Design Chief – Central Maine

 Influence. It’s why MaineToday Media, publisher of The Kennebec Journal and Waterville Sentinel, sets the media agenda in Maine. Innovation. It’s why we are Maine’s largest multimedia company. Find your future by joining the largest news gathering organization in the great state of Maine.


We have an opening for a night-shift Design Chief on our copydesk in our office in Augusta, Maine, to design compelling pages, strong headlines, and engaging stories that are effective, clear and accurate.  The Design Chief also helps establish the design and typography rules for print editorial publications and is the primary designer for Page One.

The ideal candidate has exceptional design abilities and can demonstrate the ability to write and edit text that enhances the presentation of our journalism.  We need a strong critical thinker who will maintain high standards throughout the editing and design process and who can master our content management and layout systems. The Design Chief must be both an initiator and a collaborator in our fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom.

Requirements include strong organizational skills, initiative, responsiveness and unrelenting attention to detail; and a college degree or significant professional experience, preferably at a daily news organization.

Apply online at  When applying, please submit page design samples in addition to your cover letter and resume.

Design Chief – Central Maine

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