Ebook Production Associate, PPG

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

Home of the world’s best books.

Duration: Full-Time

We have an opportunity for a full-time Ebook Production Associate at Penguin Random House. This role is part of the Penguin Ebook Production team,who work alongside other Adult Ebook teams within the corporate Ebook Development & Operations Group.  

In this role you will convert print titles into ebooks using InDesign, HTML and CSS, and various proprietary tools; route files to review and make adjustments, and maintain them once they are in market. This opening is a great opportunity to learn about ebook production as part of a close-knit team working in a deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This role consists of independent work as well as collaboration, with room for growth and skill acquisition. 

* Convert print files into ebooks using in-house process with instructions from publishing division  
* Prepare print files for delivery to third-party vendor for conversion according to current specifications and perform initial quality review of completed ebook 
* Update ebook files in response to quality issues in market or divisional request 
* Traffic initial conversions and updates through review and distribution, including corrections passes 
* Maintain database records with ebook production status 
* Serve as communication point person for assigned divisional imprints 
* Collaborate in discussions within your production team and across teams as we work to improve our processes and the digital reading experience 
* Provide feedback for improvements to in-house tools 

* Proficiency in Adobe InDesign 
* Proficiency in Mac OS and iOS use 
* Proficiency in MS Office applications 
* Strong organizational ability 
* Capacity to manage time effectively amid changing priorities 
* Strong written and verbal communication skills 
* Strong sense of teamwork 
* Willingness to ask questions and raise issues 

Preferred Skills:
* Experience in digital publishing or interior book design 
* Experience with HTML editing software, EPUB, HTML, and CSS 
* Experience with other Adobe Suite programs 
* Experience with File Maker Pro/database software

About Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.

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