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Do you possess a keen eye for detail and a commitment to upholding standards of quality?

Are you a candidate who embodies the core values of honesty, humility, and courage? We are seeking someone who not only possesses the skills and experience for the role but also upholds these fundamental principles in their working day. Honesty is at the heart of our team’s ethos, where transparency and integrity guide every interaction. If you’re someone who values ethical conduct and believes in doing the right thing, even when it’s challenging, you’ll find a home with us.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Editor to join our Specialist Design Studio’s Editorial Department, where you’ll be working directly with our teams of in-house Writers and Graphic Designers to develop and meticulously check and edit our products as they are created and prepared for publication.

Your keen attention to detail and ability to provide feedback with integrity will ensure that we maintain the highest standards in all aspects of our operations. Pragmatic and proactive, we’ll look to you to copy edit, and proofread the text for our printed and digital products including Horus Heresy, Warhammer-The Old World, and Middle-earth™ brands, so ideally you will already have an extensive understanding of our products. We’ll look to you to check every single word in our rules manuals, packaging, and digital content meticulously to ensure that the high-quality standards of the Specialist Games and Middle-earth™ brands are met.

We’re looking for someone who thrives in an environment that values open communication and collaboration, as you’ll be working closely with the writing, editorial, graphic design and translation teams to input and coordinate amendments to text through various stages of its lifespan. We’ll look to you to give and receive constructive editorial feedback, both in-person and digitally via email and Google Docs. Previous editing experience or working within the wargames publishing industry is desirable.

The ideal candidate will consistently deliver high-quality work, meet deadlines, and uphold our values. You’ll be responsible for working with existing systems and establishing new ones to maintain the quality of the text for our products, including lexicons and text style guides for writers and other editors to use. Experience in using Macs, Google Suite, Adobe Reader, Adobe InCopy and Adobe InDesign are essential.

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Working at Games Workshop

At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is just as important as your skills and experience.

The Warhammer World site is based just outside of Nottingham city centre and benefits from a nearby tram stop and free onsite car parking.

In return for your hard work, you will receive 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays), matching contributory pension scheme up to 7.5%, profit share bonus (subject to GW meeting profit targets) and option to join our Share Save scheme.  Oh and let’s not forget, a staff discount of between 25% and 50% on our products!

Other Essential Information

Location: This role is based full time onsite at our UK headquarters in Nottingham.

Closing date: The closing date for applications is midnight, UK time, on Sunday 30th June 2024.

How to Apply

To apply, please send us a letter or a video telling us why you want this job.  This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

Please include an up-to-date CV to support your application.  When you’re ready, please click apply, below.

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