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favorite this post Looking for a skilled Graphic Designer/ Page Layout artist (BC) hide this posting unhide

compensation: depends on quality of work, please include your expectation to be paid for each chapter
employment type: contract

We are looking to hire on a temporary part-time basis a skilled Graphic designer to do extremely creative, out of the box, page layout of our business marketing book. The book will have approximately 250 pages.

Total cost of work:
Our budget is between $2000-$3000 for the Graphic Design work of the entire book. The Graphic Designer will set-up the page layout, columns, headings, develop charts, graphs and manipulate/place pictures. We will provide all content/manuscript/words/numbers for charts, graphs, and pictures. Some pages will be busy and others will be much less busy to give some breathing space.

Main responsibilities:
• Book Design and Layout for Print
• Knowledge of photo manipulation, vector artwork manipulation, standard page layout processes and technical ability required
• Vectorize / Create customer art for production
• Photo retouching
• Production files
• Building product mock-ups
• Strong design & typographic skills
• Ability to create concepts in digital form using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
• Ability to produce a variety of quick sketches showing different approaches for the same design

An asset:
• Drawing illustrations, sketches, and storyboards skills are a plus

Application process:
If you are interested, feel that you are a strong fit for this work, please do the following to apply:
1- Take 10 minutes to develop a 2 page layout (7.5 inches height by 9.5 inches wide), with an extremely creative look and feel, some color, with a total of 800 words of lorem ipsum (fake words) in 4 paragraphs with paragraph titles in a larger font and add 1 picture on each page. The first page should be a chapter introduction with the name of the chapter named "Business Model." Save and send file in either InDesign or in a jpg. We will be looking for creativity in the font, font size, page layout, background, shapes, color scheme, line ideas, hand drawn charts, anything you want that is creative, etc...
2- Also, please send us a link to your portfolio/ other examples of your work.

The above will help us assess if you are a good fit for this book project. We thank all candidates for applying and will only reach out to the ones that have been selected for an interview.

Thank you
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