Digital Workflow Design Associate

New York
May 28, 2014
Jun 27, 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.

Your tasks
The Random House Content Applications Group is seeking an Associate of Digital Workflow Design to join an established, talented cross-functional team leading Random House's transition to a unified electronic workflow encompassing Editorial, Design, and print and eBook Production.

Our requirements
Responsibilities/Primary Duties

_Develop and maintain documentation for technical design requirements, best practices, and processes related to book interior design and ebook productions
_Evaluate compliance with design best practices and requirements; test and evaluate InDesign files for print and digital production readiness and quality
_Problem solving for files in through the design, typesetting and ebook production phases of the workflow
_Provide one-on-one support to workflow participants as needed
_Develop and maintain InDesign templates for standardized/ebook-only materials
_Test new functionality of design and ebook production tools; produce exemplar documents to support development and enable thorough, organized testing.

Job Requirements

_Strong basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign and aptitude to develop into a skilled technical user of the application
_Experience using Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator
_Familiarity with trade book structure, design, typesetting and production
_Knowledge of HTML and CSS, particularly as it relates to ebooks in EPUB format
_Experience writing documentation
_Resourcefulness in troubleshooting and ability to support users across a range of skill levels

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