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Graphics Specialist

The University of Chicago Press

Chicago, IL ~ March 26, 2018

The Graphics Specialist coordinates and performs design-related tasks for approximately 100 new titles and reprints per year. This includes interior and jacket design of books in all disciplines, and the coordination of projects with freelance designers.

Responsibilities: Prepare type specifications for new text material to be added to in-house reprints and out-of-house paperbacks. Adapt jacket keylines into cover keylines for in-house reprints; create electronic keylines in Adobe InDesign. Coordinate freelance book and cover designs (serve as liason between Press and the freelance designers hired by Design + Production Director). Cover design, title page design, and opportunity to design new, straightforward manuscripts. Train and become adept at electronic page make-up/typesetting using Adobe InDesign. ssist with departmental tasks at discretion of Design + Production Director Bachelor's degree required.

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