Grove Publishing Children’s Summer Book Illustration Intern

Grove Street Publishing is looking for a talented illustrator intern with a passion for art and children’s literature to join our creative team on the Grover platform. Partnering with the Chief Creative Officer, this intern position will focus on fiction, and non-fiction interior and cover page illustrations for children’s books of all ages. The illustrator intern will work closely with our publisher partners, authors, and the CCO to produce high-quality children’s books following Grove Street Publishing’s aesthetic style and design standards.

Responsibilities: • Conceptualize and execute the illustrations of pages and covers across all assigned titles under the supervision of the Chief Creative Officer • Follow Grove Street’s aesthetic, design standards and house styles. • Work closely with Chief Creative Officer and team from idea development to printed books. • Learn a current sense of design trends and familiarity with target audiences to understand consumer needs and preferences.

Required Skills and Qualifications: • Familiar and comfortable using Adobe Creative Suite • Have access to a reliable computer • Experience or knowledge of InDesign text design tools and typography • Deadline oriented, ability to multitask and work under pressure, with excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. • Solid problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively and accept constructive criticism. • Appreciation for book design, typography and children’s book illustration. Knowledge in this area is a plus. • Positive, team player attitude. • Study in art, design, multimedia, or digital media related major in college preferred, but not required.

Application Requirements

CV Cover Letter (optional, but can’t hurt)
2 – 3 samples of your illustrations For consideration, please send application requirements to THIS POSITION IS REMOTE.

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