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Publication Production Designer:
Longwoods Publishing
Toronto, ON
July 25 2018
Longwoods Publishing, publishes academic and scientific research, commentary and information related to health sciences, healthcare and more. We require an energetic, full-time publication production designer with a strong interest in technology; who thoroughly understands all components of beautiful design in every medium possible – from magazines and books to websites, social media graphics, photographic wall installations, and signage.

The Production Designer’s responsibilities are:
• Design, layout and assembly of 5 journals including preparing files for web production, digital editions and print
• Produce Longwoods’ communications, marketing materials, and projects including newsletters, event materials, brochures, posters, presentations, signage, website graphics, infographics and other projects.
• Manage relationships and coordinate outside contractors to post editorial content, including images, copy and media files, for web and digital formats, as well as print.
• Create, implement and maintain graphics, banner ads, logos and design for website
• Work closely with publishers and editors to develop ideas

Qualifications:
• 4+ years direct experience in design and production of scholarly publications and related websites
• Advanced level skills in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Flash, Word, PowerPoint.
• Conversant in HTML, XHTML, Dreamweaver, Flash, XML, AJAX, FTP and PHP
• Knowledge of content management systems, email distribution systems, printing requirements, procedures and workflow
• Understanding of and experience in corporate branding, layout, colour theory and typography in both print and digital media.
• Highly motivated and well organized, with the ability to work under pressure, prioritize work, manage deadlines and work well with minimal supervision.
• Must be detail orientated, and have experience working with proofing and preparing files for print and online
• Excellent communication, project management and problem solving skills

Downtown Toronto location. Competitive compensation and benefits plan. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume, cover letter and website link with current portfolio work to:

Rebecca Hart
Associate Publisher
Longwoods Publishing
Email: rhart@longwoods.com
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