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Railways reference book layout

To lay out, in InDesign, a 300-page book on Railways.

The work will take up most of a 11-week period throughout April and June, representing a significant time investment (>200 hours) on the part of the freelancer.

Book will have a similar level of detail/content to "Britain's Scenic Railways" (see Amazon for samples: [url removed, login to view] )

The job:

- Flow in text and style according to pre-set style sheets

- Select photos from an image bank and arrange (with the text) coherently and attractively in the layout, paying close attention to document styles and positioning but ensuring variety between pages.

- Add mapping files to the layout, and any other elements requested by the Project Leader

- Send PDFs (in small batches) to the author for approval of layout, subsequently reorganising the pages if required.


- References/portfolio of previous work required

- First language must be English.

- Good internet connection essential.

- Experience of page design in InDesign essential.

- CS5 or above preferred (please state which version you have).

- An interest/knowledge of railways an advantage, but not essential.

- Must be comfortable and confident in communicating directly with the Author, and liaising with the Project Leader.

- Must be able to start by 8th April, and be available until 21st June.

A shortlist of candidates will be asked to create a sample spread based on materials supplied.

Skills: Adobe InDesign, Format & Layout

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About the Employer:
( 15 reviews ) Glasgow, United Kingdom

Project ID: #4367365

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Over 12 years experience with Graphic Design and DTP for books with previous work including Memories of the World, Mapping the Railways and Mapping the Tour. Please see PM for more info and link to website with work sa More

£1980 GBP in 25 days
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29 freelancers are bidding on average £1730 for this job


Hands-on expertise and Indesign CS5.5 and 6. Able to deliver both print and digital editions such as ipad, kindle etc. Very strong in print design. Please refer pmb for some of the work done in the past. Regards

£2000 GBP in 45 days
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Hi! Please see PMB for more details. Anda

£2100 GBP in 70 days
(15 Reviews)

Hi, I am a professional graphic designer from the UK, many years experience, I would be delighted to work with you on your project, message sent to you...

£1300 GBP in 60 days
(12 Reviews)

I'd be glad to work on your Railways book. Please check out my portfolio for samples and reviews. Thanks.

£1750 GBP in 90 days
(6 Reviews)

Hello, I am interested in your project. I have 15 years experience in graphic design and work professionally with InDesign. I work with closely communication. Please check PM for more details.

£1600 GBP in 60 days
(13 Reviews)

Benchmark of quality with high speed working. thanks

£1000 GBP in 30 days
(29 Reviews)

Greetings! I can design this for you. My work speaks for me... Please check PM. Looking forward to work with you. Cheers.

£1942 GBP in 100 days
(14 Reviews)

Let us start :)

£1800 GBP in 60 days
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More than 10 years of experience in the publishing industry and specializing in book design, page layouts and covers. Book Design Page Layouts Cover / Jacket Design E-Books Typesetting service includes formatt More

£1320 GBP in 12 days
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I'm a London- and Sydney-based InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop expert with 15 years' experience in the publishing industry (mostly in the UK). I've worked on layouts for books and magazines and can create your rail More

£2000 GBP in 77 days
(5 Reviews)

Hi, please check my private message to you for relevant details. Kind regards

£3000 GBP in 30 days
(1 Review)

Hello, I will design the layout of the book on Railways and it will look smashing! I am Brainbench Certified Master User in Adobe InDesign CS. Transcript ID#: 327612. Date: 2011-02-14. Scored higher than 97% of all More

£1650 GBP in 60 days
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Hello, please check PMB for details.

£1890 GBP in 60 days
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Guaranteed professionally creative and efficient with excellent quality design work. I understand your needs and will definitely provide satisfactory outputs for you. Kindly check my portfolio at PMB. Thank you.

£1650 GBP in 75 days
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Hello, I have read the project description and i am available to work with you from 8 th april to 11 june. I can work with you exclusively or with the project leader. please have a look of past example in pmb. More

£2000 GBP in 60 days
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English speaking, Australian based designer ready to start immediately. I have past experience laying out books and am an expert in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Professional. I am fast, effective and ef More

£1999 GBP in 75 days
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"I'm ready to Start". Please check your PM for further details & examples of my past work & experience. Regards

£1000 GBP in 50 days
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I can handle this job.

£2000 GBP in 50 days
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Hello, I would love to create a sample spread for you.

£1650 GBP in 60 days
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Hello! I am an experienced designer with a long history in print and layout design but with an all round skill set particularly suited to this project. I will be happy to take this project on as my main focus and ca More

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