W.W. Norton & Company is seeking a Senior Designer to join its Trade Art Department. This position will be responsible for designing and managing the paperback list under the guidance of the art direction team as well as create original work for the hardcover list. In this role they will attend meetings, consult with editorial and art directors on cover direction, and collaborate with the entire art department. We are looking for a talented designer who is autonomous, has a positive attitude with fresh ideas, a passion for the publishing industry, and is looking to push their work forward. This role reports directly to the Design Director who will oversee all aspects of the job.
Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
- Manage and create original designs for the Norton Paperback List (approximately 10 titles per list / 30 per year) under the direction of the art direction team.
- Create original designs for the Norton hardcover list (approximately 5 per list / 15 per year).
- Facilitate communication between editors, sales director, and paperback committee on an individual project basis.
- Other tasks as assigned.