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Book Designer/Junior Book Designer

Location:
Northamptonshire
Salary:
Available upon request
Date Posted:
01 Jan 2019
Advertising End Date:
25 Jan 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
7184
Job Description
Are you an experienced book designer of illustrated books or a creative designer looking to launch a career in Book Publishing? A leading trade book publisher has an exciting opportunity for a Designer /Junior Designer to join their team based in Northamptonshire. You will produce high quality design for a range of non-fiction illustrated books, specialising in licensed books and formats. 

Key duties:

Follow briefs to produce and project manage high quality design work for cover and interiors of illustrated books
Check design work, ensuring it is consistent and accurate and files are ready to print
Ensure design work is delivered on time and to budget
Liaise with third-party contributors and licensors, ensuring that contributors adhere to the house-style
Opportunity to mentor and instruct junior members of team if recruited at Designer level

Experience / skills required:

Experience working as a creative designer or prior design experience in book publishing 
Experience of commissioning/managing illustrators and freelancers highly desirable
A creative and flexible approach to work, able to adapt quickly and take feedback
Excellent understanding of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Good understanding of the design process
Strong problem-solving and communication skills
Able to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines 


For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to clairecs@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:        Claire Carrington-Smith       
Tel:               01865 339 532
 

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.