Illustration ©2000 Peter Reynolds, from JUDY MOODY, by Megan McDonald
Candlewick Press seeks an enthusiastic and skilled individual to join our talented team as Designer. In this newly created role, the designer will primarily be responsible for designing and producing customized versions of Candlewick books for retail customers.

Responsibilities will include the following:
- Design and produce customized versions of Candlewick books, covers and jackets, and box sets for retail customers, often with custom logos, text, and bookplates

- Attend bi-monthly proprietary projects meetings, as well as individual project planning meetings

- Coordinate with Proprietary Sales, Editorial, Production, and Graphic Production departments to ensure the completion of projects on deadline

- Follow Candlewick protocols and standards for designing and circulating materials

- Be the main contact for all projects under development and in process

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years' design experience with specific book design experience preferred. The individual must be creative, energetic, and organized as well as have excellent communication skills, and the ability to simultaneously manage and produce numerous fast-paced projects. Strong proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is necessary.
To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter (noting salary requirements when applying for a full-time position) via e-mail to, referencing "Designer"
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