Lead Production Graphic Artist
American Economic Association
|Date Posted||November 18, 2022|
|Industry||Magazines / Publishing|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
|Salary||$60,000 to $65,000|
The Lead Production Graphic Artist is responsible for leading the American Economic Association's prepress department in the production of its eight academic journals and its annual papers and proceedings volume. This position reports to the Director of Publication Services. Compensation includes an outstanding benefits package.
Applicants must include cover letter with resume.
Manage a staff of 6-7 prepress production/graphic artists.
Contribute to layout, formatting, and other tasks using the Adobe Creative Suite.
Maintain optimal workflow to ensure timely completion of all print and e-pub deadlines.
Evaluate processes to identify areas of improvement.
Provide quality control and feedback to prepress staff.
Coordinate with third-party offset printing companies for delivery of materials.
Become well versed in the AEA style guides and templating.
Qualifications and Skills
Minimum associate's degree
10+ years relevant on-the-job technical experience
Skilled with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator
Managerial experience a plus
The AEA Publications office is located on Pittsburgh's South Side. It is a professional, relaxed, and collaborative atmosphere.
The AEA does not discriminate against applicants for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, non-job-related disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
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