Tech Production Specialist Job
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 89 reviews - Evanston, IL

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Published Job Title: Tech Production Specialist
Published Division/Department: Publishing Operations
Requisition #: 5460
State/Province/County: Illinois
City: Evanston
Country: United States
Percentage of Travel: None
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
Shift: 1st Shift
Interest Category: Production

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY: Supports TPS Workflow Manager in Smart Connection Enterprise (SCE) and MediaBin administration tasks within the HMH Integrated Publishing System (IPS). Primary responsibilities include SCE workflow configuration, MediaBin project set-up, and user account management.

Integrated Publishing System Management: Maintains publications and issues (as defined by SCE), maintains project users, groups, and access rights within IPS.
Project Planning/Implementation: Participates in production workflow development and documentation.
Project Support: Maintains workflow and IPS best practice documentation at project level.
Troubleshooting: Provides technical problem solving and direct user support for Integrated Publishing System and related technologies within K-12 production.
Research and Development: Takes initiative in staying abreast of technology developments and trends. Stays current with additions to IPS (SCE, MediaBin, Adobe CS Suite, and PDF pre-press) and Applescript/JavaScript functionality.

Required: BS/BA degree; Associates degree or related work experience. 4+ years experience in page composition and book production, with 2+ years experience with composition systems, book or related technologies.

Preferred: K-12 textbook or technology product creation. Familiarity with XML or related encoding languages. Awareness of integrated publishing systems, file store and transmission technology. Position requires solid planning/organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, well-developed technical/computer skills and effective problem solving skills.

“Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and member of e-Verify.”

J2W: CB Exp. 03/21/13

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