Designer, Book Covers and Interiors

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Ref#: 31357
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Avon, MA, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
Description:


Adams Media, a division of Simon & Schuster, is looking to hire a Senior Designer. Ideal candidate will be a positive, solution-driven team player with an exceptional portfolio and a minimum of 5 years of print design experience.

 The Senior Designer is responsible for the concept and design execution of 20+ cover and interior designs per year across various nonfiction lifestyle categories.

 Design will vary from 1/c and 2/c to full 4/c process design. Design will range from all text to full photographic layouts that align with the strategic vision and aesthetic for the project. Senior-level typography, color, and design execution skills are a must. Senior Designer should be able to bring solid design concepts to full final execution with ease, and be able to adjust designs to market opportunities as needed. Senior-level mastery of InDesign long-document creation is a must, along with paragraph and character style sheets; use of layers; and overall understanding of software capabilities.

                Please note that this role is based within Adams Media in Avon, MA
Qualifications:


Requires art board creation for 2–4 photo shoots per year.

A keen eye for photographic composition and image-review skills will be required. Photography and illustration skills are helpful but not essential. Must be able to edit art/photography in Photoshop and Illustrator.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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