HarperCollins Publishers

Designer

Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
Category
Art & Design

Overview

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and highly values diverse backgrounds and insights that fuel our innovation.

 

HarperCollins Christian Publishing is in search of an exceptional Designer to join our top-notch Creative Services team. 

 

We are an in-house Creative Services Department that focuses heavily on marketing and promotional design for book products and the publishing industry. We are searching for an enthusiastic and passionate Designer. An individual who can manage multiple projects, ranging from print to web to promotional pieces. As well as someone with an outgoing personality who will confidently support and enhance our creative team.  

 

Along with a head-turning portfolio and solid design skills, this person should have the ability to concept and create their own vision. This candidate should also feel comfortable brainstorming and communicating ideas within our open and energetic workspace. Web design, and photography skills are desired, but not a requirement. 

 

Work is assigned on a weekly basis, and there are deadlines and comp deadlines to meet for each job.  Our team collaborates in meetings 3 times a week and we also share in responsibility when needed to make deadlines.  We keep an up-to-date report that helps each designer keep up with their jobs and deadlines for each client.  Client collaboration is one of the key communication skills that is needed to be successful in this job.  Team collaboration is also an important part of our success and creates an atmosphere of unity and clients design work is successfully approved.  

 

 

***Online portfolio required for candidate consideration***

 

If you've won awards, or garnered recognition, we want to know about it.

Responsibilities

·       Concept and create brand logos, print, and web marketing pieces, ad campaigns and other creative projects

·       Collaborate on meaningful brand strategies

·       Communicate smoothly and effectively, comfortable with presentations and client interaction

·       Ensure that pieces are produced perfectly, on budget and on time, understanding the importance of accuracy and time management

·       Collaborates with design team and clients to effectively communicate conceptual and job-related criteria

·       High level of skill working with Creative Suite programs

Qualifications

Knowledge:  Maintain a working knowledge of visual trends in retail and publishing and can apply this to daily responsibilities.  Must be able to spec papers, inks, foils, and custom materials. Proficiency in all tools required for the execution of design responsibilities (i.e., Software, printing, materials).

 

Work Experience: Five + years of professional design experience preferred, either on a work-for-hire basis or as part of a firm. Professional or personal portfolio showing evidence of creative ability, typography, and color sensibility required.

 

Education: BA from a respected institution in Design, art, commercial design, or related field. 

 

Industry Knowledge:  Publishing industry experience preferred but not required

 

HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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