Pre-Media Associate

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 25, 2011
Closes
Sep 24, 2011
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Design, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Pre-Media Associate to provide creative technical services to all cover design and production teams and to support efforts relating to an electronic workflow. This is a great opportunity to be on the cutting edge of design technology.

Specifically, the Pre-Media Associate:
1.Assists manager with workflow planning, documentation, and standard operating procedures
2.Disseminates information on topics related to electronic workflow
3.Provides support and services related to cover and interior design including creating/maintaining Adobe InDesign templates, styles, and custom presets
4.Trains and assists all cover and interior design team members in best practices for using design and business applications and workflow procedures

Requirements:
Minimum 2 years prior experience in a pre-press environment; professional design experience a plus
Excellent understanding of offset lithography printing process, color management and color correction
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
Advanced level experience in Adobe InDesign CS5, Acrobat 9 Pro, Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5; experience with Quark XPress 7 and higher a plus
Basic understanding of Macintosh office applications (Word, Excel)
Ability to travel up to 5% via airplane, train and/or car required; some overnight and/or international travel may be required
Familiarity with digital delivery methods such as FTP
Understanding of digital asset management and networking a plus


Please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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