Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Las Vegas Optic
  • Las Vegas, NM, USA
  • Hourly
  • Temporary, Part-time

Temporary, Part-Time Graphic Designer
Las Vegas Optic
Las Vegas, New Mexico

Applications are now being accepted for a temporary, part-time graphic artist at the award winning Las Vegas Optic, a mail delivered 3,550 circulations tri-weekly publishing on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Las Vegas is located approximately 65 miles east of Santa Fe and at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range in the southern Rockies. The paper is printed at its sister paper, the Los Alamos Monitor, which is located approximately 100 miles from the Las Vegas Optic office. The newspaper is owned and operated by Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC (LCN) and can be found online at


  • Associate's degree in graphic design or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign is required
  • Ability to multi-task with strong organizational skills is a must
  • Work well with tight deadlines
  • Ability to design creative, eye-catching display advertisements with speed, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Strong spelling and grammar skills a must

Essential Functions:

  • Design advertisements for publication in print and online using Macintosh computers.
  • Must be able to scan artwork and photos and output completed files for printing.
  • Revise ads as directed on proofs.
  • Track all legal, classified and retail ads for print placement.
  • Create the Classified section for each issue.
  • Complete the pagination process of each publication.
  • Position artwork and ads to layout instructions.
  • Clean and adjust each photo used in each issue.
  • Transfer files using FTP and internet sites to retrieve/send PDF files to/from sites for publication.
  • Upload all electronic pages, legal and advertisements to the Optic's web site.
  • Maintain the Optic's public notice database by uploading each legal that is published to the site.
  • Together with the NMPS/Classified Ad Network create and publish weekly an NM Classified section.



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