Dear all, 
Annual Reviews is seeking to add another full-time Illustration Editor to our team of 7 staff illustrators. It's a great place to work! See posting below.
Happy holidays, 

Eliza Jewett-Hall
Senior Illustration Editor
Annual Reviews
A NonProfit Publisher
Palo Alto, CA


Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping scientists

the world over cope with the ever-increasing volume of scientific research

and data. Our mission is to provide the scientific community with a useful

and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum

of scientific disciplines. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly

cited in the scientific literature, and are available in print and online materials

to individuals, institutions and consortia throughout the world.

We are currently seeking a FT Illustration Editor in our Palo Alto office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Determining the suitability of submitted images and the best means of improving

or readying images for use in print and online.

  • Creating, revising, enhancing, and finalizing images for use in print and online.

This may include rendering from sketches.

  • Establishing good relations with authors, editors, production editors, and vendors

using tact and flexibility. 

  • Ensuring consistent presentation of published graphics by performing quality

checks throughout the production cycle.

This position offers a broad exposure to book and Web publishing and is an

opportunity to acquire hands-on editorial and production experience. 

Qualified candidates must have:

  • B.A. Graphic Arts or equivalent experience. Must present a strong portfolio of 
    vector artwork with a concentration in scientific illustration and information graphics.  
  • 35 years experience in managing a variety of graphics production activities.
  • Successful demonstration of technical expertise is essential.
Demonstrated proficiency of graphics software on a Mac platform, including 
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat, as well as Windows and MS Office. 
Must be able to create and edit vector graphics; convert a variety of incoming 
file formats; use layers, channels, and masks; and scan, manipulate, and edit 
images. Strong typographic skills (manual kerning, leading, formatting sub- 
and superscripts, for example) are very important. Intermediate MS Word capability 
is also essential. 
  • Effective and tactful communicator. 
  • A background or interest in science is preferred, and experience in publishing 
    or an academic environment is a plus.

If you possess the above requirements, please submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio (PDF or link) by applying online

Annual Reviews is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 


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