Our Childrens Books design team is currently seeking a Senior Designer to design covers and interiors for middle grade and teen novels under the general HarperTeen and HarperCollins imprints.In this role you will: -Organize, design and manage several projects per season with guidance from Art Director. -Work collaboratively with all members of the team on the development of the project from concept to finish. -Design and concept both tween and teen novels, create comps using stock photos, and help set up photo-shoots. -Effectively communicate with artists/photographers directly as needed. Keep projects on a timely schedule and keep supervisor in the loop on projects and manage freelancers as needed. -Take initiative in the course of each project to problem-solve, trouble-shoot, demonstrate consistent follow-through and meet deadlines. -Color correct and attend press oks when possible. -Archive all projects in DAM, keep supervisor informed of project status and keep production status on server updated. As needed you will: -Provide design support to supervisor. -Return art and dead matter. -Provide general assistance on special projects. -Trend spot/blog track: Stay on top of teen and tween trends in books, media and fashion.Requirements:-Minimum 3 years of design experience required -Book cover design experience strongly preferred-Solid understanding of production process, color correction of proofs, timely routing of materials -Excellent organizational and communication skills -Ability to set priorities under pressure -Strong Mac skills and design skills using Quark, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator -Ability to work effectively in a team setting -A strong interest in middle grade and teen books -College degree or equivalent work experience -Course work in graphic design, typography and illustration preferredTo apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our website: http://harpercollinscareers.com.