We HEART Books! Do you? Print Book and Ebook Layout Designer Needed

We HEART Books! Do you? Print Book and Ebook Layout Designer Needed


Job Description

Montag Press is looking for a project based book/layout designer.
Must have excellent layout design and typography skills as well as outstanding communication and organizational abilities to be able to work in close communication with title authors.

Currently Montag Press has 4-5 separate titles that need to be laid out.

Project responsibilities are:
Front, Spine and Back cover layout.
Interior layout
Adobe PreFlight approval
Createspace file approval
Ebook design for epub & .mobi compatible file.

Project responsibility does not include:
Cover illustration
Interior illustrations

English language skills
Proficient in Adobe InDesign required. Template layout files provided.
Excellent Layout skills for fiction & play formats.
Photoshop, Illustrator skills helpful for cover layout.
Ebook construction (simple conversion programs are insufficient)
Excellent Typography skills for Cover font choice, Chapter headings, and text body.

Personal skills:
Excellent communication
A commitment to completing a project. Please no flakes.
Creative problem solving skills with a “can do” attitude
Ability to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high standards

For consideration applicants MUST have an online portfolio link with samples showing large amount of text layouts like newsletters, book layouts, and creative projects like posters, book covers, etc.

We love creative ambitious designers, and we work hard to be excellent creative clients with a minimum of back and forth.

Oh and please love books too!