Thames Hudson spring 2017
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Spring 2017 Catalogue

Childrens catalogue 2017
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Current Vacancies


Senior Designer

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please send a covering letter, CV, details of your current salary and recent examples of your published work and any UNpublished personal work that you are especially satisfied with to: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.



Pre-press Controller

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




Publicity Executive

Thames & Hudson, the leading global publisher of illustrated books on the visual arts, history and popular culture, has an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic Publicity department.

The experienced Publicity Executive will have relevant experience, and will work primarily on our exciting range of Visual Arts, Popular Culture and History titles. The ideal candidate will have experience of book publicity, preferably with a track record of working on serious non-fiction titles. They will have experience in working with social media, including facebook, twitter and Instagram.

This is an exciting and varied role with responsibility for:
• Increasing media coverage for the Thames & Hudson list
• developing, implementing and managing creative and innovative publicity campaigns across print, broadcast and online media
• Planning and organising book tours and author events
• Circulating reviews, plans and materials to the sales force
• Contributing to Thames & Hudson’s social media content with publicity updates

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




Work experience in Thames & Hudson’s Picture Research Department

We have a temporary work experience placement to assist our Picture Research department over the coming months.

Office hours are 9.15am - 5.30pm and while full time help would be preferred, alternative work patterns will be considered.

An interest in Picture Research and an understanding of either Art History or Ancient History would be an advantage, but most important is a keen eye for detail and a willingness to perform a variety of routine tasks thoroughly. The work will include filing photos, entering and checking data in Excel spreadsheets and organizing photos and high res files.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to
Amy Carsen: recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk