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We are proud to be the first independent publisher to become an accredited Living Wage Employer. Read more about our Living Wage employer status. 

Junior Designer / Art worker – Profile Books and Serpent’s Tail

£ Competitive depending on experience – Central London

Profile Books, one of Britain’s leading independent publishers, is looking for a junior designer who shares our passion for great design to work closely with our art director on covers for our Profile and Serpent’s Tail imprints, as well as other promotional material.

You will be expected to develop agreed concepts, source illustrations and work with commissioned illustrations to produce final print-ready artwork.  You must have a keen eye for design detail and be used to working to tight deadlines.  Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is essential as is a good knowledge and understanding of typography. We are a small team and there is scope for development. 

To apply for the role of Junior Designer/ Art Worker, please apply via email with some examples of your work to 

Closing date Friday 9th March 2018.

Internships at Profile Books & Serpent’s Tail

We are currently closed to applications.

We run an eight-week, full-time paid internship for which we seek talented, motivated candidates who are interested in a career in publishing. We offer an extensive training in the fundamentals of publishing as well as in good general office practice. Profile Books is a Living Wage Employer and we pay all interns the London Living Wage.

The internship covers all publishing areas including administration, publicity, marketing and editorial.

We ask that you are:

• Computer literate
• Have plenty of stamina
• Self-motivated
• Able to stay level headed in stressful situations
• Organised and able to pay attention to detail
• Keen to pursue a career in publishing

The Profile internship is a graduate scheme and all studies must be completed before you apply.

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