Double Duty: Penguin is Looking for Not One, But Two Senior Designers

By Nadine Cheung Comment


penguinlog063010.jpgWe’ve got a two-for-one deal today. Penguin is looking to fill two senior designer positions — one for Viking and Penguin, and the other for its Putnam, Perigee and Avery imprints. As you can imagine, this gig focuses on designing book covers much like last week’s “Work of Art” challenge, only better.

The two best candidates will have the opportunity to work with both fiction and non-fiction titles, while designing for both hardcover and paperback. Your primary duty will be to create original art, but you’ll also be developing pre-press files for print and be required to maintain a grasp on competitive covers.

As much as you’ll be using your own creative ideas for each project, you’ll also need to collaborate with illustrators, photographers, outside designers and photo stock houses, so make sure you can play nice with others. If this sounds like the job for you, polish up your portfolio and apply here.

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