Graphic Designer Application

Paydirt is seeking a student at NMT to work part-time as our graphic designer. Graphic designers (GDs) will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief (EIC), photographers, and the layout editors to create digital content and artwork for the print and web editions.

Job Details:

  • Work 12 hours per week for $1400 per semester

  • Work both in and out of the Paydirt office during scheduled hours

  • Flexible schedule

  • Work Study not required


  • Work with Adobe software to create graphics for the print and web editions of Paydirt

  • Work in the Paydirt office for a minimum of 5 hours per week

  • Attend weekly meetings with Paydirt Staff

  • Attend biweekly independent meetings with the EIC

  • Organize independent meetings with the Layout Editor(s) to generate and edit artwork for the editions

  • Log weekly hours and report back to the EIC during independent meetings

  • Edit photographs and digital content using Photoshop or similar software


  • Excellent skills in Adobe Photoshop

  • Familiarity with other graphics editing programs (Illustrator, InDesign)

  • Access to graphics editing software (Adobe Creative Suite)

  • Understanding of digital design principles (framing, grid layouts, etc)

  • Full time student at NMT (undergraduate or graduate)

  • Preference given to applicants who have completed a digital photography class, photoshop, or a media studies class
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