Desktop Publishing Assistant
Simon & Schuster 3.726 reviews - New York, NY

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Simon and Schuster seeks an entry level Desktop Publishing Assistant for its Adult Production department. This position handles about 60 titles in-house on a rolling basis—typesetting, text corrections and composition. The Assistant makes corrections to all stages of flowed book pages, prepares final PDFs for the printer, creates templates in Adobe InDesign, flows text, scans art, inputs copyediting changes and ‘cleans’ and codes author’s disks, prepares final print files for conversion to epub format.

Required Skills/Experience
Entry level Candidates with up to two years of experience must have a thorough working knowledge of the Macintosh OSX platform and of Microsoft Word and Adobe Indesign applications . Familiarity with QuarkXpress, PhotoShop and Illustrator a plus, as is a basic understanding of HTML and CSS.

Essential College-level knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling; good verbal skills; accurate typing skills necessary. Candidate must be detail-oriented, well organized, and flexible, with ability to follow through on multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work with a range of publishing professionals.

Additional Candidate Instructions
to apply online. First time users will be prompted to create an online profile in order to apply for any jobs. All resume and cover letters (include salary requirements) must be attached ot the online application in order to be considered. Resumes and Cover letters that are mailed or e-mailed wil not be considered. No telephone calls please.

Job Status
Full Time

About this company
3.726 reviews
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best...