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.
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
A minimum of 1–3 years’ experience, preferably in publishing design
Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, primarily InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
To apply for this position, send your CV, portfolio and a covering letter stating salary expectations to the Design Director: email@example.com
Closing date: 1st April 2019