Senior Designer Full Time/Part Time (FTC/Maternity Cover)

Ref#: 34697
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: London, United Kingdom

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.

We are looking for a full time or part time Senior Designer to join our friendly in-house Adult Art team for a year's maternity cover.  The role will take ownership of the design process from start to finish creating the highest quality design work within agreed briefs, budgets and schedules.The job offers a great opportunity to work across different genres – from crime and thrillers, women’s fiction and literary, to biography, current affairs, history and sport.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Designer who is highly talented and versatile to become a key member of the fast paced design team as well as a member of our high calibre Adult Publishing Division, taking our print and digital jackets to the next level.

This role will suit an established and proactive designer with keen ambition to develop an author’s jackets, to take ownership of our major brands, with the credibility to challenge trends and whose contribution can ensure Simon & Schuster UK become market leaders in both the print and digital design arena.

Candidate Profile:

You will be central to the growth of the Division.  Your creative instincts and design skills to produce jackets of bestsellers will mean that you are already a recognised presence within publishing.

A strong awareness of current trends is essential as well as excellent design skills and creativity and innovation. Good communication skills are a must as the role involves working directly with the editorial and sales teams, commissioning illustrators, photographers and freelance designers.

Closing Date: Tuesday 27 August 2019

Simon & Schuster UK is an equal opportunities employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
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