We have an excellent opportunity within an exciting, dynamic and expanding company for a highly creative
Senior Designer, who has a passion for children’s books and the publishing industry. Junior and Artworker positions are also available for those hoping to break into Children's publishing.
Working as a senior, you will oversee junior members of the team and work closely with the wider Design Team,
discuss and sketch creative ideas, and produce layouts for upcoming titles.
The ideal candidate will have a proficient knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and will be able to take a job
from an idea or sketch, right through to completion with print-ready artwork.
DUTIES | Senior Designer
Follow a brief and work with other members of the Creative Team on multiple projects simultaneously
Oversee junior members of the design team ensuring the scheduled deadlines are met.
Produce page designs using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, ensuring the Design Team’s agreed procedures and styles are adhered to
Mock up sales and marketing materials to a high standard for new products as required by the Sales Team
Attend and help out at photo shoots
Work with the Studio Director and Art Director to commission freelance illustrators for specific projects
Ensure the timely delivery of finished artwork ready to go to the Production Team
Liaising with the Studio Director and Art Director, check and approve proofs and plotters as required by the Production Team and in accordance with agreed schedules
Liaise with Sales and Production Teams, providing creative input and support when required
Working with the Studio Director to help keep the Server and Design folders tidy.
Archive printed projects, following agreed procedures.
Will have previous experience in publishing or preparing print ready art work.
Will have a passion for children's books
Will have a real design flair and be innovative and creative, with strong awareness of current trends.
Must have an excellent understanding of design principles, such as colour, typography and composition
Will have a high level of creativity and must enjoy working with others and discussing creative ideas
Will be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite
Must be very organised, motivated, work well under pressure and have a high attention to detail and excellent time-management skills
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PORTFOLIO