Freelance production artist

  • Job Description:
    Freelance production artist needed two weeks out of the month to work on the flagship publication and two additional newsstand only specials. Must be fluent in K4 and CS5.Will work closely with the Creative and Art Director, managing editor, both photo editors, pre-press, photo retouchers and the staff editors. Responsibilities include: color correcting all 4-C art on our softproofing station, relaying the corrections to our photo retouching department, preparing all of the final pages for uploads, putting all of the pages into rounds, keeping track of all of the edit and art changes from round to round, placing all of the high res files int o the layouts, making sure the workflow between art and edit meet the daily and weekly deadlines, maintaining all of the style sheets, attaching all the elements after the layouts are approved, preparing the Cover template with the correct UPC codes, and approving all of the finished files in Insite with the Creative and Art Director.
  • Position: Other
  • Area of Focus: Production
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Freelance
  • About Our Company: Discover Magazine is published ten times a year with two of the issue being doubles. In addition there are also two newsstand only special issues published in the spring and in the fall.
  • Benefits: this is a on-site hourly freelance postion
  • Company: Discover Magazine, Kalmbach Publishing
  • Contact Address: Discover Magazine c/o Creative Director Michael Di Ioia 275 7th Ave 21rst Floor New York City 10001
  • Contact Email:mdiioia@discovermagazine.com
  • Contact Name: Michael Di Ioia
  • How to Apply: email resume to: mdiioia@discovermagazine.com no phone calls please
  • Job Requirements: 5 plus years of monthly or weekly magazine production experience. Must be fluent with the newest version of K-4 and CS5. Must be able to multi-task and work with art, edit and pre-press departments. The candidate would need to be available for a few days of training in the first week of April and ready to start working on the July-August double issue on Monday May 1, thru Friday May 11th 2012.
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