Careers

Careers 2018-05-31T16:18:58+00:00

Current Openings:

Paid Freelance Positions for:

JUNIOR TYPESETTER

Job Description:

  • This job will require the candidate to typeset the interior pages of non-fiction books and novels which will include the following steps:
    • receive and review book layout in InDesign  format (5 pages outlining design structure) and flag any questions
    • typeset the complete manuscript based on approved design, using styles in the design provided, updating as required and creating new styles when needed
    • provide polished pdf’s for review and proofreading
    • update working file with up to 2 rounds of design edits and 2 rounds of proofreading edits
    • edits will be provided as a marked-up PDF
    • provide final packaged working files and press-ready pdf’s

Some training will be provided, however applicants must be proficient in:

  • Adobe InDesign
  • comprehensive use of paragraph and character styles
  • preflight review of print ready files
  • press file creation for print ready files
  • file organization and file packaging
  • typography rules and the nitty gritty of line by line typesetting (avoiding orphans and over hyphenation etc.)
  • have a good sense of design
  • understand the fundamentals of readability and legibility

The ideal candidate is:

  • VERY detail oriented
  • organized
  • a problem solver
  • likely called a perfectionist by their friends
  • deadline and goal oriented
  • excellent at communicating effectively over email
  • open to flagging concerns early before they become bigger issues

The fine print:

  • Role is remote and can be conducted anywhere in the world
  • Paid in CAD on a per-project basis
  • Must have access to Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 , specifically InDesign

To apply please email TSPA’s senior designer, Jaz, at info@fleckcreativestudio.com your resume and portfolio samples. No cover letter required – but be sure to mention any book publishing experience you have and why this job is a great fit for you.

Selected applicants will need to successfully complete a small typesetting test before acceptance.

Application closes June 22nd.

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Illustrator

The ideal candidate is:

  • willing to work with the client to interpret and achieve their “dream” illustrations
  • VERY detail oriented
  • organized
  • a problem solver
  • likely called a perfectionist by their friends
  • deadline and goal oriented
  • excellent at communicating effectively over email
  • ability to flag concerns early before they become bigger issues

The fine print:

  • Role is remote and can be conducted anywhere in the world
  • Paid in CAD on a per-project basis
  • Must have access to Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 , specifically InDesign

To apply please email TSPA’s Senior Designer, Jaz, at info@fleckcreativestudio.com your resume and portfolio samples. No cover letter required – but be sure to mention any book publishing experience you have and why this job is a great fit for you.

Selected applicants will need to successfully complete a small typesetting test before acceptance.

Application closes June 22nd.