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Book Designer

Location:
Northamptonshire
Salary:
Available upon request
Date Posted:
14 Sep 2018
Advertising End Date:
14 Oct 2018
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
7184
Job Description
We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and experienced book designer to join a trade publisher in Northampton, working on illustrated colour books. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your creativity to project manage a wide range of illustrated book projects and formats.

Key Duties:

  • Developing a variety of illustrated titles from concept to finished design
  • Designing covers, spreads and layout for a wide range of illustrated titles
  • Work with external partners and licensors
  • Signing off on a wide range of books across different formats
  • Mentor and instruct junior members

Experience/skills required:

  • Solid book design experience in illustrated books is essential
  • Excellent understanding of the design process
  • Experience of commissioning/managing illustrators and freelancers highly desirable
  • Strong understanding of formats, age-ranges and subject matters
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a creative approach to work
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe CS Suite, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator 

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.