Move To San Diego, Become A Comic Book Editor, Live The Dream

I understand at least one DC editor may have been let go (trying to get a little name confirmation first) but this may well be up her street.

Editor, IDW Publishing

IDW Publishing is seeking an experienced Editor to support the Chief Creative Officer. This is a full-time position located in our San Diego, CA offices.

Essential job responsibilities include:

Manage 8-10 comic-book titles per month. This includes management of all aspects of your titles’ development, including but not limited to:

  • Developing story ideas and proposals with writers, hire creative team and work with team to ensure deadlines are consistently met
  • Ensuring licensor or creator approval at all stages, including proposal,
  • script, cover art, solicitation copy, b&w art, color art, and final lettered PDFs
  • Manage all other tasks associated with producing titles that meet the approval of creators and licensors and preparing titles for printing
  • Attend daily production meetings and update the Chief Creative Officer on status of all your projects
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with licensors, creators, retailers, and press
  • Brainstorm with the Editorial group on new directions or creators for existing licensed books, new creator-owned titles, and potential new licenses to pursue
  • Assist marketing dept. with development of press releases and marketing materials
  • Maintain relationship with Diamond Distribution
  • Prepare monthly comic-book solicitations and cover images for your titles
  • Prepare quarterly book solicitations for your titles
  • Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience
  • Employment eligibility to work with IDW Publishing in our San Diego offices. No telecommuting option is available for this position.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of and interest in the comic-book industry
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, able to both line-edit and copy-edit

Maintain strict monthly schedules on comic-book titles, including anticipating
challenges and find timely, relevant solutions

If interested, qualified candidates should send resumes and cover leters to
Jobs@idwpublishing.com. We will begin contacting qualified applicants in early- to mid-
February.

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