Editor - Official World of Warcraft Magazine (South San Francisco, CA) Do you know the difference between a Night Elf and a Blood Elf? Do you know your favorite class role and spell rotations? And, more importantly, can you show us superlative examples of your publishing experience in the games/entertainment markets?
If so, this is your opportunity to turn your favorite passion into a full-time job! Future US is looking for an Editor for its newest launch, the Official World of Warcraft magazine. This is a quarterly magazine that covers all aspects of the Worlds biggest MMO from its content to the players themselves.
As part of Futures World of Warcraft Magazine team, the Editor is flexible, proactive and is able to act autonomously to effectively deliver on the responsibilities outlined below. This job is a full- time position at Futures offices in South San Francisco.
Responsibilities 1. Quality control. The Editor ensures all work produced is of the highest quality and meets the magazines standards. 2. Development: Work with other editorial team members and the Editorial Director to ensure cutting edge quality and client satisfaction.
Working Practices 1. Create copy that delivers on and regularly exceeds customer as well as client satisfaction, and is delivered before deadline. 2 Work with the Art Director/Designers to help them understand your copy and what it is doing so that they can create a page that helps bring your vision to full potential. Help specify photography or screenshots that will ensure a high-quality visual experience is created. 3. When temporary or freelance staff is required, ensure that they are briefed and directed efficiently and cost-effectively. 4. Ensure correct use of in-house systems.
Communication & Development 1. Keep your manager informed of actions and events. Contribute relevant points to regular reports on the successes and opportunities and make recommendations to help improve or streamline general operations. 2. Attend regular documented Editorial meetings for your team, and participate in discussions to address senior management directives, editorial issues and initiatives as well as conduct analysis of competitive and parallel markets to ensure Future Plus products are always on the cutting edge. 3. Encourage and realise market and editorial awareness. 4. Develop freelance writer and general contacts of worth and always be on the lookout for new and upcoming talent. 5. Be editorial-conscious and aware of competitors magazines, realise appropriate content for the market and dissuade from self-indulgent/ referential editorial style. Look to other areas of copy or content relevant to their markets for influence and inspiration.