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Client: Egmont Date: 30/5/12
Vacancy: Art Editor Media: Gorkana
Development Art Editor
We’re looking for an experienced and highly adaptable Creative to partner the Development Editor on a newly-formed magazine team.
You’ll need to demonstrate an enthusiastic knowledge of the market, have a proven track record in creative magazine publishing, and be loaded with all the necessary skills and techniques of art editorship at this level.
Ideal candidates will be excellent at controlling all design aspects of concept creation and content delivery for both licensed and non-licensed magazines. Candidates must be well-versed in setting the design style and visual flavour of new products, and in overseeing the ongoing development and efficiencies of existing ones.
The role requires extensive experience as an Art Editor or above with manager/controller responsibilities, plus a significant track record showing many instances of product creation & shaping & development, brand building, project & people & process management, commissioning & outsourcing (including a top quality talent pool of suppliers and creative contacts), and high-level relationship building with licensors & rights owners.
You’ll also need to be armed with the hands-on talent to execute the complete magazine package from concept through to print. Advanced CS skills are essential.
If you would like to join the exciting world of children’s publishing at Egmont, please download an application cover sheet from our website www.egmont.co.uk and send with your CV to email@example.com or write to Recruitment, Egmont UK Limited, 239 Kensington High Street, London W8 6SA.
Please ensure you state clearly which position you are applying for.
Strictly No Agencies
Closing date: 18th June 2012
Egmont is the UK’s top specialist children’s publisher selling almost 40 million books and magazines each year for babies to teens. The company is home to some of the world’s best loved authors, illustrators and characters such as Michael Morpurgo, Andy Stanton, Michelle Magorian and Lemony Snicket plus Winnie-the-Pooh, Wallace & Gromit, Tintin, Mr Men, Barbie, Thomas & Friends and Ben 10. Egmont UK is part of the Egmont Group which was founded in 1878. It is Scandinavia’s leading media group and Europe’s largest children’s publisher telling stories through books, magazines, film, TV, music, games and mobile in 30 countries throughout the world. www.egmont.co.uk