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Senior Fiction Designer, Egmont

HarperCollins and Egmont have an exciting opportunity for a talented (and creative) Senior Fiction Book designer to join our team working on the Fiction Book List.

The candidate, will have responsibility for developing appropriately targeted fiction books for children, Teens and YA, with the ability to develop and deliver books from concept to production, on time and within a set budget. A champion of the fiction book list, identifying and bringing new talent to the list.

We are looking for someone who has experience of:

  • Proven years in a fiction book design role (designer level minimum).

  • Experience of commissioning illustrators either directly or via agents and delivering clear commercial briefs and art direction for all areas of the market.

  • Previous experience of commissioning both cover illustrations and internal illustrations for integrated fiction book texts.

  • Negotiating contracts with external contributors. Ensuring final files are delivered on time and on budget.

  • Relevant consumer, trend and market awareness in order to help develop new commercial concepts.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and able to present design concepts, approaches and work in progress to various internal and external stakeholders.

Egmont's purpose is to make all children proud readers through our broad portfolio of inclusive, child-friendly books and magazines for children and families from all backgrounds, for every interest and reading ability. We are committed to creating opportunities for people from groups traditionally under-represented in publishing.

Our mission at HarperCollins is to harness the power of great publishing and to amplify it through world class marketing, global strength, and relentless innovation. We are all working towards the same goal, and we do it guided by what matters most to us.

Role closes - 4:00pm, 16th Aug 2020 BST (Europe/London)

Senior Fiction Designer, Egmont

HarperCollins, London
Full-time, Permanent
Editor, Editorial