Production Positions

Production Designer

About the Position

Production designers collaborate with an award-winning team to bring a creative eye to advertising and marketing campaigns, long-term projects and promotional materials.

The production designer position involves creating advertisements for clients, designing for the Daily Cal’s promotional materials and participating in ongoing creative projects such as the Food and Drink Guide, the Media Kit and the Branding Kit.

Applicants must have experience with Adobe Illustrator, and familiarity with Photoshop and/or InDesign is recommended. We are looking for innovative designers with new ideas about how to use design to best reach our readers and advertisers.

Application Materials

  • Resume (PDF)
  • Portfolio (link or PDF)
  • Interview (invitation only)

Work Requirements

  • 3-4 hours per week
  • Regular meetings to discuss updates on 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 position, and it has close ties with the design and marketing departments.