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Date: Oct 4, 2017

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

Status: Open Position

Company: Penguin Random House US 

Requisition ID: 12044 

Designer, Knopf

 

Penguin Random House has a new exciting opportunity for a Designer to join the Knopf Marketing department. Reporting to the Director of Advertising, the Designer will create print and digital advertising, as well as work with colleagues on creative assets for consumer and sales marketing assets for a wide variety of hardcover fiction and nonfiction titles across the Knopf, Pantheon, and Schocken imprints. The Designer thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and should be comfortable managing multiple projects simultaneously and problem-solving.

 

 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Design print advertising, including magazine, newspaper, and outdoor ads, as well as in-store and promotional materials
  • Devise and create digital assets, including display ads, motion graphics, video, social media materials, and email creative
  • Establish branding and identity for our books
  • Stay up-to-date on current best practices and trends in design thinking, web technologies and usability, and share information with design and marketing teams
  • Support marketing and publicity departments in executing special design projects

 

Requirements

  • A passion and eye for good typography and trends in design
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CC: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of typefaces and typography, design, and editorial page layout
  • Working knowledge of designing for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript a plus
  • Familiarity with Final Cut Pro preferred
  • Ability to think creatively and be an effective problem-solver, while staying on schedule
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Ability to tackle projects independently
  • Working understanding of social media sites and tools
  • Collaborative nature and desire to communicate design thinking

 

Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 2 years design experience

 

 

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 http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

 

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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