Production Assistant

Employer
National Magazine Publisher
Location
New York, NY
Salary
$40,000 per year + benefits
Posted
Feb 22, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

A national magazine publisher based in New York is hiring a Production Assistant to work on print production. You will report to the Production Manager and interact with the designers, editors and pre-press to traffic pages and oversee the production of issues. The company maintains a fast-paced editorial environment with multiple titles in production at all times.

Responsibilities include: 

- Send high-res art to pre-press for creation of low res

- Track and place low res images and send layouts to soft proofing for color correction

- Print First and Final rounds for routing to edit and art

- Fine tune files for shipping pages to pre press

- Upload press ready pages for final approval

- Create PDF’s throughout the editorial/design approval process

- Work with issue teams to set up issue folders on server

- Create issue maps

- Assist with editorial, art and photo requests

 

Candidates must have prior magazine experience, know InDesign, and ideally have worked with soft proofing and color correction tools. The company is a weekly publisher with a high production workflow.

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