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June 14, 2005

Job Opening at Communication Service for the Deaf

From: CSD - Jun 14, 2005


Desktop Publishing Specialist


Under general supervision of the Art Manager, The desktop publisher is primarily responsible for utilizing desktop publishing, graphics, and spreadsheet software to create and print a variety of marketing materials. A self-starter, who is highly motivated with the ability to multi-task. Plans and devises layout of text, photos or illustrations for newsletters, flyers, brochures, posters, manuals, overheads, or other advertising or presentation materials.


Completes assignments using graphic designing/ layout integrated software, creating effective page layouts, charts, diagrams and computer graphics.
Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within graphic designing/ publishing field.
Perform graphic art changes to files per client’s request.
Create and maintain production masters.
Maintain organized filing system of all project files.
Review proofs for inconsistencies in borders, headers and footers and font substitution.
Verify the data accuracy and quality of masters.
Must be able to handle multiple task in a fast pace environment.
Prepare and package files for outsourcing.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Performs other additional duties as directed by the Art Manager.


High School diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
Ability to read and analyze data.
Must have some knowledge of color theory
Experience in offset and digital print.
Familiar with print/publication terminology.
Must be able to work on Mac platform.
Experience and knowledge with Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop, postscript files, Illustrator, ATM and color Management.
Able to understand resolution issues and overall graphic manipulation.
Must be a creative problem solver and a good communicator.
Must be a team player with a desire to work with leading edge technology
Experience working with the deaf community is mandatory. Must be familiar with deaf culture and American Sign Language to communicate effectively with deaf consumers.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

BENEFITS: Group Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Plan, Vision Plan, Retirement Program, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program (eligibility depends on full- or part-time status).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Send resume, cover letter and online application to:
Michelle Stubkjaer, Human Resources
Communication Service for the Deaf
102 N. Krohn Place
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(800) 642-6410 or (605) 367-5760 Voice
(605) 367-5832 FAX or
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