Design Fellowship, Ten Speed Press

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 29888 

design  •  collaborate  •  learn


6 month design fellowship at Ten Speed press

March 2019- August 2019


Ten Speed Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group and a division of Penguin Random House.


We at Ten speed are excited to offer a six-month fellowship in the design department for recent design graduates.

Qualified candidates must be creative, collaborative designers with an interest in illustrated book publishing and an affinity for cooking, art/design, gift, and humor. We require outstanding organizational and communication abilities, eager to work as part of a team, and the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.


Design role

  • Create one-off book and cover designs, from concept to print-ready files.
  • Learn to work within established budget and guidelines.
  • Execute design concepts generated by others.
  • Create Indesign templates based on your designs.
  • Implement editorial text corrections to interior book pages.
  • Assist with design and correction of eBooks, enhanced eBooks, and eBook originals.
  • Design print and online ads, catalog materials, posters, dummy books, and other marketing materials.
  • Research stock illustrations and photographs for use in books or on book covers.
  • Color correct and proof digital photography using color calibrated monitor and printer.
  • Maintain schedules and meets deadlines on assigned projects.


The position will be for  6 months, working 28 hours a week, at $17.50 per hour; no benefits.


To apply, email: including your resume and website.




Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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