Senior Digital Production Associate

Location
New York
Posted
May 10, 2013
Closes
Jun 09, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Penguin Group (USA)'s Digital Assets team is seeking a Senior Digital Production Associate to perform the conversion of titles into electronic formats and manage the maintenance of those products in a very high paced, high volume, and rapidly changing environment.

Specific responsibilities include:
1.Converting eBooks from various sources.
2.Multimedia eBook creation.
3.Providing training and documentation for the conversion process.
4.Periodically demonstrating eBook functionality.

This position will also perform quality checks against other Production Associates' conversion, correct eBook quality issues, and coordinate with outside vendors for eBook conversion on an as needed basis.

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:
•Minimum of 3 years experience in eBook production and/or interior book design
•Advanced proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word
•Advanced knowledge of book interior layout and design
•Advanced knowledge of HTML, XHTML, and CSS
•Advanced knowledge of EPUB 2.1 and 3.0
•Knowledge of eBook reading systems including Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Google, and Kobo
•Familiarity with the specifications for HTML5 and CSS3
•Excellent attention to detail
•Proven ability to work independently in a high paced, high volume, rapidly evolving environment
•Strong organizational skills
•Strong communication skills
•Proficiency with Mac and PC platforms

Preferred qualifications:
•Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access
•Proficiency is using an XML editor
•Adobe Certified Expert Certification


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

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