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Designer  
  posted: Feb. 14, 2017
 Offered by: 
HarperCollins Publishers
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
Our Children's Books design team is currently seeking a Designer to join the fast-paced, creative team. In this role, the Designer will design covers and interiors for high-profile children’s books.

Responsibilities:
- Organize, design, and manage several projects per season with guidance from Art Director and Associate Art Director.
- Work creatively and collaboratively with all members of the team on the development of the project from concept to finish.
- Keep projects on a timely schedule, keep Art Director informed of project status daily, and keep production status reports updated.
- Prepare jacket, cover, and interior mechanicals for the printer.
- Archive all projects in DAM.
- Color correct with production and editorial teams.

As needed you will:
- Provide design support to Art Director and Associate Art Director.
- Provide general assistance to team on special projects.
- Trend spot: Stay on top of design trends in children’s books, children’s illustration, and related media.
- Return artwork and dead matter.

Qualifications:
- BFA College degree or equivalent work experience in Graphic Design, Typography, and/or Illustration preferred
- Minimum 3 years of design experience required
- Experience in publishing and a passion for children’s books preferred
- Detailed oriented with excellent organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software, with strong emphasis in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator required
- Pre-press experience preferred
- Solid understanding of production process, color correction of proofs, and timely routing of materials
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment
 About Our  
Company: 
HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.

HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.
 Address: 
195 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
 Special  
Instructions: 
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and link to an online portfolio through our website, https://careers-harpercollins.icims.com/jobs/2151/designer/job.
Job #  13363
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