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Junior Designer, Simon Element

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 09-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

Simon & Schuster is seeking a Junior Designer/Design Assistant to support the art department of its newly launched Simon Element imprint. This person will be involved in 50 or so titles each year and reports directly to the Art Director.

Job Description:

The Junior Designer/Design Assistant is responsible for designing and assembling jacket mechanicals, image and font research, department presentations, and some marketing assets. The role also oversees the art permissions process, which involves licensing art from stock houses, purchasing fonts, and filing the paperwork for freelance artists and processing payments in concur. The candidate will also be responsible for keeping the covers up to date on the internal servers at Simon, as well as feeding/ distributing them out to booksellers once approved.

Must be proficient in Indesign & photoshop

Must have have strong typographic sensibility and an interest in books, reading and designing for print.

Must be organized, self-motivated, and detail oriented.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4j6zz-34-239-160-86-42 in your application.