Junior Designer

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 18, 2013
Closes
Jan 17, 2014
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
Essential Job Responsibilities include:.
•Light cover design work
•Art directing mechanicals from outside designers, and trafficking mechanicals to the in-house editors and copy editors.
•Assisting the art director in all aspect of the job, such as archiving files, making jpegs, making type corrections, and coordinating meetings with editors and sales directors.
•Prep and color manage print ready files to send to the printer in collaboration with the production department.
•Clearing art licenses for both the Norton Trade Paperback and Liveright imprint.

Required Qualifications:
• 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.
• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design is preferred, but not necessary.

Technical skills:
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator), Quark Xpress, and proficiency in MS Office


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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