Lonely Planet

Senior Book Designer

  • Full-time
  • $75k-$100k/mo
  • 10 months ago

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with our print publishing team and hire and manage freelance designers to create best-in-class book designs that inspire, guide, and excite travel lovers of all kinds from around the world.
  • Help give the Illustrated and Gift list a more lifestyle-friendly style by giving each book an individual look and feel while still fitting under the Lonely Planet brand.
  • Present and share work with cross-functional teams while clearly communicating design rationale and importance to the reader.
  • Expand our current design style by creating unique designs specifically catered to the category, content, and consumer of each product, and according to design trends.

What We're Looking For

  • Experience in illustrated and nonfiction trade book design and paper product design.
  • Solid background in Adobe Creative Cloud and color print production.
  • Ability to use Adobe InDesign style sheets to create consistent templates.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret market trends and other external sources to identify design and product opportunities.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, set expectations and work individually and/or collaboratively across teams.
  • Experience in hiring freelance designers and ideally your own network of freelancers to tap into.
  • A love for what you do and the ability to have fun and bring a sense of humor to a team of hardworking and passionate people.
  • Passion for travel.


  • Cash Compensation Range: 156,250*
  • *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience.
  • Enrollment in Red Ventures Long Term Incentive Plan (Equity)
Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.
  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program