Sr Designer, Random House Children's Books

Aug 20, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The RH Children's Group is seeking a Sr. Designer to join their team. Ideal candidate will have strong jacket, cover, and interior design skills for middle grade and commercial non-fiction. Will have experience working with art director and editor to develop and execute cover concepts and commercial packages based on reading, discussing, and understanding specific needs for each book. Will be creative individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Will have strong typographic skills, attention to detail, and keen understanding of book manufacturing, printing, and production process.

Candidate will be responsible for design, layout, and oversight of trade jackets, covers, and interiors for numerous book formats; including middle grade and non-fiction and various other projects as necessary. Will be responsible for maintaining schedules, production guidelines, and budgets. Must have ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Our requirements
Candidate must have complete command of all latest versions of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Will need to have the technical understanding of in house color correction, in house proofing and a strong background in interior text design.

5-7 years of design experience in a children?s publishing a must.

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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