Designer - Trade division
Designer will work closely with Art Director/Creative Director to concept and create high quality designs for both trade hard covers & paperbacks, as well as Graphix graphic novel titles. Candidate will be responsible for seeing each book through the design process from conception to final proofs. Required skills include strong knowledge of typography and a proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite – indesign, photoshop, illustrator. Another part of the job will be to manage offsite talent, which includes freelance illustrators, photographers and designers.
Working with illustrators and freelance designers.
Working with the editorial team to generate new ideas for design and branding of books and book series.
Regularly liaising with several in-house departments including editorial, production, manufacturing.
Attending bi-weekly production meetings providing updates on title status.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required for meetings, presentations, and email correspondence.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />
HOW YOU CAN FIT
1-2 years design experience in design.
Strong computer skills in InDesign, Quark, Illustrator and Photoshop.
Excellent project management skills.
Ability to work well in a collaborative, team and deadline-oriented environment.
Proactive. Motivated. Flexible. Fun.
WHO WE ARE
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.
Some benefits that we offer:
• 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
• Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount
Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.