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Children's Picture Book Designer 12 Months FTC

7702

London, GB, Wc1X 8Hb

General Business
London
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

Description: 
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is one of the leading children’s publishers in the UK, dedicated to immersing children of all ages in diverse and creative reading experiences, encouraging a lifelong love of reading. Founded in 1998, it has a record of continuously strong sales, prestigious awards, and numerous high quality and bestselling titles and series. Much-loved authors and illustrators on the colour list include: Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet (Barry the Fish with Fingers, Supertato), Benji Davies (The Storm Whale series), Smriti Halls and Steve Small, Rachel Bright and Nadia Shireen, and Claire Freedman and Ben Cort (the Aliens Love Underpants series). 
The Children’s Design team at Simon and Schuster is a busy, creative and successful department. We are currently recruiting a talented individual to join us on a 12-month fixed-term maternity cover.


Job Profile: 
The Children’s Design team at Simon and Schuster is a creative, and successful department. An exciting opportunity for a designer to work with a highly creative team on a very strong picture book list. Working with some of the best authors and illustrators in publishing.


The Role: 
Reporting to the Senior Art Director, the ideal candidate will have a good understanding of design and illustration within Children’s Publishing. The candidate will be passionate about Children’s books and will have expertise in picture books and novelty book design and illustration. Equally the candidate will be able to work independently and be a key player of a dynamic team.


The Candidate Profile:  
Would suit a designer with a real passion and enthusiasm for Children’s books, and a desire to work on an award winning and exciting list.
Proficiency in In-Design and Photoshop essential.

 

Deadline:
Monday 25 October 2021 5:30pm