Production Controller

Location:
Central London
Salary:
Available on request
Date Posted:
20 Apr 2017
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
5984
Job Description

Our client, a leading publisher of illustrated non-fiction, is looking for a Production Controller. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a background in visual arts publishing to join a global team based in Central London.

Key duties:

  • Take responsibility for complete production process of a range of front-list titles from concept to delivery
  • Work closely with editorial department, external designers and overseas suppliers
  • Create and review production schedules in conjunction with the book-making team and Senior Production Manager
  • Schedule sourcing, testing and purchase of all book-making materials
  • Interpret book specifications and create a full Quotation Request specification ready for quotation and testing
  • Control all aspects of pre-press/repro
  • Manage and record pre-press and print spending, ensuring budgets are kept to
Experience / skills required:
  • Proven book production experience in 4 colour highly illustrated books
  • Excellent knowledge of printing, binding and non-standard book techniques
  • Experience of press passing and liaising with suppliers oversees is required
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and MS Office
  • Problem solving attitude with an ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

 

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to lucyslater@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:            Lucy Slater

Tel:                   020 7034 7821

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.

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