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Celebrating 25 years of design [Interview with Production Manager John]

In the latest of our special 25-year anniversary blog posts, we interview John, our Production Manager. John joined emc back in 1998 as Mike’s first full-time employee and is still with us today. 1.  When you first joined emc, InDesign didn’t exist! In this … Continue reading

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Meet Katie: our newest designer

Meet Katie our newest designer, who joined us back in October after graduating from Uni.  How are you finding emc so far? I’m really enjoying ‘job life’ and just being in a routine again. I feel like I fit in … Continue reading

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Celebrating 25 years of design [Interview with our MD Mike]

In December 1990 Mike, our MD, left a relatively well-paid job running the marketing services department of a materials testing company to set up emc design. Mike had worked in publishing before this, first starting at Longman Publishers, Harlow in 1975. … Continue reading

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Where does a design agency fit into publishing? We explore this as part of the PA’s #workinpublishing week

This week we’re getting involved with the Publishers Association’s campaign #workinpublishing week. The PA are running a host of events to help highlight the variety of jobs within the publishing sector and are asking people who work within the industry … Continue reading

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News Flash: New position available for Graduate Junior Designer

We are now looking for junior designers to join our team again! With lots of new and exciting projects, we’re looking for more hard-working, skilled and enthusiastic people to come and join our growing team. If you are a recent graduate with a … Continue reading

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The benefits of in-house Creative Content – why picture researchers need designers

In our previous posts about using stock images in ELT materials, we discussed how to make the most of picture research, giving away some of our (not-so-secret) secrets. Here at emc, we’re lucky to have a dedicated, in-house Creative Content … Continue reading

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Using stock images in ELT materials design – making the most of your picture research

Last week we discussed stock images in ELT materials design, including the benefits and limitations of their use. We briefly touched on what picture researchers need to do to find the right images, and in this post we’ll dig a … Continue reading

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