Senior Premedia Specialist (1572)

New York
Sep 21, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Mr. Hearst Recruiter
Full Time

  • Oversee editorial production of multiple national monthly print titles and all associated digital editions across various newsstands, including checking native InDesign files and final PDF’s for proper print compliance.

  • Support and troubleshoot technical and design-related Indesign/Incopy issues.

  • Work closely with magazine staff to ensure that workflow is progressing and deadlines will be met on time.

  • Create eReader PDF of complete issue each month for various digital newsstands, and assist with export, QA, and troubleshooting of enhanced tablet editions across multiple platforms.

  • Oversee quality assurance of files, and approve final page PDF’s through to printer.

  • Create Indesign and Incopy templates for the magazines.

  • Assist magazines in creating and vetting specialized templates for gatefolds and other special projects.

  • Interface with printers to ensure all schedules are met.

  • Check all final cover versions and traffic files and proofs through to printer.

  • Archive issue after shipping and ensure that appropriate files reach content management system, International, and any other necessary archive locations.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Highly organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task several projects at once.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work directly with multiple art staffs, edit staffs and printers during busy closing periods

  • Expert in Indesign, Incopy, Photoshop, Woodwing, and Acrobat; experience in Adobe or Woodwing digital publishing tools

Experience Required:

  • BA or BS

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in editorial production at a magazine

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