Position: Junior Designer
Location: Philadelphia
WebsiteQuirk Books
Position Type: Full Time

Job Description:
Do you judge a book by its cover? Are you a designer interested in pursuing book design?

If so, Quirk Books is seeking a creative Junior Designer to join its team. As a member of the Design department, the Junior Designer is managed by the Art Director and will be responsible for developing the visual identity of 4-6 books per year as well as handling various tasks related to book production. The right candidate is someone both highly creative and highly organized with a passion for books.

● Conceptualizing and designing covers and interiors for 4-6 titles per year
● Collaborating closely with the Art Director and Editorial department to find creative solutions from book conception to printing
● Finding, hiring, and managing freelance illustrators when appropriate
● Working closely with Art Director and Managing Editor to manage schedules and priorities
● Managing corrections to backlist titles that are being reprinted
● Delivering files for digital conversion of books
● Providing general support to the Design department as needed

● A fan of books, pop culture, and design
● 2-4 years of experience in a design role with a portfolio of recent work that demonstrates required skills and abilities
● Highly proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
● Experience with Asana a plus
● Illustration skills a plus
● Ability to receive and synthesize feedback
● Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
● A creative problem solver and effective communicator with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team

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