Layout Designer

Macmillan Publishers
Cairo, Egypt

Ref: MP942-04
Macmillan Publishers

The Role


The Role


Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd, dedicated to serving the academic, professional scientific and medical communities.

Nature Arabic Edition has a vacancy for a Layout Designer.

This position involves working as part of a small editorial team on a new and exciting Arabic publication. The Layout Designer will take a leading role in template development and implementation, as well as assist with Arabizing communication materials and similar. The Layout Designer will also be fully responsible for producing a monthly, print-ready Arabic publication to very high standards.

Requirements


Requirements


To meet these challenging tasks, the ideal candidate will have extensive experience in a similar capacity in the publishing industry. The candidate will be highly proficient in the use of the Adobe Creative Suite, and especially Adobe Indesign, Adobe Incopy, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Familiarity with a Windows platform is also desirable. The ideal candidate will also have strong Arabic literary and verbal communication skills, excellent attention to detail, well-developed time-management skills and good interpersonal skills.

About the Company


About the Company


With over 7000 staff operating in more than 80 countries, Macmillan Publishers Ltd is one of the largest and best known international publishing groups in the world. It is characterized by high-quality academic and scholarly, educational, fiction and non-fiction publishing in many forms; from STM and social science journals to serious non-fiction and literary fiction; from educational course materials and dictionaries to college textbooks, academic monographs and reference with supporting online resource sites.

As a privately-owned company, one of Macmillan's strengths is its ability to focus on organic development and investment for the long term. Macmillan prides itself on a willingness to innovate as well as on employing visionary people with the creative and business sense to develop and implement new ideas. This focus has successfully led to the expansion of the group into new business areas and an ability to innovate, especially in the digital space.
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