Crowdbooks, a publishing platform specialized in producing illustrated books that carries each work from inception to publication and distribution is currently looking for a Book designer with photography/ illustrated books publishing experience, to join our team.

The ideal candidate must also have a strong design background pertaining to typography, color theory, illustration and layout; he/she will be responsible for designing and producing our wide range of special and unique books.

 

Place of work: Rome, Italy

Contract: paid trial period until end of June with the possibility of becoming a full-time position

Salary: according to experience + merit based rewards + possibility of equity

Benefits: our offices are in Luiss Enlabs accelerator, an exciting hub of multicultural activity where people from all over Italy come to share their knowledge and work. We get mentorship as a constant source of support, guidance and knowledge.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Guide projects from conception through manufacture.
  • Assisting with the preparations for meetings; print materials, such as comps, sample layouts; mounts covers and/or creating dummy books, preparing files for output
  • Conceptualizing and designing book jackets on select titles.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Focus on print-based design is required, knowledge of offset printing, digital techniques printing is important.
  • Must be creative, adaptable, open and receptive to creative direction and design feedback.
  • Strong Adobe CS knowledge
  • Art/design school graduate or university design/art major.
  • Portfolio pieces that demonstrate an appropriate sensibility for and interest in photography, photo books and in publication and/or print design are essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

 

HOW TO APPLY

Only applicants who submit by email CV + URL link to an online portfolio of work samples ( if physical PDF must be no larger than 5MB) will be considered for this position. Email contact: stefano@crowdbooks.com