Freelance graphic designer wanted for Maplines production

Updated: Feb 3

BCS are inviting quotes from graphic designers for the production side of our membership magazine, Maplines. Application deadlines

Deadline for applications: Thursday 31 March 2022 Decision made by: Monday 2 May 2022

Job description:

To assist the Maplines team by creating artwork three times a year, to go out to the British Cartographic Society membership, published in April, August and December. To coordinate with the Senior Editor, Chair of Publications and Administrator to finalise content. To make press-ready and deliver print-ready PDF to the allocated printer, on time and on budget. Estimated hours: 40 Artwork in InDesign provided Brand identity and fonts provided Text and images provided for each edition Data stored on Google Drive hosted by BCS Brief outline of the current process: Create artwork for one edition of BCS Maplines, normally 32 pages but may increase to a maximum of 48 pages in the future. Currently using Adobe InDesign, ready for reproduction, text and images, for BCS print supplier. Including: - Initial layout design work in InDesign (preferable as the page layout is in this format) - Photographic work in Photoshop - Illustration/brand work in Illustrator - Automated final approval and sign-off through Adobe Sign

- Format – 210 x 297 mm Final deliverables for each edition: a) Web version, ready to go on the website b) High-resolution version, ready to go to the local printer c) Social media versions, ready to send out on social media platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn


How to apply

Email your quote to Liz Bourne, admin@cartography.org.uk by 31 March 2022.


If you have any questions about the role, contact Jim Goldsmith, jim.goldsmith@cartography.org.uk

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