London (Central), London (Greater)
£30K pro rata (3 month contract)
04 October 2017
01 November 2017
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Publishing company based in Central london is looking for a contract designer to join their busy creative studio, initially on a 3 month contract starting asap.

You will be:

  •          Responsible for the design and production of book and journal covers and book and journal marketing material (including leaflets, business cards, showcards, posters, certificates, adverts and postcards).
  •          Working to a variety of deadlines and marketing and cover design briefs, you will be able to multitask, and able to manage your own workload and design schedule. 
  •          Prepare all final artwork including digital & non-digital, press-ready pdfs.
  •          Ensure that the brand is maintained.
  •          Liaise with Head of Design, Designers, Editors, Marketing Managers and Sales to complete all projects on time and to budget.



 The Successful Candidate will need to be :

  •          Advanced level skills in Adobe CS Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Professional)
  •          Mac & PC literate
  •          A degree in Graphic Design preferred or relevant work experience.
  •          Outstanding portfolio of design work
  •          At least two years' experience of working within an in-house design team (preferably within publishing/academic publishing)
  •          Be able to work from initial briefs supplied by marketing managers and develop ideas/concepts/layouts through to supplying final press-ready artwork
  •          Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  •          Proactive and solutions focused
  •          Able to multitask and prioritise a varied workload
  •          Able to work under pressure
  •          Excellent communication skills
  •          Strong team player with a positive ‘can-do' attitude

this is an immediate start so notice of no more than 1 week will be workable - please email your cv and folio samples asap ! great working environment - 35 hour week.


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