Job Opening: Book Designer/Production Assistant/Associate at UNC Press

Book designer/Production Assistant/Associate at UNC Press

This is an entry- to mid-level position that includes but is not limited to the following: Designing book covers and dustjackets and designing or applying already existing templates to interior book designs. This is a small department that covers the production of both books and journals. Other duties include, but are not limited to: conversion of existing jackets to paperback covers, cast-off of manuscripts, distribution of proofs, evaluation of art, and assistance with other jobs as necessary.

Job requirements: Excellent knowledge of Indesign (version 5.5 or later) and Photoshop. Strong sense of good typographic design. Working knowledge of Illustrator.

Desired: at least 2 years of design experience and an ability to write composition specs. Knowledge of xml or epub creation a plus.

This is a permanent full-time position at the University of North Carolina Press. Benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, and health insurance. We are part of the NC Retirement system.

Compensation based on experience. Please send resume, salary requirements, design samples, and references to:

Heidi Perov