Editorial Designer and Illustrator

Rebel GirlsinLos Angeles, California

ABOUT US

REBEL GIRLS is the preeminent girl-driven edutainment company on a mission to inspire and instill confidence in 50 million girls by 2025.

With our universe of award-winning books and podcasts, along with toys and digital media, we introduce girls to diverse stories of extraordinary women from the past and present and inspire girls from all backgrounds and experiences to pursue their dreams without limits. Our community of self-identified Rebel Girls is made up of 10+ million girls and women from age 5-95+ across 85 countries, and represents 6 million books sold in 49 languages and 8 million podcast downloads.

POSITION SUMMARY

As an experienced Editorial Designer at Rebel Girls, you will be responsible for creating outstanding graphics assets such as book covers and interior layouts, hand-lettering, icons, marketing materials and illustrations.

You will work closely with the Art Director and the Editorial Team to plan and deliver editorial and visual content, on strategic creative projects.

You must have a strong passion for children's books and a creative talent to translate our vision into exceptional designs ensuring high quality and consistency across all materials.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in editorial design, preferably in children's book publishing

  • Strong visual design, illustration and hand-lettering skills

  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Google Workspace

  • Deep knowledge of the principles of design such as alignment, grid layout, typography, hierarchy and balance

  • Knowledge in printing processes

  • Experience in digital design (social media, website banner, app interfaces)

  • Ability to work in a team of creative individuals to accomplish a shared vision

  • Strong management skills, ability to prioritise and good organisation

  • Creative, innovative, and strategic thinker with akeen eye for aesthetics and details

  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills

  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines

  • Motion graphic or animation skills are a plus

  • Bachelors degree in Fine Arts or related field is a plus

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Design and manage all stages of the projects assigned,from the idea to realization

  • Work closely with the production team finalizing the files for printing

  • Work closely with the editorial team to develop new books or any other products assigned, make reprint changes and text corrections

  • Assist with maintaining our social media platforms with fresh new content

  • Participate in the development of social media strategies or any other digital campaigns

  • Creating exceptional presentations in Google Slide and InDesign

  • Design marketing assets for different platforms

  • Illustrate and design any assets required following established brand guidelines

  • Brainstorm ideas and create moodboards to build beautiful and high concept products

  • Develop visuals based on direction from senior leaders

  • Study design briefs and take feedback from the Art Director, Product Managers, and other team members and revise designs accordingly

BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision plans for you and your dependents

  • 401K program with Company matching

  • Vacation, sick and holiday leave

  • Equity in a fast growing, mission-driven organization

  • Biweekly wellness session

  • Flexible remote work

To apply, please send your resume, portfolio and a cover letter to careers@rebelgirls.com

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