The Walt Disney Company Senior Designer - Disney Publishing in New York, New York
Sr. Designer, Hyperion Avenue and The Undefeated Books - Adult Imprints will report to the Art Director and be responsible for Adult titles, including commercial fiction, memoir, lifestyle, pop culture, and branded titles with ESPN, ABC, 20th, and FX.
Manages and designs Adult original hardcover titles per year
Design layouts and typography to create provocative jackets and interiors, and art direct Illustrators, Photographers, Retouchers, and Hand-letterers.
Excellent communicator, collaborating with Editors on titles from manuscript to finished book through meetings, emails and phone calls.
Work with Sales, Marketing, and Publicity staff to solicit feedback through meetings and emails and revise their work accordingly while maintaining a high aesthetic standard.
Negotiate contracts with Illustrators, Photographers, Retouchers, and Hand-letterers.
Create complex mechanicals for in-house review and for printers to reproduce. The Designer must be able to review proofs with our production department managers, approving lead title jackets on press and create digital images for Sales, Marketing and Publicity.
Organize and prioritize their work regularly with the Art Director and Managing Editors because they will be working on 3 or 4 seasons simultaneously.
Create special design projects such as “instant” logos needed for presentations/decks or key acquisition/offer letters.
3-5 years Adult book design experience
Proven design talent in creating innovative book design, application of typography, layout, color.
Solid computer design skills: proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
Very organized, ability to work on many projects simultaneously
Ability to communicate, present ideas and collaborate with Editors
- Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or comparable experience
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Job ID: 865429BR
Location: New York,New York
Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Products
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