Design Manager, Artisan Books

New York City, New York
Competitive salary + bonus, health, dental, and 401K
Jun 14, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Artisan Books, a division of Workman Publishing (located in New York City's West Village neighborhood), seeks a team-player that provides fresh and beautiful designs for a diverse list of illustrated books.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Book Design

- Create innovative and exciting designs for approximately 3 titles per season

- Design covers, and jackets for approximately 4 titles per season

- Manage multiple projects simultaneously, freelancers, in-house typesetters, and junior level designers

- Make corrections on all passes and prepare titles for production


- Approximately five years of experience in illustrated book design

- Knowledge of book traditions and typographic conventions

- A keen layout sensibility, and the proven ability to select and sequence images for publication

- Expert skills in Adobe In Design CS, Adobe Photoshop CS, Illustrator CS are required.


- BFA preferred

- Demonstrated proficiency in In Design, Photoshop and Creative Suite

- Previous design experience required; typesetting experience a plus

- Strong organizational and communication skills

- Strong time management, follow up and follow through skills

- Great attitude - team player

- Presentation of portfolio required

Please send your resume, cover letter, and a link to your portfolio. We apologize in advance, but not all applicants will receive a response.

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