to the managing publisher of business support position, and it has close ties with the design and marketing departments.