Phaidon Press publishes some of the world’s most respected photography books, working with renowned photographers including James Nachtwey, René Burri and Nan Goldin. A rare opportunity has arisen to work with leading artists, such as these, to produce books of outstanding quality and beauty. Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful candidate will work with the editors and photographers, and be responsible for co-ordinating and managing all stages of book and packaging production, from design concept to the finished book. The role requires: thorough knowledge of the latest repro and print technologies; minimum 5 years’ relevant experience of the reproduction of photography, ideally in book form; meticulous eye for detail and colour;ability to colour correct and press pass; confidence to liaise and work with creative leaders in photography and book design; imaginative yet commercial approach to realising innovative concepts; self-motivation and the ability to manage multiple projects within schedule and on budget; excellent communication, interpersonal, IT and numeric skills. Please send full CV and covering letter, including current salary details, to Frances Johnson, Operations Director, Phaidon Press Limited, 18 Regent’s Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, by 30th November 2004.
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