eBook Workflow Specialist - Publishing Operations

Jan 21, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
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. Currently, we have a career opportunity for a Digital Content Specialist for the Content Management Group in our New York City office.

Your tasks
The eBook Workflow Specialist supports Random House?s new eBook production workflow. We are looking for someone creative, process- and detail-focused, with an unmistakable interest in the production of digital products.

'Support eBook production staff and troubleshoot production problems
'Work on a team to refine existing processes to convert print-ready content into eBooks
'Identify and help drive improvements to keep eBook production sustainable and efficient
'Help identify new production standards so that Random House can continue to make excellent eBooks
'Integrate new digital product features into existing production technology and processes
'Write excellent documentation
'Assist in the production of eBooks as needed

Our requirements
The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years relevant experience.

'Ability to perform complex tasks with Adobe InDesign CS6+
'Ability to work with XHTML and CSS
'Intimate familiarity with eBooks (EPUB)
'Passion for improving the quality of digital reading experiences
'Interested in efficiency and improving processes
'Ability to write process documentation (please feel free to provide a selective portfolio of documentation)
'Comfortable working on Mac
'Ability to work with MS Excel and Word
'Experience with scripting (XSL and javascript preferred) a plus
'Experience with web production a plus
'Experience working with software developers a plus)
'Ability to work autonomously and manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven, fast-moving publishing company

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