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Junior Designer

Book of the Month is looking for an ambitious, entry-level designer who’s eager to learn how a cohesive visual brand system is developed and implemented. As a member of a nimble creative team, you’ll provide design assistance on projects across all brand touch points—including marketing, social media, and photography. Our brand is at a transformative stage, and our new Junior Designer will help us communicate to over 10 million readers every month.

What you’ll do here

  • Collaborate with the Senior Brand Designer to create visual assets—e.g., digital ads, marketing emails, print collateral, social media assets—that uphold our brand standards.
  • Work closely with marketers to assess results and optimize creative performance.
  • Uphold our visual styles and and design processes to ensure consistency across all touchpoints in the customer journey.
  • Assist the Creative team with administrative duties, photoshoot production, and design review prep.

What you bring to the table

  • 1–3 years experience, especially in-house at a consumer brand or startup
  • Fluency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • A portfolio illustrating a strong sense of typography, composition, and color.  
  • Self-starting ambition—we’re an early-stage startup and the people who thrive here can manage their time well and take initiative  
  • Ability to switch fluidly between projects that are very different in nature—a given day might include producing digital ad assets, buying props, preparing a physical artboard for review, making templated marketing emails.
  • Openness to feedback and iteration—we’re a data-driven company that will often create multiple versions of a single asset
  • Bonus points for (but not required): photo retouching; illustration; Sketch; graphic design degree.

A little bit about us

Book of the Month uncovers the best new books and sharing them with 10 million readers every month. Founded in 1926 and relaunched in 2015, Book of the Month is an entrepreneurial growth company with a rich history and loyal user base—and we’re looking for the best people to join us.

Our benefits and perks

  • Unlimited vacation days with a get-your-work-done policy
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, vision, dental, and 401(k) plans
  • A dog-friendly office with an open floor plan in NoMad/Flatiron
  • Free books! snacks! beer! seltzer!
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