Assistant Manager, Desktop Publishing

Compensation

: $45,130.00 - $69,640.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Printing/Publishing



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About Us:

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

Description:

Responsibilities include:

* Supervising reprint corrections to front- and backlist titles. This includes reviewing file quality and composition of backlist titles for content update requests
* Assist with training staff on best practices and industry-standard print guidelines
* Assist with assigning new projects for in-house typesetting
* Coordinating InDesign to Word conversions
* Managing outsourced composition with freelancers
* Maintaining centralized repository for common tools and resources
* Typesetting and composition of new books, including making corrections to existing files
* Creating enlargement and reduction samples
* Flowing books in InDesign and reflowing books to meet new trim sizes
* Creating new books based on existing designs
* Reviewing and rebuilding assets from foreign publishers to comply with in-house design standards

Qualifications:

Previous experience in book publishing highly preferred.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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