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Graphic Designer

San Diego Magazine is seeking a talented, self-motivated, enthusiastic graphic designer to join our team. The ideal candidate is highly creative, resourceful, and always eager to learn new skills! He or she will be part of the design team responsible for the design and production of several print and digital magazines, print and digital branding and marketing materials, and social graphics. The design team works closely with the internal marketing and events departments creating advertising campaigns and branding for our extensive list of products and our numerous yearly events as well as with our custom department creating unique editorial content for some of San Diego’s most respected brands. This role manages original photoshoots as well as oversees freelance photographers, illustrators and other vendors as needed.


  • 2-3 years of professional design experience
  • Strong portfolio of past work
  • Knowledge in developing logos, brand style guides, and ad campaigns
  • Experience in magazine/editorial design
  • Ability to concept and execute photoshoots
  • Development of concepts executed into print, collateral, and digital design
  • Great eye for design, a passion for creating design solutions, and a self-motivated worker
  • Excellent time management skills & ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of paper quality and print pre-production
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Working knowledge of After Effects and animation a plus
  • Knowledge of social media principles
  • Available to work during heavy production times and complete assigned jobs on schedule
  • Knowledge of principles of digital marketing, best practices, and SEO a plus


Compensation will be based on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, FSA plan, vacation and sick time and employee incentives.


San Diego Magazine has been in the market since 1948 and has grown from a single monthly lifestyle publication into an expansive multi-media company. Our product portfolio now includes 10 titles, multiple websites, e-newsletters, events, social media, video production, custom media and podcasting.
Job Type: Full-time


Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

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