Designer - Book Covers and Mechanicals

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive salary + 401(k), medical, dental, vision, holidays + week between Christmas & New Year's
Mar 27, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time


NYC publisher, Skyhorse Publishing, is seeking an organized, motivated, flexible in-house Designer to join our art department. 

Responsibilities include: concept and design of new covers, building of mechanicals for paperbacks, jackets, and cases—as well as advanced reading copies and reprints—and creating promotional materials for the publicity and sales departments. 

Requirements: Candidates must have a portfolio showcasing book cover design and interior book or magazine layouts and possess strong typography skills. 

Must be able to work in a Mac-based environment and be proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. 

The ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects is essential. 1–3 years’ experience preferred, but will consider recent grads with a strong portfolio. 

This is a full-time position with salary that will reflect both experience and demonstrated accomplishments. Benefits include 401(k) savings plan with company match, paid time-off, and holidays to include the week between Christmas and New Year’s. 

Skyhorse Publishing is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

To apply, please email via the link provided with resume, portfolio, position applying for in the subject line of your email, and cover letter listing your salary requirements. Applications missing salary requirements will not be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only respond to those candidates we wish to pursue.

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