Closing date: 4th October 2018
Company: Simon & Schuster UK
Location: London (Central)
Salary Description: Competitive
Reference: S&S UK Artworker
Simon & Schuster UK is a leading book publisher, with brand authors such as Philippa Gregory, Santa Montefiore and the hugely successful Dork Diaries series
Job Profile: We are looking to recruit a Freelance Artworker to assist our Pre-Press department. Reporting to the System Operations and Digital Production Manager, you will assist in ensuring file integrity and the structure and content are of the highest possible quality to obtain the best final product from print vendors for product intended for sale worldwide
The Role: The Artworker will help check files are co-editonable, making amends to files where necessary and generating files for our co-edition customers. They will also assist in preparing files for print production including generating high resolution, print ready pdf files using Adobe CC applications, using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to send covers/books to printers. You will also assist in the the archiving and update of files on our digital asset management systems.
The Candidate Profile:
You must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders. You will enjoy working within a small, hard-working team. You will have excellent administration, organisation and time management skills as well as a keen eye for detail. Proficient in Adobe CC application, knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as file preparation for print is a must. Experience of colour correction would be ideal but not a must. Knowledge of QuarkXPress and prior experience of working in book manufacturing is a plus.
This is NOT a design position and previous applicants need not apply.
Please apply by email to HR@SimonandSchuster.co.uk attaching your CV and covering letter with details of your current salary and expectations.