Remote Publication Designer / InDesign Specialist at Pip Decks

Full Time
United States
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Templating Specialist to join our team on a long-term, project-by-project basis. The ideal candidate will be a master of InDesign, publication layouts, and typesetting, with a proven track record in book or magazine publishing. A key focus of this role will be helping us template our Pip Decks products. This is a fully remote, flexible role, with workload and hours varying based on project needs. Compensation will be determined based on experience and hours committed.

  • Develop and manage templates for our Pip Decks products, ensuring design consistency and adherence to brand guidelines
  • Create vector diagrams and other graphic elements as needed
  • Prepare print-ready files for product artwork and coordinate with factories for production
  • Work closely with editorial, production, and product development teams to manage workflow, deadlines, and quality control
  • Transform manuscripts and other content into our house style and layouts
  • Ensure all deliverables, including product packaging artwork, meet factory requirements for production
  • Continuously optimise templates and systems to improve efficiency and quality
  • Collaborate with team members to adapt to feedback and changing project requirements

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or a related field is desired but not necessary; equivalent professional experience is acceptable and preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in book or magazine layout design and publishing, with experience in preparing packaging design
  • Expert proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, with a strong understanding of print production processes and typesetting best practices
  • Experience in creating vector diagrams and illustrations
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining design consistency and accuracy
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with a willingness to adapt to feedback and changing project requirements
  • Ability to work independently and remotely, with a reliable internet connection and access to necessary software and equipment

Benefits

What We Offer:

  1. The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the success and satisfaction of Pip Decks customers by working on our legendary products.
  2. A fully remote position with asynchronous collaboration and no mandatory meetings.
  3. A competitive compensation package on a project-by-project basis that is open to discussion.
  4. The chance to work with a passionate and dedicated team, committed to driving customer success and creating world-class print products.

Pip Decks Culture

At Pip Decks, we believe in fostering a culture based on trust, autonomy, and a focus on outcomes. Our workplace values include:

  1. Trust: We don’t require consistent set working hours or constant updates on your work status.
  2. Autonomy: You have complete authority over how you achieve your responsibilities.
  3. Outcome-driven: We prioritize results over hours worked.
  4. Short toes: Feel empowered to improve or fix something without worrying about stepping on someone’s toes.

Tools We Use (if it’s useful to know!):

  1. Slack: For asynchronous and open conversations that create shared understanding.
  2. Loom videos: For asynchronous training and demos.
  3. Notion: For documenting processes, decisions, and ideas.


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