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Senior Gift Designer  
  posted: Nov. 14, 2017
 Offered by: 
Running Press
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K, Bonus
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
 Requirements: 
Senior Gift Designer

Knowledge and skills Required:

-BFA in Design
-5+ years of design experience, book publishing is preferred but not absolutely necessary.
-Proficient in Creative Cloud: InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
-Knowledge of typography, illustration, and photography necessary to create designs for multiple genres, the focus being gift product.
-Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate in individual and group settings as well as with out-of-
house artists and freelancers.

Responsibilities:

-Design and manage 10+ titles (cover and interiors) a season across multiple imprints. Entails working closely with Design Director,
Editorial, and Production to create books as well as coordinate schedules with Managing Editor.
-Create sales and publicity material as needed for those titles.
-Hire and manage illustrators and photographers as needed.
-Work closely with Gift team to conceptualize a minimum of 3 original products a season (6+ a year).
-Manage those Gift titles with Editorial and Design Director.
 About Our  
Company: 
Running Press Publishers has been providing consumers with an innovative list of quality books and book-related kits since 1972.

Running Press creates more than 80 new titles a year under four imprints: Running Press, Running Press Kids, Running Press Teens, and Running Press Miniature Editions™. Titles cover a broad range of categories, including: humor and essay, food and wine, performing arts, lifestyle and craft, children’s illustrated picture books and award winning young adult fiction. Miniature Editions has the original and most innovative kit program in the industry, from abridged bestsellers, best licensed properties, to our clever and quirky in-house created kits.

Running Press is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, and is an imprint Perseus Books, a Hachette Book Group company.
 Special  
Instructions: 
Apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=o9ac6fwl&s=https://www.hachettebookgroup.biz/about-hbg/careers/?jvi=ohGiYfwX,Job
Job #  20230
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