Reporting to the Director of Publications, your primary role will be to redraw and illustrate basic and conceptual figures to a standard style for the Society’s journals and books, proactively liaising with copyeditors and authors to ensure quality and accuracy. You will also be involved in maintaining the publications’ websites using a CMS and basic HTML, and ensuring online adverts are hosted to clients’ requirements. Other duties will include ensuring the quality of figures redrawn by an external supplier; designing publication covers and layout templates; designing static adverts for online and print usage; manipulating files to output for online or print use; and ad hoc layout/typesetting of publications in InDesign.
The position is permanent and part-time (80%), based in the office in Sheffield. Due to the pandemic, home working is currently in operation, and when the office reopens a mix of home/office working is envisioned.
Moderate to advanced Adobe CS (particularly Illustrator and Photoshop)
Moderate to advanced Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Understanding of principles of HTML/XML
Understanding of output requirements for online and print
Eye for detail
Ability to use initiative
Good team worker
Good level of English grammar and spelling
Awareness and experience of Drupal-based CMS
Awareness and experience of using Google Analytics
Awareness and experience of using Google Ad Manager for Publishers
Understanding of BSI proof markup
Basic understanding of copyright and reuse rules as they apply to images
Knowledge of Affinity Designer and/or Affinity Photo