Do you have solid production experience working on 4-colour books ideally in children’s publishing? A prestigious independent trade publisher in central London is looking for a Senior Production Controller to join their children’s division. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled colour specialist to join a busy team working across a range of fiction, non-fiction, picture books and novelty titles.
- Manage complex colour titles from manuscript to delivery
- Oversee colour correction and solid experience in colour correction
- Ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget and meet highest quality standards
- Responsible for project costing and print buying
- Prepare titles for both print and digital editions
- Work closely with in-house Editorial, Design, Rights and Sales departments
- Liaise with external suppliers suppliers (onshore and offshore), and co-edition partners
Experience / skills required:
- Proven relevant trade colour and mono production experience, ideally in Children’s publishing
- 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
- Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the production process is essential
- Able to anticipate and solve potential issues with a proactive attitude
- Working knowledge of MS Office is essential
- Knowledge of Biblio3, the Adobe Suite and XML-first workflows is desirable
For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Clare Chan
Tel: 0203 574 4428
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