Thames Hudson spring 2017
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Spring 2017 Catalogue

Childrens catalogue 2017
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Current Vacancies


Editor, Museum Publishing Programme

Thames & Hudson is the leading global publisher of illustrated books on creativity and visual culture. Our list includes titles that are published in association with museums and other institutions worldwide, including the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. We are seeking an experienced editor to work on this list, reporting to the Editorial Manager of our Museum and Institutional Publishing Division.

This is a varied and creative role requiring relevant editorial experience at a similar level, including project management. You will have an excellent degree in art history or a demonstrable personal interest in art, design and history; experience of working on museum-related titles; and be confident, enthusiastic, highly organized and an effective communicator. You will be required to copy-edit to a high standard; manage several large and complex illustrated books through every stage of the production process efficiently and to budget; work collaboratively with authors, curators and colleagues; and undertake a range of important administrative tasks on behalf of the Museum and Institutional Publishing Division. You will have a thorough knowledge of InDesign and experience of working with freelance staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a wide variety of stimulating projects in close collaboration with authors, curators, designers, picture researchers and others in a highly creative environment in central London.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to the Recruitment team:
recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 5 June 2017


UK Sales Coordinator

We are seeking a motivated and sales-oriented coordinator who will play a vital role in our UK sales team, as well as contributing to the smooth running of this very busy department.

As a key contact within the UK sales department, you will be required to:
* Provide excellent service and support to our in-house and field sales force.
* Manage the ongoing provision of sales materials, new title information and sales reports to our UK sales team
* Attend gift fairs
* Create specialty catalogues and bespoke sales pieces using In-design.
* Work as part of our eBooks team to manage title data as well as liaise with key eBook retailers.
* Assist the Head of UK Sales with day-to-day department duties and other administrative tasks.

The successful candidate for this role will be energetic and enthusiastic with good IT skills, an eye for detail and the ability to multitask. Experience in a sales environment, ideally in publishing or bookselling is desirable. A keen interest in the cultural world within which Thames & Hudson operates would also be an asset.

This is an exciting chance to work on a wide variety of projects in a highly creative environment close to Covent Garden.
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to:
recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk




Senior Book and Cover Designe

Looking for an Exceptional Senior Designer

Thames & Hudson, the leading global publisher of illustrated books on the visual arts, history and popular culture, has a rare opening for a talented designer with a proven track record in editorial design or publishing to join our in-house design team at senior level.

We’re looking for portfolios that show an intelligent and inspired use of a rich visual language, precise and expressive typography, an ace picture editor’s eye, a love of colour and materials, and the ability to fuse all these elements together to create desirable, distinctive and user-friendly book designs.

You will be responsible for designing your own titles - high-profile illustrated non-fiction books for a visually literate, design aware global audience. You will also support the Design Director in providing guidance, feedback and quality control of designs executed by freelancers, co-publishers and more junior members of the 12 strong in-house design team.

This position requires close collaboration with international authors, artists and photographers, curators and historians at the top of their fields; as well as expert in-house editors, picture researchers and production controllers all of whom are passionate about crafting books that make a lasting impression and who are passionate about the visual arts and humanities in general.

If you have the experience, skill and ambition to not only take the lead in creating stand-out individual books but also playing a significant part in setting the visual direction of Thames & Hudson's future publishing please send a covering letter, CV, details of your current salary and recent examples of your published work and any UNpublished personal work that you are especially satisfied with to:

Alice Craddock, HR Officer recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk

Please note our email system cannot accept large attachments, so if you wish to send a digital portfolio as low resolution PDFs, please email beforehand to make arrangements.



Design Resources and Pre-Press Manager

Thames & Hudson, the leading global publisher of illustrated books on the visual arts, history and popular culture, seeks a self-motivated Pre-press Controller to join our busy Design department.

We're looking for an enthusiastic individual, with superb hand on knowledge of Adobe creative suite, including software applications such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and at least 6 years’ experience of the publishing industry and the departments within it.

This is an in-house design position, reporting to the Design Resources and Pre-Press Manager. The role involves complete responsibility for managing the art-working and archiving of T&H books and printed products for the Museum, Childrens, College, Revised Editions and Gift publishing programmes. You will liaise with the Production, Editorial, Foreign Rights, Sales and Marketing departments regarding successful delivery of materials on such programmes, as well as working with freelance and in-house designers to ensure layout files reach production and Foreign Rights in good order and on time. You will be responsible for maintaining and updating the digital T&H archives and carrying out a range of admin and art-working tasks as required.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to:
Alice Craddock, HR Officer recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk



Studio Manager

Thames & Hudson, the leading global publisher of illustrated books on the visual arts, history and popular culture, seeks a studio Manager to join our busy Design department. We're looking for an enthusiastic individual, with strong negotiating skills and at least 5 years’ experience in a similarly demanding role.

The Studio Manager reports to the Design Director, liaising with Editorial, Picture Research, Production and other colleagues within the Design department to ensure the successful delivery of
the Programme on schedule, to budget and to the expected high quality level. Their overall responsibility will be to track and manage the flow of work through the design department from the initial brief and design concepts, delivery of layouts to production and subsequent proofing stages through to the finished copies.

With an understanding of print production processes and the ability to quickly assimilate large amounts of information, this highly organized individual will also provide administrative support to the Design Director and other members of the in-house Design team.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to:
Alice Craddock, HR Officer recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk