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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Behind the Book seeks volunteers to design and format the books written and illustrated by our pre-K to 12th grade students.

Overseen by our art director, you'll be responsible for short-term projects. You can commit on a project-to-project basis and may work from home, but it's preferable that you live in or very near New York City. This opportunity is ideal for a designer with a passion for education and literacy, an eye for design, skill with the required software, and a desire to build a portfolio of professional work.

Proficiency in InDesign is required. See examples of previously published student books at

To apply, please send a link to a portfolio or examples of your work, along with a message about your interest, to Please use Book Designer as your subject line.


  • Graphic Design / Print

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • flexible
  • InDesign

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