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Oxford University Press


Posted: September 08, 2022
New York City, NY, USA

We have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We have always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology for the day, but the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. That same spirit of adventure and entrepreneurialism is critical to our future success. In a fast-changing publishing landscape, OUP welcomes the inquisitive, the inventive, and the ambitious; people who challenge the conventional, and pioneer the possible.

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Advancing Knowledge and Learning


The Academic Division is a world leader in the publishing of books, journals and online services in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines, as well as reference works, textbooks, and books for the general reader.

The Academic Design team spans the Oxford, New York, and Toronto offices, and is responsible for managing and developing designs for print and e-book products.

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative book cover designer to join our in-house design team. Reporting to a Senior Art Director, you will create eye-catching and original book cover designs for a wide range of our academic publishing, including Trade books. There will also be the opportunity to work on marketing materials and journal cover designs. You will be expected to handle many projects at the same time, keep our workload management systems updated, and organize your tasks to meet deadlines.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a passion for book cover design in their portfolio. Strong typography and layout skills are essential, along with the ability to adapt your design style to suit different audiences and genres, and meet the requirements of the design briefs. You should possess strong organizational and communication skills and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in Graphic Design, preferably within a print publishing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software within a MAC environment (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Good understanding of how to accurately set up design files for print
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to manage a busy workload and work to strict deadlines
  • A high level of organization, attention to detail, and self-motivation

Please include examples of your work or a link to your online portfolio with your application.

Position Location: This position can be done in a hybrid capacity out of New York, NY. The position can also be done remotely in the United States.

GJC: I5 (For internal purposes only)

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Posted: 2022-09-13 Expires: 2022-10-15

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