Production Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Jun 25, 2014
Closes
Jul 25, 2014
Contact
Mary Cummings
Duration
Full Time
Diversion Books is actively seeking a motivated and energetic Production Assistant to assist with the creation, conversion, proofreading, and maintenance of a rapidly growing list of eBooks.

Duties:
*Work with Production Manager to coordinate and schedule various aspects of the production process, including cover design, copyediting, scanning and conversion, etc.
*Digitally convert documents into multiple formats
*Proofread files post-production for quality assurance
*Update digital content and other publisher assets related to eBooks, as required
*Assist with general office duties

Requirements:
*Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and an excellent problem-solver
*Strong ability to multitask, work quickly and meet deadlines
*Strong copyediting and proofreading skills
*Comfortable learning new operating systems and working in a dynamic startup environment
*Understanding of, and interest in, digital publishing and the eBooks market
*Must be comfortable with e-reader devices and platforms
*Excellent communication skills
*Excellent mathematical skills
*Some understanding of html and epub structure a must
*InDesign and/or Photoshop experience a must

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