Design Assistant

New York
Apr 05, 2012
May 05, 2012
Ms. Hiring Manager
Full Time
W.W. Norton is seeking an Assistant to join the College Art Department. This individual will coordinate, design and keep track of multiple cover and book related projects from beginning to end under the supervision of the Corporate Art Director. Please include an online or PDF portfolio.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

- Trafficking College design projects
- Learning to prepare printer-ready cover mechanicals
- Photo research for covers and managing the permission process
- Creating covers, templates and back ads for custom projects
- Designing back ads
- Designing some original book covers (depending on the individuals level of experience and skill sets)
- Learning about the process of creating a book from beginning to end
- Assists the Corporate Art Director as requested

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree in Graphic Design
- Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
- Applicants must be able to work full business hours.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Good business and interpersonal communication skills.
- Self directed and independent.

Technical skills:

- Proficiency in MS Office, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

Please note this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.

Qualified candidates should apply by sending a copy of their resume and cover letter to: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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