Associate Manager, Print and Digital Applications

Location
NEW YORK
Posted
May 13, 2013
Closes
Jun 12, 2013
Category
Publishing
Role
Other
Duration
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The Operations division of Random House, Inc. seeks an Associate Manager, Print and Digital Application Services to join their team. Ideal candidate will provide guidance and expertise to the art and production departments in all aspects of the creation of rip-ready PDF files. Additional responsibilities will include:

?Identify training needs, develop training materials and conduct training classes for art and production staff.
?Conduct training classes in graphic arts applications as needed.
?Help develop and maintain training material and guidelines in support of the creation of press-ready PDF files.
?Advise art departments on best method of making color adjustments and designing changes in Photoshop and other applications to match the intended printer output.
?Help establish and maintain process to log user requests and responses
?Identify necessary systems and software upgrades; support implementation


Our requirements
Candidate must have 8-10 years of relevant experience in design or pre-press print production, be a Mac expert and possess in-depth knowledge of the Adobe design suite and QuarkXpress applications, print related computer software along with knowledge of the offset print and finishing process.

Familiarity with high-end inkjet proofers and color management software helpful.

Ideal candidate will possess the ability to work independently with staff throughout the company; have a congenial and unflappable personality and be detail-oriented.

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



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