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Job Opportunities

Designer

We are currently looking for a keen, creative and diverse graphic designer with previous experience of book design as essential. The applicant should have a portfolio that demonstrates the ability to respond creatively and appropriately to a multitude of subjects and material. A balance of conceptual and technical skill is crucial, as well as being able to articulate ideas clearly to fellow employees and clients. The ability to work both independently as well as part of a team will also be necessary.

Please apply via email with a covering letter, CV and work samples attached in pdf format, and stating your salary expectations. Please send applications to office@blackdogonline.

Editor

We are seeking an experienced Editor to join the editorial team in working on a wide range of publications by Black Dog Publishing and its partner company Artifice books on architecture. Both publishing houses specialise in illustrated books on art, design and architecture that produce a fresh, eclectic take on contemporary culture.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Key responsibilities of the role include:
• Overseeing the development of numerous titles simultaneously, from early stages of research through to completion
• Managing submitted editorial material and organising the dispersion of this across the editorial team
• Copy-editing and proofreading publications
• Picture research, obtaining permissions, negotiating fees and clearing copyright
• Neat and accurate record keeping, online filing and schedule management
The successful applicant will also be required to report on their duties to the Director on a regular basis, and undertake other tasks as required to fulfill the needs of Black Dog Publishing and Artifice books on architecture.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualities and capabilities:
• Substantial experience in an editorial team within a publishing environment 
• Proven ability to copy-edit and proofread
• Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• An ability to prioritise multiple responsibilities and organise workflow across several members of a team
• A strong interest in and knowledge of art and architecture 
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Mac systems

The salary for this position is dependent on experience. The hours of work are 9.30 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday at our office in King’s Cross, London. 

 

Due to the high number of applicants, if you do not hear back after two weeks from the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful.