Career Opportunities

Job Description: 

We're looking for a couple of talented book designers and editors to join us in creating highly visual children's books, from activity titles to complex pop-ups. We might train the right person, but ideally we're looking for people with experience of creating content for children.


Graduate, self-starter, with ability to work under pressure and to creative briefs. Everyone here makes tea.


Skills Range: 

Designers: Adobe Creative Suite skills essential. Must be able to visualise content, have an editorial sense and be able to work on a variety of projects simultaneously to strict deadlines. Practical making skills an advantage (if you have a Blue Peter badge for making things, you'll fit in). Sense of fun, ability to brief illustrators and create visually compelling work. Understanding of print very desirable, but may train.

Editors: ideally with experience of working in InDesign, but may train. Must be able to write concise and informative text on just about any subject for children of specific ages, understand children's interests and skills, work with designers, be bossy when necessary and spot a split infinitive from a distance, all with a sense of fun and urgency. 


Additional Information: 

Car essential for our current office location.


How to Apply:

Send CV and max 10 page PDF of work of which you are proud to Add a short covering letter. If you have publishing experience, tell us how you can apply your experience. If you don’t, explain why you think you can create books for children with the skills you have.