Art Production Manager, Family Circle Magazine

New York
Jul 31, 2014
Aug 30, 2014
Full Time
The Art Production Manager works in InDesign to prep layouts and create attachments for the editors to edit in InCopy, tracks the progress of layouts through the editorial process, adjusts layouts, places hi-res images, paginates the issue and creates fractional pages once book makeup is completed. The Art Production Manager works closely with the Imaging Center to follow up on color corrections and ships page PDFs during a close. The Art Production Manager archives published issues, sends all final InDesign files to be archived by the Meredith Content Center, maintains a log of composed pages and provides pdfs of pages to Meredith's PR department.

Essential Job Functions

25% - Preps layouts in InDesign
25% - Reconfigures layouts with fractional ads
25% - Swaps out lo-res with hi-res images
25% - Keeps an up-to-date Filemaker log for shipped and approved final pages

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Bachelor's degree

3 years magazine art-production experience
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency with InDesign, Filemaker.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Good interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InCopy is a plus.