Archive Specialist - Content Management Group

New York
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 18, 2013
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Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The Archive Specialist supports the Content Management Group's efforts to collect, manage and distribute all of the files that make up Random House?s physical and digital products. The candidate will prepare book content for ingestion into our content management system and will prepare PDFs for conversion for digital uses. They will ensure that our digital assets meet established standards, and work to streamline and automate existing workflow processes.

The candidate will also be asked to assist in the gathering of new requirements and testing of new software as our systems evolve. They may be involved with documenting and training our workflows. This position will interface with division contacts and service providers to resolve quality issues.

Responsibilities include performing quality assurance on files to be archived, monitoring of schedules and reporting to make sure that content is received in a timely fashion and updated as needed, and liaison with the Reprints dept. to update corrected files.

Our requirements
The ideal candidate is a self-directed, self-organized, independent worker, strong computer capabilities, detail oriented with excellent follow through skills. Experience with at least two of the following design applications required: Quark, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator, InDesign . You must be comfortable working on Macs and PCs. Familiarity with data management standards and, tools, and technologies (e.g., XML, SQL, DocBook, XSLT) is an asset. Familiarity with the book production process is an asset.

You must have demonstrated ability to work in a deadline driven environment with shifting priorities and heavy volume. Strong verbal and written communication skills, a must. Four year degree or equivalent experience required. Prior related experience, a plus.

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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