(800) 774-8036

Designer

New York, NY
Date Added: July 20, 2022
 
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Designer. This assignment is Remote in the NYC area and will be hybrid in the near future, and required to go into the office as needed, perhaps once a week.

Duration: 4 month(s)

Must Haves:
  • MAC Proficiency, enthusiastic, optimistic, able to interact well with others, team player and well rounded.
  • Proficient in Adobe, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Ability to take direction and communicate well both verbal & written, keep track of projects, detailed and very organized.
  • Bach Fine Arts – from Art School, Graphic Des classes completed – or equiv.
Description:
Searching for a Temporary Designer with strong technical and creative skills to join our team. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of book design experience, preferably in trade book publishing. He/she should be able to create and execute designs for a wide range of projects. The ideal candidate should be very organized, and detail oriented. This designer will work with art directors, designers and production managers through all phases of book making in a fast-paced and friendly environment. This position requires a creative and responsible designer to ensure smooth departmental workflow.
• Will handle making corrections to reprints, preparing jacket mechanicals, and formatting files for production
• Creating layouts and designs for original hardcover books and converting hardcover novels to paperback
• Works collaboratively with all members of the team and able to take direction from 5 people
• Maintains and strictly adheres to production schedules.
• Assists the design staff as needed

*The company requires on-site workers to be fully vaccinated absent a legally required exemption approved by the vendor. Exceptions to the vendor vaccine requirement apply in states that have laws concerning employer vaccine mandates. Vendor must ensure that any unvaccinated workers follow applicable safety protocols when they are on-site. Specifically, for any of their workers who are not verified as fully vaccinated, it is the vendor's responsibility to ensure that at all times when performing services on-site at a U.S. location or property, those individuals, at a minimum, will wear a disposable face mask certified by ASTM International with an ASTM Level 1 or higher rating (to be changed every day). If the individuals regularly work within three feet of others, the vendor must also implement a secondary mitigation measure such as a face shield or safety glasses. Please note that workers may only remove the face mask if the worker is alone in an office with the door shut, or the worker is six feet of distance from others and actively eating or drinking. Additional safety protocols may be required, as determined in the sole discretion of The Company or its affiliates. If requested, the vendor must inform its contact of any safety protocols the vendor has implemented for any of its workers while on-site at a location or property.

Basic Qualifications:
• 2+ years book design experience
• Proven talent in creating innovative book design, application of typography, layout, color.
• Solid computer design skills: proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
• Ability to juggle many projects simultaneously
• Strong written and oral communication styles; ability to present design ideas
• Familiarity with print production a plus

Required Education:
Bach Degree in Fine Art, Design, Marketing or related

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!
 
 

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