Job opening detail :
Senior Designer
posted: Feb. 28, 2018
Offered by:
Hay House
Health, Dental, 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
The Senior Designer will handle all aspects of book and product design. This will include editorial and author consultation; cover, interior, and packaging design; and complete follow-through to bound book. This person should be creative and resourceful and have a working knowledge of publishing trends and branding. This person will also hire illustrators, negotiate contracts, and be the staff liaison for free-lanced projects.

This person must have at least five years of previous interior book design experience, with the ability to handle a wide range of creative complexities, including illustrated and four-color books. There needs to be a thorough knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud, especially InDesign. Knowledge of Word and the overall production process is also recommended. They will need to have strong communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and be able to cope with demanding deadlines. A strong knowledge of typography and design is mandatory.

Main Functions & Responsibilities:
• Conceptualizes original book packaging and other products (i.e. create layout, look and feel, and sets up file, choosing color palette, photography, layout style, fonts, composition, creating required graphics, illustrations and/or charts).
• Designs and produces interiors of books from manuscript to bound book
• Hires and works directly with freelancers, illustrators, and photographers
• Works with editors relating to job specific design/editorial tasks
• Maintains a strong working knowledge of spiritual, self-help, and wellness markets
• Completes all production work with each project including importing copy, creating tables, figures, etc.
• Reviews each job for accuracy
• Continues on the job training and research to further grow their skills and expertise that apply directly to their daily workload
• Provides feedback to designers, production artists
• Supervises, corrects, and approves work of all designers
• Updates traffic manager and PLM on job status and attends creative department meetings
• Consults, updates, and works closely with Art Director
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