HarperCollins Publishers

Director, Design

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Category
Art & Design

Overview

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HarperCollins Children’s Books is currently seeking an Art Director to manage the design and creation of digital and print marketing materials. The Art Director will supervise, organize, design and manage projects to ensure the integrity of our brands are present in all facets across various platforms. The ideal candidate will be creative, highly collaborative and motivated by a fast-paced environment. In addition, the Art Director will possess strong managerial skills and will coach and develop their team of four employees.

Responsibilities

  • Designs and manages projects across digital and print platforms.
  • Maintains branding for children’s and YA books and series throughout consumer advertising, social media and promotional materials.
    • Generates animated and static online ads, e-blasts and signage.
    • Creates posters, brochures, activities and reading guides.
    • Makes graphics for social media sites (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc).
  • Works collaboratively with Marketing, Social Media, and Publicity teams to conceptualize projects and execute designs effectively and efficiently.
  • Manages the design of sales and marketing materials for conventions and cons throughout the year.
  • Remains current on art, design and publishing trends.

Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8-10 years design experience
  • Prior experience of leading a team preferred
  • Excellent Mac skills and design skills using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator a must
  • Experience with AfterEffects, Web Design, and Google Web Designer required
  • Experience in HTML5 and Print Layout preferred
  • Experience using Basecamp, a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with branding and packaging design required
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be creative, adaptable, and have a strong work-ethic
  • Ability to prioritize and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting

 

This role is currently based out of New York, New York. You will need to commute to the office when it reopens.

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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