Head of Zeus

Junior Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: £20,000 to £21,000
Contract: Full Time, Fixed-term
Applications Close: 26 April 2019
Website: headofzeus.com
Twitter: @HoZ_Books
Job Listing Added: 08 April 2019

Head of Zeus is a small, independent and dynamic publisher of fiction (commercial, literary, children’s) and non fiction (humanities, biographies, lifestyle). We publish around 150 trade titles and 150 paperback titles a year.


We are looking for a bright Junior Graphic Designer to support the Art Department in the creation of marketing, printed and digital materials.


This would be a one-year contract, working full time, in house (Angel / Farringdon, Central London) and would suit a recent graduate wishing to step into the world of publishing.


The chosen candidate will support the design and production of marketing materials, book and eBook covers; work alongside the Graphic Designer, liaising with the editorial, communications and sales teams, and report to the Head of Art, Production and Design department.


Responsibilities would include:
• Designing materials for the communications team, designing graphics for websites, social media and other associated marketing materials
• Assisting with the design and production of the twice yearly catalogue
• Finalising trade covers ready for circulation
• Laying up paperback spread art for circulation
• General design-related administration duties


Skills should include :
• Excellent Creative Suite skills (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) for Mac
• Ability to prioritise, multi-task, and stay organised in a busy work environment
• High standard of typographic design, with excellent attention to detail
• Confident communication skills


Desirable, but not essential:
• Some experience within a publishing environment.


Salary
Salary circa £20K - £21K, based on experience.


Closing date
1 May 2019


Job start date
13 May 2019, or as soon as possible.
Early applications may be prioritised.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you please send your CV, along with a brief cover letter and portfolio, if applicable, to [email protected]