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Title
Senior Designer, Race Point Publishing
Employer
Quarto Publishing Group
Location
New York, NY
Date Posted
02/13/2013
Description
Company Overview: Race Point Publishing is dedicated to producing high quality illustrated books, calendars and journals in a variety of subjects ranging from art, cooking and crafts to entertainment, performing arts and the natural sciences. As a publisher of illustrated reference and lifestyle books we strive to balance both form and function to deliver authoritative content in a beautiful package that will delight and inspire the consumer.

Job Description:
Race Point Publishing is seeking a talented and creative individual with book design experience that possesses strong skills in design, layout, typography, and time management for the position of Senior Designer. This position encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including conceptualizing, designing, and managing the creation of high-quality illustrated books, calendars, and journals as well as promotional materials to support the sales team.

Responsibilities:
• Conceptualize cover and interiors for books with a sharp and cutting-edge design sensibility
• Hiring and managing freelance designers for illustrated books, providing briefs, maintaining schedules, and processing contracts and invoices for them
• Preparing jacket, cover, and interior mechanicals for the printer and being responsible for all stages of design from manuscript to bound book
• Checking color proofs
• Keeping projects moving smoothly to maintain publication schedule
• Archiving all project files

Requirements:
• BFA degree in design/art or equivalent work experience
• Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience, preferably dealing with licensed properties
• Knowledge of typography, graphic design, book manufacturing, printing, and production
• Mastery of all graphic programs, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
• Ability to provide creative solutions to design challenges
• Have a working knowledge of current industry and design trends
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Extremely organized and detail-oriented

Benefits: Quayside Publishing Group offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and 401k with company match. Full time benefit offerings may include:


Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Personal Time Off
Holidays
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Plans (Health, Dependent Care)
AD&D
Roth 401(k)
401(k)

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