Layout Designer


The Layout Designer is responsible for creating article PDF layouts to be published online and in the print issues of the journal. Specific tasks include:

  • Using Adobe Indesign to design PDF proofs of youth research articles

  • Collaborating with authors to ensure articles are free of error, and performing any minor edits authors wish to make to their papers prior to publication

  • Ensuring article copyright is accurate and agreed upon between authors and publishers

  • Designing select aspects of print issue, including Table of Contents, Research Spotlights, Science Journalism Articles


  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Indesign and Illustrator

  • Bilingualism is an asset

  • Experience working with youth


  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Ability to work around tight deadlines

  • Attention to detail

The time commitment for this role is ~5h/week during the publication cycle. Please note this is a volunteer position.

Interested candidates are invited to send a short resume and cover letter to