Design Production Manager, Amazon Publishing

Dec 27, 2013
Jan 26, 2014
Full Time
Amazon Publishing seeks a Design Production Manager to update Word and InDesign files and to ensure that they meet specifications. The successful candidate will have proven record of managing a large volume of files in a very fast paced environment and will work with external vendors to ensure file format specifications are met. The position will make changes to book covers, interior files and work with a variety of internal file submission tools.

  • Review Word and InDesign files from external vendors to ensure they meet style and layout specifications
  • Validate XML Markup
  • Create/Maintain templates and ensure adherence
  • Create print ready .PDFs
  • Update files based on technical or content needs
  • Improve the efficiency of the file submission process for offset and print on demand print production
  • Track changes in file submission requirements and provide updates to vendors
  • Establish and maintain a quality assurance process
  • Oversee file version control and archiving

  • BA/BS required
  • 3+ years' experience in publishing/printing operations with a focus on process development and improvement; and managing multiple large volume, highly visible projects simultaneously, under very tight deadlines
  • Experience designing book covers and interiors.
  • Familiarity with the recent trends in digital media conversion technologies and Print on Demand.
  • Experience with a markup workflows

If interested, please apply online at;273483969;99573125;f?