Designer, Childrens in Somerset [JOB POSTING]

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A leading South West publisher of illustrated non-fiction books is looking for a talented, creative to join their Children’s Publishing team. The role will involve all aspects of design and commissioning illustrators for a wide range of titles.


Key duties:

  • Undertake design tasks on covers, internal layouts, photo and illustration briefs as required
  • Establish and maintain an awareness of the children’s book market
  • Ensure sales material is delivered on time and to high standard
  • Work closely with production controllers on schedules and quality control
  • Create and adapt co edition covers
  • Contribute ideas for improved internal processes and team development
  • Manage and monitor individual project schedules
  • Propose new format ideas and innovative content
  • Design compelling front and back covers


Experience / skills required:

  • Proven design experience within the children’s market
  • Ability to design to schedule and within budget
  • Passion for publishing and illustration
  • Excellent market awareness and creativity to develop new products
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven ability to form strong working relationships
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Demonstrable creative flair


For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to


Contact: Sam Coleman

Tel: 020 7487 8274

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