Illustrator – Graphic Designer

Do you love books and media? Are you an illustrator with graphic design skills? This job might be the perfect fit for you.

 

Cedar Fort, Inc., a publishing company in Springville, UT, is looking for a highly motivated illustrator/graphic designer to join our team. The prime focus of this position is book cover design and/or illustration. Cedar Fort publishes around 140 books per year. The design team is responsible for designing the book covers and interior layout. Book genres include a variety of religious and non-religious fiction and non-fiction books.

 

Candidates should be excellent designers and possess a team player mentality. Critical responsibilities include project managing several books per month. This includes front and back covers, interior layout on full color books, and working directly with the authors and your team to get a final approved design.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Illustration, Graphic Arts, or other related field is required
  • Illustration skills are required
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Suite programs (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) is required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge, Mac knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Proven ability to balance and prioritize multiple goals and tasks
  • Work well in a cohesive team-oriented environment
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Able to take criticism on design work and make changes as needed

 

This is an exempt salaried position from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break. Pay starts at $25,000 annually. Please e-mail your resume and portfolio to Darren Poulsen, Director of Production, at dpoulsen@cedarfort.com with “Graphic Designer Position” in the subject, and we will consider scheduling an interview. Position open until filled.

If you would like more information about our company, please check out our website at www.cedarfort.com.

Job Opening: Inside Sales Specialist

Cedar Fort, Inc., a publishing company in Springville, UT, is looking for a highly motivated inside sales specialist to join our team. This is a full-time position. The prime focus of this position is to maintain current accounts and seek after new accounts for the company.

 

We are looking for individuals that are detail oriented. Candidates should be excellent communicators and possess adequate customer service skills when dealing with accounts. Critical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Contacting sales accounts and making sure orders are processed;
  • Spreadsheet management;
  • Small B2B account sales;
  • On-site store management;
  • Administrative duties supporting the sales team;
  • Will have an inside sales focus with our Self Publishing System.

Qualifications:

  • 4 Year degree preferred but full training is given;
  • 2-3 years+ within a business development role;
  • Must have solid spreadsheet skills and be adaptable and fast to learn other business related software / platforms;
  • Must be highly confident on the phone and able to close B2B and B2C sales;
  • Has some staff supervisory experience, can prioritize, always follows through on assigned tasks, is reliable and professional;
  • Possesses great communication skills.

 

This is a full-time position Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Pay starts at $13.00/hour plus commission. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Luke Selway at lselway@cedarfort.com with “Inside Sales Specialist Position” in the subject line, and we will consider scheduling an interview. Position open until filled. If you would like more information about our company, please check out our website at www.cedarfort.com.