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Job Title:

Cover Design Intern

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Tinley Park


1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Job Opening Announcement
Publishing Intern

Are you looking to gain valuable graphic design experience? If so, come join G-W as a summer intern in our Creative department! The Cover Design intern will assist the Production department with creation of textbook cover design for print and digital delivery.

What you’ll do:

• Create and design compelling cover designs.
• Mock up cover mechanicals (spine and back covers) for print and digital delivery.
• Assist with Internet-based photo research as needed, and maintain digital photo files.
• Use good balance, composition, color, and appropriate typography; work with high attention to detail to produce thorough, high-quality, product.
• Adhere to established print, accessibility, and company branding guidelines.
• Receive feedback and collaborate with the Design Manager and Layout Designers and make necessary changes.
• Implement InDesign templates and master pages.
• Export files using defined presets.
• Produce supplement cover designs as necessary.
• Minor photo manipulation.

Job Requirements:

What you’ll bring:
• Currently working towards Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Graphic Design.
• Good academic standing with a GPA of 3.2 or above.
• High school diploma required.
• Available to participate in a twelve-week internship session.
• Proficiency in use of Internet for research.
• Must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently.
• Must be able to perform basic math functions, including adding of fractions and percentage conversions.
• Typography experience and ability to work with typographic measurement system (picas, points) preferred.
• Must be proficient with basic computer skills in a PC (Windows) environment, including layout (Adobe InDesign), photo-manipulation (Adobe Photoshop), creation of print-ready files (Adobe Acrobat).
• A professional demeanor and effective communication skills.
• Some related experience and / or general office experience preferred.


Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, 401k, ESOP

Company Information

What it’s like to work here:
At Goodheart-Willcox Publisher, you will be working in a professional environment, supported by a passionate and energetic team that is invested in your growth and success. This is your chance to join an established employee-owned company that has been publishing for the Career and Technical Education field since 1921. Driven by the mission “We Build Careers,” you will help educators implement and access our premier instructional materials, which helps students find and keep great careers, all while growing your own. Goodheart-Willcox has spent nearly a century building a culture that we are proud of. Our team members embody these core values:
· Roll up your sleeves
· Do the right thing
· Can-do attitude
· Always improving

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, ancestry and marital status, and other protected classes, in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

In addition, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination of employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

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