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Title
Senior Designer
Employer
Insight Editions
Location
San Rafael, CA
Date Posted
01/03/2013
Description
Marin County publisher seeking a motivated and creative individual with book design experience that possesses strong skills in design, layout, typography, and time-management for the position of SeniorDesigner. 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.

Responsibilities:
• 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 within 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
• Movie and gaming knowledge 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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