Graphic Designer (L-27-18) | Rowman & Littlefield
Rowman & Littlefield is seeking a graphic designer specializing in digital content creation to conceptualize and executive engaging, attractive, and high-impact designs for its graphic design and marketing department in Lanham, MD. This designer will work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with a focus on new technology. The right candidate will balance specialized knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator with a working knowledge of InDesign and After Effects. This designer will also participate in direct mail and advertising campaigns as needed as part of the design team.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Create designs across digital brand assets to include:
    • Email templates and blasts
    • Website assets
    • Landing pages
    • Display ads
    • Social media assets across various channels
    • Animated gifs, book trailers, some video editing
  • Assist in coding landing pages and emails to optimize responsive display and customer experience
  • Print projects to include catalogs, brochures, postcards, and bookmarks
  • Archive files and images, template-use and creation of workflow guides
  • Other duties as assigned
  • B.A. in graphic design, web design, or similar degree or 2-3+ years’ experience
  • Experience with web-related technologies and HTML/CSS/JavaScript and understanding of UX concepts and applications
  • Experience and familiarity with print production best practices
  • Fluency in Apple OS, Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), as well as in font management. Knowledge of both PC and MAC platforms a plus.
  • A strong design portfolio demonstrating one’s creative talent (clean files and acute attention to detail a must)
  • Strong communication, time, and project management skills

About Our Company:
An independent publisher with an outstanding reputation, Rowman & Littlefield publishes innovative, high-quality college texts, provocative and timely titles for general readers, and professional and scholarly books throughout the humanities and social sciences. Headquartered in Maryland, R&L also has offices in New York City, Boulder, Colorado, Connecticut, and London.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter (including the ad number, where you learned of the opening, and your salary expectations) to Penny Thomas via email or post using the below contact information:

Penny Thomas
Rowman & Littlefield
c/o Human Resources

Rowman & Littlefield
Lanham, MD
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Please refer to for Rowman & Littlefield’s Equal Employment Opportunity–Affirmative Action Policy Statement, as well as additional information relating to equal opportunity employment.

If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please contact Rowman & Littlefield’s human resources department at humarresources@rowman,com