About Us

Pratham Books is a not-for-profit children’s book publisher that was set up in 2004 to publish good quality, affordable books in many Indian languages. Our mission is to see ‘a book in every child’s hand’ and we have spread the joy of reading to millions of children in India. As a publisher serving every child in India, Pratham Books has always pushed the boundaries when it comes to exploring innovative ways in which to create access to joyful stories and has been fortunate in finding partners to collaborate with who share this vision.

In 2015, Pratham Books increased its footprint by going digital and launching StoryWeaver. StoryWeaver aims at enabling book security at scale, by pioneering a new, inclusive approach to book creation and distribution. StoryWeaver provides open access to multilingual storybooks that can be read online, offline or downloaded & printed for non-digital environments.

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join our Content team

We are looking for someone who is interested in children’s books and picture book making. The Graphic Designer is integral to the Content team and provides support across book projects. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, organised, and a self-starter.

Key Responsibilities:

● Creating, adapting, and uploading print layouts into digital ones for StoryWeaver.
● Working closely with the Content team – editors and art directors, as well as illustrators at all stages of the book-making process, from concept to design to print and digital uploads.
● Tracking the workflow of all picture book projects and maintaining schedules.
● Using typography and design to create interesting, and innovative layouts.
● Liaising with the Studio team to get files ready for print in a timely manner.
● Creating communication material around books.
● Coordinating and participating in Content workshops.
● Sharing day-to-day administrative responsibilities with the team.
● Additional responsibilities as required by the Art Director.

Required skills and experience:

● Bachelor’s degree in design/illustration/visual communication or similar subjects, OR 1-2 years prior work experience in graphic design, layouts, creative services, using desktop publishing tools, etc.
● Proficient in using Adobe Creative Suite and other creative software.
● An avid reader of picture books, basic knowledge of the children’s publishing industry.
● Keen sense of design and typography.
● Meticulous and detail-oriented. Able to spot errors.
● A team player.
● Excellent planning and organising skills, working with multiple, interdependent teams, can prepare a plan and follow up milestones, has the ability to work with timelines and targets.

Nice to have but not mandatory:

● Experience in designing/creating children’s books.
● Knowledge in video/animation/web design.
● Illustration skills.


This is a full-time position and is based out of Bengaluru, Karnataka.


Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experiences.

Write to us:

Email your resume and portfolio with ‘Graphic Designer – Content Team’ in the email subject line to [email protected]. Send us a cover letter on why you think you are suitable for this position and why a particular picture book is your favourite (does not have to be published by Pratham Books).