The Children’s Design team at Simon and Schuster is a busy, creative and successful department. We are currently recruiting a talented individual to join us on a full-time basis.
An exciting opportunity for a designer to become a key member of the design team, working across all areas of our fiction list including young fiction, middle grade, and Young Adult..
Reporting to the Art Director the ideal candidate will have a good understanding of design within Publishing. The candidate will be passionate about Children’s fiction and creating eye-catching commercial covers and interiors. And equally the candidate will be able to work independently, and be a key player of a dynamic team.
The Candidate Profile:
Would suit a designer with a real passion and enthusiasm for Children’s fiction, and a desire to work on an award winning, exciting and varied list. A strong awareness of current trends is essential as well as excellent design skills, creativity and innovation. Good communication skills are a must as the role involves working directly with the editorial and sales teams, commissioning illustrators and freelance designers. You will need to have an ability to meet deadlines, help drive the list forward and work well in a small team.
Proficiency in In-Design and Photoshop essential.
Please apply by email to HR@SimonandSchuster.co.uk attaching your CV, covering letter with details of your current salary and expectations, and samples of your designs.
Simon & Schuster UK is an equal opportunities employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.