Senior Book Cover Designer, Children's Books

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Ref#: 32340
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, 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:

To design and art direct approximately 20-30 titles per year in multiple genres and formats including novelty and board books, novels, early readers, and picture books. In addition, the Designer collaborates with editors, licensors, and other designers on projects, conceptualizes cover ideas, commissions art, and executes their ideas into the final cover and interior of each book, as well as works with our Production team, through proofing process and color correction, to finished book. The Designer must have a strong creative sense and the ability to be inventive while keeping the focus on the target audience. The Designer must also be knowledgeable about the book production process.

Qualifications:
5+ years of children’s book or related design experience. Post-graduate or Art School design degree—emphasis on publishing/book design a plus. Excellent knowledge of graphics design software including InDesign, Adobe PhotoShop, and Adobe Illustrator. Experience with packaging or 3-dimentional design for novelty books, a plus
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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