Associate Digital Production Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 17, 2013
Closes
Jan 16, 2014
Contact
Jackie Greaney
Duration
Full Time
As a member of the Publishing Operations team at Open Road Integrated Media, the Associate Digital Production Editor is responsible for ePUB and Kindle (mobi) file development. Output includes standard (reflowable) formats, fixed layout formats, read-along audio, and/or other embedded media (video, etc.).

Additional responsibilities include optimizing InDesign files for output to ePUB, implementing updates to existing ebook files (i.e., swapping in new covers, inserting back ads, making corrections), linking and bookmarking PDFs for distribution to retail partners, and following up on retailer ingestion issues. Finally, the Associate Digital Production Editor will keep abreast of developments in digital publishing and communicate these to the Publishing Operations team at weekly meetings.

Requirements: excellent attention to detail, ability to prioritize workflow, familiarity with file specifications for various retailers, minimum two-years experience hand-coding standards-compliant ebooks, and in-depth knowledge of the following:

•HTML5 and CSS3
•Javascript
•Adobe Acrobat Professional
•Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
•Bug tracking/QA software
•iBooks Author



Please send resume and cover letter with salary history/requirements to Nicole Passage, Managing Editor, using the link above.

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