Design Assistant- Crown Trade

Jan 13, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The Crown Publishing Group is seeking a Design Assistant for our Trade Cover Art Department. This role works closely with our talented art director and designers, creating mechanicals and paperback conversion covers.

The Assistant will be responsible for:

Creating mechanicals, trafficking work and delivering files
Fulfilling various image and asset requests for publicity, promotion, and Editorial
Assisting with cover design, creating illustrations and photo research, with the potential to create covers of your own

You will discover how book covers are designed, produced and translated for digital.

Our requirements
Our ideal candidate is creative, organized, process-oriented, passionate about publishing and has 1 year of design experience.

Additional requirements for the position include:

Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Passion and expertise for Typography, Illustration and Design.
Intimate knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
Collaborative spirit when working with internal and external partners.

Please include a link to your portfolio.

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

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