Thames & Hudson

Cover & Jacket Coordinator

Job Added: 07 February 2020
Applications Close: 08 March 2020
Level: Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @thamesandhudson

Thames & Hudson, one of the world’s leading publishers of illustrated books in the creative arts, is looking for an organised professional to join its busy Design department.

This is a pivotal role which involves support and organisational responsibilities within the producing departments, and will include the following:

  • Coordinating workflow of covers through the bookmaking process
  • Providing administrative support to the creative team, working closely with the Cover Design Manager
  • Ensuring covers and jackets meet their deadlines/milestones
  • Allocating design tasks to the team
  • Liaising with other departments including Production, Editorial and Marketing, as well as Head of Process.
  • Helping streamline processes and adopting new processes as they are introduced
  • Hands on tasks - producing mockups
  • Other tasks as required for the Design Director and Associate Design Director

We are looking for the following qualities and experience:

  • Experienced administrator in a creative environment - experience in publishing is an advantage
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Great eye for detail
  • Friendly outgoing personality, you will need to be good with people and enjoy team work
  • A knowledge of book cover design and the print process is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office(Excel spreadsheets) and Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat)
  • Flexible, adaptable, naturally collaborative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter, stating current salary to Alice Craddock [email protected]