Thursday, October 12, 2017

Pratham Books is Hiring : Graphic Designer (Digital)

Pratham Books is looking for two Graphic Designers to join our digital team. This is a full-time position based in Bangalore. 

Pratham Books is a not-for-profit children's book publisher that was set up in 2004 to publish good quality, affordable books in many Indian languages. Our mission is to see ‘a book in every child’s hand’ and we have spread the joy of reading to millions of children in India.

In 13 years, we have published over 3,000 books and distributed over 14 million copies of our storybooks and 16 million story cards. In 2015, Pratham Books' increased its footprint by going digital. As an industry leader, we were one of the first publishers in the country to open license our content. All this content is now available on StoryWeaver, our digital platform that hosts stories in 60 languages. The stories can be read, translated, versioned or downloaded for free.
Illustration by Vinayak Varma
The candidate will be responsible for:
  • Designing picture books for print.
  • Adapting original design files (in print), and converting it into sizes and designs that are suitable for StoryWeaver - Pratham Books’ digital story platform.
  • Working closely with our Content Team to create and adapt content for digital and print mediums.
  • Working closely with the production team for the first print run of the books.

Required skills:

  • Expertise in InDesign Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw
  • Basic graphic design skills and an interest in book layouts
  • Basic understanding of the printing process (digital and offset)
  • Minimum one to three years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately on design files
  • Be a team player, quick learner
  • Good communication skills
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to storyweaver@prathambooks.org with ‘Graphic Designer - Digital' in the subject line of the email.

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