Junior Designer

New York
Mar 07, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
The Putnam, Riverhead, Pintail and Tarcher Advertising and Promotions department is looking for a creative and detail-oriented individual to conceptualize and design marketing and promotional materials under tight deadlines.

The Junior Designer:

1.Designs print and online advertisements and promotional materials, including static and animated ads, printed postcards, bookmarks, point-of-purchase displays, and ecards
2.Helps to design, lay-out, and organize Putnam’s seasonal catalogs three times per year and BEA catalog once a year
3.Creates visual presentations used at seasonal sales conferences, as well as custom presentations for corporate Penguin Group (USA) events and author and agent meetings
4.Prepares book cover mechanicals for galleys and advanced reader copies
5.Participates in the creation of author and book trailer videos
6.Helps write ad copy, manages freelancers, liaises with vendors, and designs and builds mobile landing pages and websites

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

•4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
•Minimum 1 year prior design, advertising or promotions experience
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Strong organizational skills, strong attention to detail; able to turn around projects quickly and multitask
•Ability to perform color correction and pre-press for print ads and promotional items
•Must be able and willing to amend designs in order to fit the needs of Marketing
•Knowledge of Adobe Flash and Final Cut Pro preferred
•Highly proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
•Knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver and html coding a plus

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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