AI Prompt Engineer at Gannett Co., Inc.

Posted on (a year ago)

United States

Industry: media

Job Type: Full-time

Experience Level: Mid-Senior Level

Job Description

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally-focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. We are looking for an experienced AI Prompt Engineer to join our team at LocalQ DMS. Your expertise in AI prompt engineering, coupled with proficiency in the Vertex.AI platform, will be essential in creating high-quality AI models to enhance the capabilities of LocalQ DMS.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, software engineers, and product managers, to define and refine AI prompt requirements for LocalQ DMS.
  • Design, develop, and optimize AI prompt models using the Vertex.AI platform, ensuring high accuracy and performance.
  • Conduct research and experiments to improve AI prompt generation, leveraging techniques such as transfer learning, reinforcement learning, and unsupervised learning.
  • Fine-tune and evaluate pre-trained models on relevant datasets to ensure their suitability for specific use cases within LocalQ DMS.
  • Develop and implement data preprocessing and augmentation techniques to enhance the quality and diversity of training data for AI prompt models.
  • Collaborate with data engineers to ensure seamless integration of AI prompt models into the LocalQ DMS infrastructure.
  • Monitor and analyze model performance and implement necessary adjustments and improvements as needed.
  • Stay up to date with the latest advancements in NLP and AI technologies, and identify opportunities to apply them to improve AI prompt generation within LocalQ DMS.
  • Document and communicate technical concepts, methodologies, and findings effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior members of the AI engineering team.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Equivalent work experience will also be considered.
  • Proven experience as an AI Engineer or NLP Engineer, with a focus on developing AI models and working on NLP-related projects.
  • Strong expertise in AI prompt engineering, including experience with model fine-tuning, transfer learning, and data preprocessing for NLP tasks.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python for model development and implementation.
  • In-depth knowledge of NLP techniques, including text classification, entity recognition, sentiment analysis, and language generation.
  • Experience working with the Vertex.AI platform, including knowledge of its features, functionalities, and API integration.
  • Familiarity with machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or Keras, and their application to NLP tasks.
  • Solid understanding of software engineering principles and best practices, including version control (e.g., Git), code review, and unit testing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex data and algorithmic challenges.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, effectively prioritize tasks, and meet project deadlines.
  • Experience in the advertising or marketing domain, particularly with digital marketing platforms, will be advantageous.