Arcturus Publishing Limited

Book Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 07 April 2019
Job Listing Added: 08 March 2019

Based near London Bridge, Arcturus Publishing is a friendly and successful company, dedicated to creating books that combine excellent content with attractive design.

Arcturus publishes a wide range of illustrated books as well as ranges of classic fiction and non-fiction titles. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced designer to work on an increasing variety of books across a range of subjects. Liaising with Editorial, you will be responsible for finalising and approving titles to pass to the Production Department and managing any design changes in-house as required. You will also play a role in the creation of new covers, presentation spreads and book templates for new titles in line with publishing schedules.

Key duties
• Create exciting cover and spread designs for new titles
• Manage files as they come in from external suppliers, taking in design amendments
• Prepare print-ready files for production as per guidelines
• Manage amendments to reprints or specific Sales projects as required

Experience/Skills required
• A minimum of 1–3 years’ experience, preferably in publishing design
• Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, primarily InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

How to Apply

To apply for this position, send your CV, portfolio and a covering letter stating salary expectations to the Design Director: [email protected] Closing date: 1st April 2019