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Date: Jan 10, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US, 10019

Status: Open Position

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 14267 

Senior Designer – Random House Publishing Group, Creative Services


Job Description:


Are you an experienced graphic artist interested in a dynamic creative role? Do you have a passion for books and literature, as well as a keen eye for visual storytelling? Can you work well and collaborate on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment? If you answered “yes” to all these questions, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!


Random House Creative Services is searching for a Designer with strong technical and creative skills to join our team in support of Random House Publishing Group’s imprints and author brands. This role will be responsible for producing appealing print, digital, and out-of-home advertisements; storyboarding and producing animated content; and working closely with RHPG’s marketing team to create striking social media content for paid and organic campaigns. The Designer should also be extremely organized, thorough, and able to prioritize a number of campaigns and their component projects, paying great attention to detail and the needs expressed in our creative briefs.


Responsibilities Include:

-          Conceptualizing and creating animated content using stop-motion and digital animation

-          Staging and photographing lifestyle images for social media and other ad outlets

-          Working with type, static images, and live motion clips to produce book trailers and rich media ads

-          Designing and producing printed promotional items

-          Collaborating with the RHPG Marketing team and the Creative Director to produce compelling ad creative that addresses campaign goals 


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:


-          Minimum of 5 years of experience as a staff designer, publishing experience a plus

-          Highly proficient in the Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and After Effects

-          Knowledge of Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro, strongly recommended

-          Proficiency in page layout and type design

-          Ability to perform color correction and pre-press for print ads and promotional items

-          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-          Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

-          Ability to present concepts and projects ideas in large group settings

-          Demonstrated ability to translate complex ideas presented in a creative brief into visually successful imagery

-          Photography skills a plus



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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