Title
Senior Designer
Employer
Insight Editions
Location
San Rafael, CA
Date Posted
03/05/2012
Description
Marin County publisher seeking a motivated and creative individual with book design experience that possesses strong skills in design, layout, typography, time-management for the position of Senior Designer. This position encompasses a wide range of responsibilities designing, conceptualizing, and managing the creation of high-quality picture books, limited edition packaging, and a variety of other book formats and genres.

Responsibilites:

· Conceptualize cover and interiors of books by bringing a cutting-edge design sense to every project and keeping up with industry and design trends

· Manage all aspects and stages of the books design and production

· Collaborate with the Art Director, Editorial staff, and Production department from manuscript to final bound book to realize a collective vision

· Act as a mentor to others designers with the Design department

Qualifications:

· Expert proficiency in InDesign, PhotoShop, and Illustrator – Mac based.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Superior organizational skills and a keen eye for details

· Photographic eye and a creative, outside-the-box approach to choosing photos

· Ability to provide creative solutions to design challenges

· Ability to manage multiple projects, adapting to changing schedules, and working under tight time constraints.

· Thorough knowledge of pre-press processes and print production.

· Knowledge and experience in digital publishing a plus

Experience needed:

· 4-5 years of design experience in book publishing

· Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design

Please submit a cover letter and resume along with 2-3 samples or preferably a link to an online portfolio.

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