Illustration Coordinator

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Nov 27, 2012
Closes
Dec 27, 2012
Contact
Alexis Bressler
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Position Description: Hire artists and art studios to create scientific artwork for approximately 30 titles per year; track large and small art programs from development through delivery of final work to production; track art budgets; create and manage contracts with artists and studios. Manage a part-time assistant coordinator.

Major Responsibilities:

•Hire artists and art studios to create artwork for book projects
•Manage contracts, project budgets, and billing
•Work with artists and studios to keep program on schedule
•Monitor artwork quality
•Route artwork for approval to in-house book team and authors
•Transmit final art to production on schedule
•Manage a part-time assistant coordinator

Required Skills / Knowledge:

•Must be organized and efficient.
•Very good negotiating and problem-solving skills
•Able to work in a Mac OS environment as well as Windows.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat.
•Working knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop CS5.5.
•Knowledge of best practices for creating art in Illustrator for print and digital media a plus.

Experience Needed:

•Minimum 5 years experience managing art or photo programs in a publishing company.

Educational Background Required:

•Bachelor’s degree


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