Book cover designer

Oxford University Press k

New York, NY

Sep 25
Job Description

Oxford University Press is looking for a book jacket designer for Academic, Medical, Law, Bibles, and Reference books.

Principal accountabilities:
- Works independently, but with art direction from manager and as part of a collaborative team structure
- Executes design work that meets the project brief and is considerate of the content, audience, market, and brand
- Amends work to meet stakeholder design requirements.
- Assigns work to suppliers and collaborates with in-house staff to deliver workload
- Responsible for approximately 100-120 title per year (as designer or project manager)
- Responsible for all database entry and effective inter-office communication to deliver work

Job requirements:
- Ability to create strong, conceptual solutions which fulfill brief and are within strict deadlines and budget
- Professional experience with book covers
- Degree-level qualification (or equivalent) in Graphic Design, preferably with a concentration in typography
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software (Mac): InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator, plus standard MS Office software.
- Print production experience; setting up files for offset (process colors) or digital printing
- Photo research and image manipulation
- Must demonstrate excellent attention to detail
- Good interpersonal communications skills and ability to work with a team

Application Details

Please use the Oxford University Press application portal and submit links or PDFs of portfolio samples along with your resume.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Oxford University Press

With origins dating back to 1478, Oxford University Press is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. Our Global Academic Publishing program spans the entire academic and higher education spectrum, including a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products. At OUP, we believe in the power of the written word and the scholarship that stands behind it. Everything we publish relates directly to our mission: to support Oxford University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education.