Leading publisher of educational materials in the areas of Asian
languages and cultural studies for the K-12 and higher education markets seeks
a Graphic Designer to join its
growing team. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about bringing a
book and supporting materials to life, from manuscript to published product in
both print and digital formats. Must understand the difference between
designing print and digital projects. Must have experience using the tools of
the print and digital production trade (Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS) and
be able to manage materials and schedules with exceptional organizational
Work with the Creative Director to transform
concepts into visual executions that articulate the Cheng & Tsui brand and
deliver on business needs.
Develop clean and modern design aesthetic
with exceptional sense for typography
Help manage graphic and multimedia design
for both print and digital products, including coordinating with editorial,
marketing, website, and technology teams, freelancers, and other vendors as
Assist in executing design and production
workflows for new and reprint projects.
Manage multimedia assets (including images,
audio, video, and other multimedia assets) and design documents.
Support in the preparation of detailed
RFQs for typesetters, designers, illustrators, audio-video artists as needed;
evaluate and negotiate rates for work.
Traffic, review, and proof design and
typesetting drafts to ensure all design work meets company’s quality
guidelines, branding standards.
Participate in designing websites of all
types—ecommerce, companion, distance learning, classroom, community, etc.—for
attractive visuals, animation, interactive media, and ease-of-use interfaces
together with web and editorial development teams.
Work with marketing team on all marketing
collaterals’ design needs, whether in print or on the web.
Collaborate with internal teams to ensure
transparent communication, cross-training, resource balancing, and finding
solutions to problems.
Must be flexible with his/her schedule to
help wherever the need arises even if the tasks are outside the primary areas
or B.A. degree or equivalent experience
6 years’ relevant experience in design and book production, preferably in
educational publishing, both print and digital.
to handle deadline pressures and to manage successfully multiple projects at
to work in a small, entrepreneurial environment where you will have varied
opportunities and responsibilities and are expected to pitch in hands-on
organized and thorough, with exceptional written and oral communication skills,
problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
expertise with latest versions of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (specifically
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat).
with typesetting (PDF workflow) and pre-press processes.
who appreciates working collaboratively in a small, dynamic team environment,
with a strong work ethic of continuous learning.
in Asian languages and cultures a plus.