Digital Books Producer

New York
Jul 29, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
Ms. Julie Smith
Full Time
Rodales Book division seeks a Digital Books Producer to support e-book publishing efforts across all of our brands by conceptualizing, planning, coding, and launching e-book originals, custom conversions of highly designed print books, and enhanced e-books with embedded video and audio.

Responsibilities include:
Produce EPUB and Mobi conversions of illustrated print books by re-conceiving complex layouts and content so they work effectively within the limitations of e-reader devices
Work directly with editors in the book division and at Rodale magazines to develop and produce an innovative list of e-originals
Perform quality assurance checks on completed e-book files by testing them across devices and reader apps
Monitor publishing schedules for timely conversions of print books to e-books
Handle submissions of e-book files and metadata to our retail partners

Ideal candidate will possess:
2-3 years hands-on experience coding XHTML and CSS
Solid understanding of standards-based, tables-free, semantic markup and coding practices
Excellent project-management and organizational skills
A flexible and creative approach to managing content and delivering it to meet the constantly changing requirements of new platforms and emerging markets
Ability to juggle multiple ongoing projects on varying timelines

Additional helpful skills:
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications, especially InDesign, Fireworks, and Dreamweaver
Prior book industry experience
Experience in content and editorial development a plus

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