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Art Director - Narrative Non-Fiction

Our client is a highly successful independent publisher based in London. They have created a brand new role for a creative and commercial Art Director to lead the Narrative non-fiction list.

We are looking for someone with a strong background in trade narrative non-fiction. The Art Director will be responsible for the jacket designs of new wide-ranging narrative non-fiction business and for overseeing a team of designers working on illustrated non-fiction. This is a business-critical role that will report directly to the Group Publisher for Adult Non-fiction.

Experience and key skills required:

  1. A portfolio of varied and striking narrative non-fiction design
  2. Ideally with some design experience of illustrated books
  3. Team management and leadership
  4. Budget and schedule management
  5. Strong network of freelance designers and illustrators

In return our client offers a very competitive salary and an exciting working environment at a rapidly growing, innovative publisher.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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Art Director - Narrative Non-Fiction

Full-time, Permanent
Publisher, Trade
Design, Fiction

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