Production Layout Artist

Location
Brooklyn
Posted
Nov 12, 2013
Closes
Dec 12, 2013
Contact
Mr. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
ALM Media is currently seeking a production artist to work in its legal book division which produces legal/business books in both print and digital formats. The job focus is on interior book layout in an automated digital workflow environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate with desktop publishing skills.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to juggle multiple projects amid shifting priorities and be capable of working under tight deadlines. Flexibility and readiness to adapt to new technologies are essential requirements, in addition to an attention to detail and required software skills. Candidates must have a strong command of English grammar and spelling.

Please note this is not a design job.

Responsibilities:
-Manuscript preparation
-Acting as a liaison with editors and authors and the manufacturing group
-Trafficking of electronic proofs
-Page layout (including chart/graph and table creation)
-Light copy editing
-Digital file preparation for press run and digital publishing
-Miscellaneous administration duties related to licensing and copyrights

Qualifications:
-1-2 years of production/graphics experience
-Adobe CS6 with an emphasis on InDesign
-Acrobat Pro
-Microsoft Word
-Proficient in the use of Mac
-Exposure to digital technologies such as XML a plus
-QuarkXPress experience a plus
-College degree required


Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to opportunities@alm.com for immediate consideration. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. ALM is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and values diversity. M/F/D/V

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