Production Assistant

New York
Jun 06, 2014
Jul 06, 2014
Ms. Hiring Manager
Design, Publishing
Full Time
Race Point Publishing is seeking a talented and highly motivated individual for the position of Production Assistant. This person will assist the Publisher and Production Manager with support on new titles and co-edition management/tracking as well as manage our backlist reprints. Position will be in our New York City office location.

Key Results Areas:
A. Production Responsibilities:
1.Gather reprint quotes from approved vendors.
2.Compile reprint packet information from various sources.
3.Update copyright pages and perform reprint corrections to design files as necessary.
4.Follow through on text corrections to the repro house and coordinate their quick release to the printer.
5.Work closely with the Shipping Manager regarding reprint schedules.
6.Execute reprint purchase orders to the vendors.
7.Manage co-edition tracking for multi-language editions, following up with international customers and our international sales team.
8.Assist Production Manager gathering print quotes from approved vendors on new titles as required.
9.Traffic packages to and from vendors for production.

B. Design Responsibilities:
1.Retrieve files from FTP sites or receiving from freelancers on disk, place files on server and generate laser output for review.
2.Make final review changes to photo, illustration, and layout files as requested.
3.Check digital images for appropriate size and quality.
4.Prepare files for transmittal of projects to repro.
5.In-house corrections to final rounds of lasers when needed.
6.Communicate updates to the image library.

This position is located in New York City, NY.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter with salary requirement to

No phone calls please.

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