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Junior Designer | Cameron + Company

We are a Petaluma-based boutique book publisher seeking a creative individual, ideally with book design experience and strong skills in design, layout, typography, organization and passion, for a full-time position of junior designer. This position will support our Creative Director and the rest of the design team in producing high-quality picture/art books and will be based in our downtown Petaluma office. Please email resume and a link to your portfolio to info@cameronbooks.com.

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and create covers and interiors of books by bringing a cutting-edge design sense to every project and keeping up with industry and design trends
  • Manage aspects and stages of book design and production
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, Design & Editorial staff, and Production department from manuscript to final bound book to realize a collective vision

 

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in InDesign, PhotoShop, and Illustrator — Mac based.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills and a keen eye for details
  • Photographic eye and a creative, outside-the-box approach to choosing photos
  • Ability to provide creative solutions to design challenges
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, adapting to changing schedules, and working under tight time constraints
  • Basic knowledge of pre-press processes and print production

 

Experience needed

  • 2-3 years of design experience, preferably in book publishing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design

 

We are not interested in working with freelancers or outside design firms. This position will be in-house.

ABOUT

Founded in 1964 by aerial photographer Robert Cameron, Cameron+Company is a boutique publishing house, creating and distributing quality books and calendars with a focus on photography, art, food+wine, children’s literature, and publications of regional interest.

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