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Typesetter Test

Postby WolverineFung » Wed May 17, 2017 3:43 pm

Name: WolverineFung
Availability: Not fixed (Time zone: +9:30 GMT)
What Manga You're Interested In: DCD, Ouroboros, Nanba MG5, Death March
Software: Photoshop CC
Experience: No experience
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Link for test:
https://mega.nz/#!f4JmVY7K!dESix0yMGnvl ... 2GIXIVUxBY

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Re: Typesetter Test

Postby Wraith » Thu May 18, 2017 3:13 pm

Sorry for the tine it took to assess your test, yesterday has been a terribly busy day for me.

Our Head Typesetter reviewed your test and unfortunately, you don't pass.

You need to improve shaping of your blocks of text.

If you typeset SFX as notes, they ought to be outside panels. Felt font shouldn't be used for main text.

One-pixel strokes are too narrow to make much of a difference. If you're using stroke, the width should take into account font size and the original.

But he says page 5 was pretty good.

Feel free to try again, but just mind what we're recruiting typesetters for. DCD and Ouroboros aren't open for recruiting, and we don't do Death March (that's Eraser-kun Scans). The projects we need typesetters for are Shounen Y and Nanba MG5.

Good luck!

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