Art Director, Artisan Books

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive annual salary + health, 401K, potential bonus
Jul 08, 2019
Art, Creative
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Artisan Books, a division of Workman Publishing Co., is looking for an art director to creatively art direct and design book jackets and interiors for its list of stylish, illustrated trade books.

This position will be responsible for overseeing interiors, jackets and covers, and catalog and sales materials and for the management of in-house and freelance designers—including commissioning original photography and illustrations and managing budgets and photo shoots.

Must have strong communications and organizational skills, a proven track record of stylish design, and a willingness to change track and find the right design for every book.

Must be excellent at managing deadlines and working collaboratively with the editors and publisher on a design strategy for every title, and working with the managing editor and production director to ensure books remain on schedule.

Seven-plus years of experience with 4-color, illustrated books required.

Please send résumé along with samples of your work (via PDF attachments or a link to an online portfolio). We apologize in advance, but not all applicants will receive a response.

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