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Production Controller (Illustrated and Mono)

Nobrow / Flying Eye Books are looking for a Production Controller to join their London team. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled individual to join a busy team overseeing the production process of international front-list illustrated and mono titles.

Key duties:

  • Manage and prepare titles for print deadlines
  • Work closely with in-house Editorial, Design, Rights and Sales departments
  • Oversee colour corrections where applicable
  • Project costing and print buying
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget, meeting the highest quality standards

Skills required:

  • Proven relevant book trade production experience in colour and mono printing
  • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the production process is essential
  • Solid understanding of colour management and reproduction
  • Detailed knowledge of the production life cycle, from delivery of raw MS to delivery of end products
  • Proven experience in print buying (colour) is required
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Suites (Indesign & Photoshop) is essential
  • IT skills: File packaging, Data bases, supplier systems such as InSite and FTP sites
  • Knowledge of Biblio3
  • Able to anticipate and solve potential issues with a proactive attitude
  • Strong organisational, time-management and excellent communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail and excellent numeric skills
  • Licensing experience (desirable but not essential)
  • Print Publishing qualification (LCC, BIC, Imago etc.) would be advantageous

Please send a covering letter and CV stating your salary expectations to Harry Gwinner –

The closing date for applications is Friday 28th June 2019.

Production Controller (Illustrated and Mono)

Nobrow, London
Full-time, Permanent
Production, Rights, Management, Sales, Design, Project Management, Digital Production, Editorial