Chartwell Books is hiring a freelance creative book Designer to join remote team for a period of 5 months.

Chartwell is a leading publisher of food and drink, art and design, pop culture, lifestyle, and self-help books. As a Designer, you’ll collaborate closely with our Editorial and Sales Departments Department to create a wide variety of non-fiction book designs.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Create visually captivating covers and uniquely designed interiors for highly illustrated books
  • Generate and ideate creative ideas and solutions and communicate them clearly with book teams
  • Create a variety of sales covers for each title


  • Minimum of 1-3 years Design experience, preferably in print
  • Thorough understanding of the book design process and technical knowledge of book production
  • Strong knowledge of typefaces and typography, full-color printing, RGB/CMYK color spaces, and image formats, and some facility with color correction of digital photography
  • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and timely and efficient follow-up
  • Excellent graphic design skills, with a passion and eye for good typography and design trends
  • Aptitude for creative thinking and effective problem solving, while staying within budget and on schedule
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, multitask, and coordinate workload
  • Must be a team player and able to work independently while knowing when to ask for help
  • Curious and motivated to learn about new topics and other points of view
  • Proficiency working with Adobe Creative Suite CC: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge, and Acrobat Pro
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to  Candidates should be authorized to work the US. 

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