Are you a passionate books designer looking for a new role where you can use your creativity producing highly illustrated book interiors? Our client is a highly successful, well-known publisher of fiction books, specialising in media tie-ins, and they are looking for a highly motivated and passionate books designer to produce highly illustrated interiors, eye catching covers and marketing materials.This is a fast-paced and challenging role which will involve working as part of a small team of designers and is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced designer to work on an increasing variety of licence based illustrated titles.
The Books Designer will oversee the creation of a number of titles in their growing list and you will take ownership for all stages of the design process, from concept and sample pages, through to page layout, image profiling and manipulation to preparation and final handover to production.
On a day-to day basis the Books Designer will work closely with editorial to create exciting, innovative and fresh designs and work on new project ideas.You will present materials, taking in design amendments and artwork changes, whilst preparing print-ready files for production.You will also manage creation and amendments to sales materials as required and keep in touch with trends in book design, gaming, TV and films.
This is a fabulous role for a talented books designer with an eye for detail and an extensive portfolio to showcase their talent in this exciting new design role.
We are looking for a books designer with at least 2-3 years’ experience in illustrated book design, or magazine work that is transferable (essential). Proven experience with Adobe Creative Suite, mainly InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is essential, as is the ability to work to deadlines and multi-task. Experience in licensed publishing would be an advantage as would a strong interest in pop culture and entertainment media.
For further details of this super new design role, please forward your CV and portfolio, outlining your salary expectations.