Senior Designer, Crown

New York, New York
Nov 16, 2017
Graphic Design
Metro Area
New York
Full Time
Company: Penguin Random House LLC 
Requisition ID: 13128 

Senior Designer, Crown Publising Group

The Crown Publishing Group is seeking a Senior Designer for our cover art department. This role works closely with the Creative Director to create original covers and mechanicals.

Established in 1933, the Crown imprint is a leading publisher of bestselling fiction and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction in categories that include biography and memoir, history, science, politics, and current events. Bestselling authors on our nonfiction list include President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, President George W. Bush, Erik Larson, Tom Reiss, Rebecca Skloot, Rachel Maddow, Peter Bergen, David Sanger, Ben Macintyre, Susan Cain, and Gretchen Rubin. Our bestselling fiction authors include Gillian Flynn, Ernest Cline, Andy Weir, Rosamund Lupton, Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, Chris Pavone, Michelle Moran, and Jean M. Auel.

Our ideal candidate is creative, organized, process-oriented, and passionate about publishing.

The Designer will be responsible for:

* Creating original covers, illustrations and photo research.
* Designing mechanicals, trafficking work, and preparing and delivering files for print.

Additional requirements for the position include:

* 3-5 years of design experience.
* Passion and expertise for Typography and Design.
* Thorough knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
* Print production knowledge and skills.
* Ability to organize, prioritize, and work independently to meet deadlines.
* Collaborative spirit and positive attitude when working with internal and external partners.
* Ability to think creatively to be an effective problem solver.

Please include a link to your portfolio.Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at