ARTPLUS Design & Communications the Art of Publishing

Services - what we can do

Production Management:

  • Direct communication with Production Editors, Development Editors, Designers, Formatters, Illustrators, Photo Researchers, Printer and Archivist
  • Art management for outsourced work
  • Budget management
  • Track Status for artwork, rough art, revisions and final--manage flow between PEs and illustrators
  • Track Status for assigned photography--manage flow between PEs and photographers
  • Track Status for purchased photography--manage flow and approvals between PEs andlayout/formatting
  • Track Status for manuscripts, photo and art logs for formatting, layout and art departments
  • Integrated project management with composition, design and art creation
  • Image retrieval, image quality evaluation
  • Sourcing reference and direction from DEs and PEs
  • Outsourced vendor quotations and approvals
  • Purchase order preparation
  • Print quotations
  • Production timelines with DEs and PEs
  • FTP site management for retrievals and posting
  • FTP content backup
  • Project schedules enforcing adherence to deadlines and budgets
  • Art and photo pick-up management from all sources
  • Printer PDFs
  • Budget reviews


Archiving:

  • Full-time archivist on staff
  • Secure, organized and accessible Off-line and Near-line archiving services
  • Digital organization of files using specified naming conventions
  • Updated database and file verification
  • Off-site storage for archive tapes, DVDs and CDs
  • Special Request fulfillment from archived content
  • Online access to view and request archived content
  • Full tape backup, DVD backup and server backup


Editorial:

  • Proofreading, copy editing


Photo Research:

  • Art and photo research
  • Art and photo permissions


Short-Run Print:

  • ArtPlus is able to provide our clients with short-run digital print, on demand.
  • Binding and hardcover options as well as standard finishing and bindery procedures
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