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Senior Designer

We’re looking for a creative, committed and talented Senior Designer to join the full-colour team at Nosy Crow. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to further their career in book design and work on a wide range of projects across our award-winning list – novelty books, picture books and activity books.

Nosy Crow is an environment where designers truly thrive, where they can do their best work, where they are listened to, and where they feel part of the whole company and of our decision-making. We’re proud of our design team and of the outstanding design quality of our books.

The right candidate will have:

  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator programmes;
  • Excellent proven book design and typographic skills;
  • A love and knowledge of children’s book illustration;
  • Good written and spoken communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and carefully manage workloads and deadlines;
  • Experience of working on novelty books is an advantage.

You will have experience of collaborating with authors, illustrators, editors and production colleagues. The job involves finding new illustration talent, commissioning and working with bestselling illustrators such as Axel Scheffler, Ingela P Arrhenius and Britta Teckentrup, as well as making sure that words and pictures are combined on the page as meaningfully and beautifully as possible. 

If this sounds like you, please email your portfolio/examples of your designs and CV (pdfs only please – no website links), accompanied by not more than 500 words outlining why you think you would be the perfect candidate for this exciting new opportunity to Felicity Culley ( 

Nosy Crow is a multi-award winning, independent children’s publishing company based in London. We make child-focused, parent-friendly children’s books for ages 0-12.

Nosy Crow is an Disability Confident Committed equal opportunities employer. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is an important factor in success and make recruiting decisions based on applicants’ experience and skills.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

The Nosy Crow salary for people entering publishing at an entry level position exceeds London Living Wage. For all jobs, including this one, salaries are dependent on skills and experience. 

The closing date for applications is midnight July 17th, 2022.

We really look forward to reading your application.

Senior Designer

Nosy Crow, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Publishing, Production, Communications, Design, Business Development
Senior Designer

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Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator programmes, Excellent proven book design and typographic skills