Digital Production Manager

Location
New York
Posted
May 08, 2014
Closes
Jun 07, 2014
Contact
Ms. Andrea Fleck-Nisbet
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Workman Publishing seeks a detail-oriented digital production manager. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to manage multiple ongoing projects and deadlines, facilitate communication between designers and in-house staff and thrive in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Schedule and produce all frontlist digital book editions to industry standards
- Provide technical training, support and documentation for all eight of Workman imprints
- Manage relationships with off-site production vendors
- Manage digital production associate and freelance staff
- Create and manage digital assets for ebook promotions
- Consult on digital production workflow for editorial and creative departments

The ideal candidate will possess:

- Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a technical field)
- 2-3 years of experience in book publishing
- Expert-level knowledge in EPUB, Mobipocket and PDF (for web)
- Expert-level knowledge in Adobe InDesign and EPUB workflow
- Proficient knowledge of HTML, CSS and XML
- Proficient knowledge of digital reading platforms
- Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat Pro
- Proficient in technical troubleshooting
- Experience with managing an editorial calendar
- Experience with technical communication (written and oral)
- Experience with digital asset management
- Exposure to Javascript and UX design/development

Please send your cover letter and resume to Andrea Fleck-Nisbet at andrea@workman.com

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