Job opening detail :
Junior Designer
posted: Oct. 13, 2021
Offered by:
Quirk Books
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
Philadelphia, PA
Do you judge a book by its cover? Are you a designer interested in pursuing book design?

If so, Quirk Books is seeking a creative Junior Designer to join its team. As a member of the Design department, the Junior Designer is managed by the Art Director and will be responsible for developing the visual identity of 4-6 books per year as well as handling various tasks related to book production. The right candidate is someone both highly creative and highly organized with a passion for books.

Responsibilities include:

Conceptualizing and designing covers and interiors for 4-6 titles per year
Collaborating closely with the Art Director and Editorial department to find creative solutions from book conception to printing
Finding, hiring, and managing freelance illustrators when appropriate
Working closely with Art Director and Managing Editor to manage schedules and priorities
Managing corrections to backlist titles that are being reprinted
Delivering files for digital conversion of books
Providing general support to the Design department as needed

Please apply if the following sounds like you:

A fan of books, pop culture, and design
2-4 years of experience in a design role with a portfolio of recent work that demonstrates required skills and abilities
Highly proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
Experience with Asana a plus
Illustration skills a plus
Ability to receive and synthesize feedback
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
A creative problem solver and effective communicator with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
About Our  
Founded in 2002, Quirk Books publishes a highly curated list of entertaining, enlightening, and strikingly unconventional books for adults and children in a number of genres and categories.
To apply, email a short cover letter, resume, and link to your portfolio to with “Junior Designer” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
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