Designer

Location
New York
Posted
May 28, 2013
Closes
Jun 27, 2013
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Design, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
W. W. Norton & Company is seeking a skilled designer to design college textbooks interiors and covers for a variety of disciplines including Political Science, Biology, History, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Literature, Anthropology, Music and Film.

Requirements:

Candidates must be highly organized, motivated, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and enjoy the collaborative process from concept-to-finish.

Technical Skills:

• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat) on Mac OS.
• Experience with the EPUB3 digital publishing format and its associated technologies such as HTML and CSS.
• Mastery of email, calendar management, and file management tools.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design preferred.
• 3-5 years experience as Designer, preferably in book publishing.
• Portfolio showing complicated, text-heavy page layouts with art or photos.
• Employment eligibility to work with W. W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
• Must be able to work full business hours.
• Must be self-directed and independent.
• Must have good time management skills, be organized, and be capable of multi-tasking across departments, activities, and projects.
• Must be detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy and minimal mistakes.

Please note that 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: recruiting@wwnorton.com. PLEASE INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN YOUR COVER LETTER!

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