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Designer/Senior Designer - Creative Marketing Services (2)

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Date: Apr 15, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10014

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 15382 

Are you a fan of great design and great books? Are you a highly creative individual who wants to bring innovative designs to book publishing advertisements and promotional materials? Then we have the perfect job for you!

 

Penguin Random House is seeking two Designers or Senior Designers to conceptualize and design marketing, publicity, and promotional materials under tight deadlines. Working primarily for either the Avery, TarcherPerigee, and Berkley imprints or the Penguin Press imprint, this position is an exciting opportunity to work on cutting-edge promotional design projects and branding for fiction and nonfiction publishing imprints.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Conceptualizing and designing print and digital promotional materials for our books, including but not limited to print and digital ads, social media images, emails, website assets, infographics, postcards, bookmarks, advance reader copies, and point-of-purchase displays.
  2. Working closely with the Art Director to refine designs, incorporate feedback, and route work to internal departments.
  3. Submitting pixel-perfect, typo-free print and digital work to media partners, printers, and vendors.
  4. Photo researching and retouching.
  5. Creating book mockups/product shots in Photoshop.
  6. Working with ad traffickers to generate ad tags and trackers for digital advertising.
  7. Designing presentations for sales conferences and author and agent meetings.
  8. Keeping up to date on design trends and marketing news.

 

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a staff designer and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in graphic design to be considered at the Senior level
  • Prior book publishing experience a plus
  • Excellent design ability as demonstrated by a stellar portfolio
  • Proven ability to create and revise designs under tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize in a deadline driven environment
  • Experience with color correction, retouching, and preparing files for print: digital and offset
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of HTML, HTML5, Google Web Designer, and Adobe Dreamweaver a plus
  • Knowledge of video editing (Adobe Premiere) and animation (Adobe After Effects) a plus

 

Please apply using our online application process, and please include your résumé and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

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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