JOB OVERVIEW

We have an excellent opportunity for a Designer – all levels, who has a passion for children’s books and the publishing industry.

Working as part of a team, the ideal candidate will have a proficient knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and will be able to take a job from an idea or sketch through to print-ready artwork.

DUTIES

  • Follow a brief and work with other members of the Creative Team on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Work to schedules, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Produce page designs using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, ensuring the
  • Design Team’s agreed procedures and styles are adhered to
  • Work with Design Team Leader and Art Director to commission freelance illustrators for specific projects
  • Ensure the timely delivery of print-ready artwork to the Production Team
    Check and approve proofs and plotters as required by the Production Team and in accordance with agreed schedules
  • Liaise with the Sales and Production Teams, providing creative input and support when required

IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Have a passion for children’s books
  • Have a real design flair and are innovative and creative, with strong awareness of current trends
  • Have an excellent understanding of design principles, such as colour, typography and composition
  • Have a high level of creativity and must enjoy working with others and discussing creative ideas
  • Must be very organised, motivated, able to work well under pressure, with a high attention to detail and excellent time-management skills
  • Will be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit a cover letter, CV and design portfolio (if appropriate) to careers@makebelieveideas.com for review.