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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Senior Designer

Description: We are currently looking to fill two Senior Designer positions. Both will design hardcover and paperback book covers. One for the Viking/Penguin imprints, and the other for the Putnam/Perigee/Avery imprints. These roles offer a great chance to be highly creative and to work on both fiction and nonfiction titles in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
Designing Women: Season Three
Specific responsibilities include:

1. Designs original art covers/jackets
2. Creates pre-press files for print
3. Works with illustrators, photographers, outside designers, and photo stock houses
4. Photo/illustrator research, as well as researching competitive book covers
5. Follows up to refine and finish jackets for final proofing
Requirements: • Minimum 4 years prior design experience, preferably with experience creating book jackets
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Ability to multi-task and strong organizational skills
• Proficient with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office
Company: PENGUIN GROUP (USA) INC.Designing Women: Season Four
Location: New York, NY
How To Apply For This Job: Please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.  

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