Bloomsbury Publishing PLC is an entrepreneurial, independent, worldwide publisher listed on the London Stock Exchange with offices in London, Oxford, New York, Sydney and New Delhi. Over its 33-year history, Bloomsbury’s mission has been to publish works of excellence and originality.
We are looking for a Designer to join our busy Academic and Professional Division, which publishes across a range of subjects including Philosophy, Education, Theology, Linguistics, History, Law, Drama, Film and Media, and Fashion.
The purpose of the role is to design and artwork covers, ready for print and electronic distribution, for assigned lists within division front list.
cover design of new titles across selected lists
generating final cover artwork (using Adobe CS) for new titles
liaising with editorial, marketing and production colleagues, and external suppliers on cover design, status, and schedule
check the quality of all images and logos, and chase in/purchase any needed replacements, securing Rights where
conduct fortnightly Cover Meeting with title Editors to ensure adherence to Key Dates
Skills, knowledge, experience
experience of cover design for print and digital product in a relevant field
proven technical expertise (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat)
experience of managing freelance designers and illustrators
excellent organizational and time-management skills
the ability to manage a busy workload (c. 200 titles per annum)
a keen eye for detail
the confidence to liaise with internal stakeholders and external suppliers
The role is a full-time and 1 year fixed term contract position, based at Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP. As well as a fantastic opportunity to join a global award-winning organization, Bloomsbury offers competitive benefits and generous staff discounts.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. UK applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 10th November 2019