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Junior Designer - Creative Marketing Services

Penguin Random House

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Location: Posted: Nov 19, 2020

Job Description

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 social media content, advertising, and promotions? We have the perfect job for you!

Penguin Random House is seeking a Junior Designer to join a fast-paced and innovative Creative Marketing Services team, working primarily on the Berkley imprint. This role will work closely with marketers and art directors to brainstorm and create marketing, publicity, and promotional materials and will have opportunities to work on special team projects and conceive independent projects.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Conceptualizing and designing digital and print ad campaigns as well as promotional materials for assigned titles, including but not limited to social media images, cover animations/animated gifs and other videos, lifestyle photos, original illustrations, e-cards, website assets, postcards, bookmarks, galley back covers, shelftalkers and displays.
  2. Working closely with the Art Director to refine designs and copy, incorporate feedback, and route work to internal departments.
  3. Photo researching, as well as retouching and color correction of images.
  4. Creating book mockups/product shots in Photoshop.
  5. Designing presentations for sales conferences and author and agent meetings.
  6. Keeping up to date on design trends and marketing news and participating in group brainstorms and discussions.
  7. Submitting pixel-perfect, typo-free designs to traffickers, media partners, printers, and vendors.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of six months’ design experience as a staff designer, design intern, or related freelance work
  • Publishing experience a plus
  • Excellent design ability, including strong type design, as demonstrated by a stellar portfolio
  • Proven self-starter with strong task management skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to prioritize multiple assignments and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate, problem solve creatively, and collaborate well with internal and external partners under tight deadlines
  • Flexible, inquisitive, and eager to learn
  • Experience with color correction, color theory, retouching, and preparing files for output,
    both digital and print
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of animation (Adobe After Effects) and video editing (Adobe Premiere) required
  • Knowledge of HTML, HTML5, Google Web Designer, and Adobe Dreamweaver a plus
  • Illustration ability a plus

Please apply using our online application process, and please include your résumé 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 .

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.

Company: Penguin Random House LLC

Country: United States of America

State/Region: New York

City: New York

Postal Code: 10019

Job ID: 111001

111001 Penguin Random House LLC

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