Graphic Designer (Books)

Hybrid in New York, NY
Job Terms:
$36/hr + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Kendra Campbell

Job Description:

Aquent's client is searching for a temporary Designer with strong technical and creative skills to join our team. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of book design experience, preferably in trade book publishing. The candidate should be able to create and execute designs for a wide range of projects. The ideal candidate should be very organized, and detail oriented. This designer will work with art directors, designers and production managers through all phases of book making in a fast-paced and friendly environment. This position requires a creative and responsible designer to ensure smooth departmental workflow.


• Will handle making corrections to reprints, preparing jacket mechanicals, and formatting files for production

• Creating layouts and designs for original hardcover books and converting hardcover novels to paperback

• Works collaboratively with all members of the team and able to take direction from 5 people

• Maintains and strictly adheres to production schedules.

• Assists the design staff as needed

Basic Qualifications:

• 2+ years book design experience

• Proven talent in creating innovative book design, application of typography, layout, color.

• Solid computer design skills: proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

• Ability to juggle many projects simultaneously

• Strong written and oral communication styles; ability to present design ideas

• Familiarity with print production a plus

Required Education:

• Bachelor Degree in Fine Art, Design, Marketing or related

Client Description:

This legendary company has entertained, informed and inspired people around the globe for over 90 years. Named one of Forbes top companies to work for year over year, this is where dreams really do come true.

Whether you’re looking to create, support business growth and development, work behind-the-scenes on your favorite TV shows or upcoming movies, or anything in-between, this is your opportunity to start the next chapter of your career story and help create the exhilarating experiences this company is known for worldwide.

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.