Hancock Wildlife Publications, a part of Hancock House Publishers, is seeking to develop a long-term partnership with a freelance book designer. The appropriate candidate will likely receive many contracts in the future if proven to be reliable, capable, competent and an excellent communicator.
Hancock House Publishers is a well established publisher since 1975. It is one of the largest publishers of specialized content in wildlife, zoology, conservation and pacific northwest culture.
This initial contract will be used to develop a pool of candidates that are capable of showcasing their skill set in being fluent in using various software programs, particularly the Adobe Creative Suite, with emphasis on Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Microsoft Office.
Familiarity with QuarkExpress may also be useful.
HWP is seeking an individual who is capable of creating, producing and designing layouts of books in various sizes and formats. The vast majority of these will be done in Adobe InDesign.
An attached sample chapter from a previous publication is included in this application.
A background in academic sciences or academic/technical writing is preferred but not required.
Must be fluent in English and be able to catch grammatical errors and mistakes.