DK Travel and Rough Guides are currently seeking a Senior Cartographic Editor to cover a maternity leave in their London based office. You would be working as part of a team in the Cartography department of a successful Travel Guide department, reporting to the Creative Operations Manager.
Key responsibilities include: • Drawing and editing maps to a high level of detail and accuracy. • Overseeing the work of the Delhi team of cartographers. • Liaising with the editorial, design and production staff. • Monitoring the progress of jobs in terms of production schedules and working to deadlines.
Essential criteria: • Excellent knowledge and skills in Adobe Illustrator CS6. • Good attention to detail, able to provide accurate, efficient and honest quality checking for own work and others. • Good knowledge and skills in Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Office and/or Google Docs. • Genuine enthusiasm for mapping. • Degree in Cartography and/or Geography, a strong advantage. • Preferable experience working as part of a Cartographic team or at other Travel Guide companies.
Please apply with a CV and covering letter by Monday 21st April 2014