Company: Penguin Random House LLC
Requisition ID: 18940
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 promotional materials? Then we have the perfect job for you!
Penguin Random House is seeking a Junior Designer to conceptualize and design marketing, publicity, and promotional materials under tight deadlines. Working primarily for the Putnam, Dutton, and Plume imprints, as well as other Penguin Publishing Group imprints as needed, 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:
Conceptualizing and designing print and digital promotional materials for our books, including (but not at all limited to) print and digital ads, social media images, emails, website assets, infographics, postcards, bookmarks, advance reader copies of books, and point-of-purchase displays
Working closely with the art director to refine designs; then routing work to other stakeholders such as marketers, publicists, and editors—and intelligently incorporating their feedback
Submitting pixel-perfect, typo-free print and digital work to media partners, printers, and vendors
Photo researching and retouching
Creating book mockups/product shots in Photoshop
Working with ad traffickers to generate ad tags and trackers for digital advertising
Designing presentations for sales conferences and author and agent meetings
Keeping up to date on design trends and marketing news
Please apply if you meet the following requirements:
Minimum of six months’ design or advertising/promotions experience
Prior design internship 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
Experience with color correction, retouching, and preparing files for print
High proficiency 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 resume 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.