HarperCollins Publishers

  • Design Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Art & Design
  • Overview



    The HarperCollins Children’s Books design team is currently seeking a Design Assistant to join the fast-paced, creative team. In this role, the Design Assistant will provide administrative and design support to the Senior Art Director and design department.


    • Provides administrative support to the Art Director including archiving files in DAM, updating charts, ordering books and supplies, etc.
    • Creates materials for presentations.
    • Codes and processes invoices and contracts for the design department.
    • Assists with design for paperback repackages, reprints and bound galleys.
    • Provides design support to Senior Art Director and Associate Art Directors as needed.
    • Provides general assistance to team on special projects as needed.
    • Returns art and dead matter.


    • Minimum 1-year design experience required
    • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
    • Enthusiastic self-starter with excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Detail oriented with the ability to set priorities under pressure
    • Ability to learn and adapt quickly and work effectively in a team setting
    • Strong Mac skills and design skills using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
    • A strong interest in Children's books
    • College degree or equivalent work experience
    • Course work in graphic design, typography and illustration preferred


    HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.  


    HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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