Job title: Designer, Big Picture Press
Reports to: Head of Big Picture Press
Location: Bloomsbury Square, Holborn, London
Imprint: Big Picture Press
Salary range: £26,000 - £32,000 per annum (depending on experience).
Working pattern: Full-time. Flexible remote working up to three days per week.
Are you passionate about illustration? Are you interested in how you can inspire readers through innovative design and typography? Are you wondering about your next move in publishing and are keen to establish yourself as a designer for some of the most beautiful non-fiction books on the market?
Bonnier Books UK is looking for a talented and highly creative Designer to join the Big Picture Press team. Reporting into the imprint head, as part of a supportive and friendly team, your role would be to project manage and creatively guide the creation of books, making sure all books are produced to the design quality and technical accuracy required, and on schedule. You will also have opportunity to contribute to the development of the programme through new ideas and acquisitions. This is a fantastic opening for someone looking to further their career in illustrated book design.
We are looking for someone who can demonstrate good knowledge of the non-fiction market, demonstrate exceptional design and typography skills, and have an eye for the very best talent in illustration. The Designer will be working across picture books, non-fiction and gift titles, so experience of different age ranges and formats is necessary. Knowledge of the graphic novel market and merchandising would also be of interest.
Big Picture Press books are created by, and made for, the incurably curious. With the publication of the Mizielinski’s Maps and Katie Scott’s Animalium in its first year, since Big Picture Press launched in 2013 it has made an indelible mark on the non-fiction market with its boutique range of illustrated gift books. Focusing on extraordinary visual presentation, Big Picture Press collaborates with artists such as Chris Wormell, Lara Hawthorne and Ximo Abadía to create visually inspiring books for readers of all ages around the world.
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If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website. We look forward in hearing from you.
Bonnier Books UK is committed to building a diverse workforce through positive action. Currently, Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic employees are under-represented in our workforce and we actively encourage applicants from these groups. For further information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan here.
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At Bonnier Books UK, we believe that every book matters. We love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. We offer a nurturing home for our authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. We know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and our purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to us becoming one of the country’s leading publishers.
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