HarperCollins Publishers

Summer Internship 2018 - Design (Children's)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Art & Design





We are currently seeking an intern to support the Children's Design department!  This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the process from first design through what you see on a bookshelf and all the behind-the-scenes work in between!


This summer internship is a paid opportunity (28 hours per week), and it will run from June 11 through August 16 for a total of 10 weeks.




- Scanning art or sketches.

- Creating layouts of interiors and jackets using scans of sketches and or art for picture books and novels.

- Reviewing sketches on interiors for picture books & novels.

- Working with art directors to search for stock images to use on book jackets.

- Designing binding die mechanicals & choosing case materials.

- Printing out color and B&W laser proofs.

- Creating book dummies for sales department.

- Filing contracts and invoices.


- Applicants must be at least entering their junior year of college

- Applicants going into their senior year of college, grad students, or college graduates preferred

- Must have graphic design experience

- Must be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

- Strong communication and organization skills

- Ability to juggle multiple projects

- Must be passionate about children's books design

- Applications MUST have a cover letter

- Applicants should include a link to an online portfolio



HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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