At least 3 years experience and/or training in a production environment doing any of the following duties: artwork/book composition, template development, project analysis, data capturing, XML structuring and tagging, or quality control.
Extensive knowledge and experience and/or training in actual production in the print/prepress/publishing industry.
Knowledge in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, & Acrobat; Microsoft Word & Excel
Good analytical and design skills at different stages of production
Good understanding of prepress production process, including specification, documentation, and quality assurance
Good communication skills to interface with project teams
Able to work independently and as a team member
Initiative in communicating and resolving quality issues in production processes
Able to comprehend and follow complex instructions and effectively relay instructions step by step
With a capacity to work from home AND work office-based
Minimum hardware specs:
Processor: 3.40 gigahertz Intel Core i7-2600
Dedicated Video Card
DATA ANALYSIS: Extract, organize, and provide a quantitative analysis of statistical data from production performance records (monthly delivery performance, production error analysis, quarterly management review for clients, etc.).
DOCUMENTATION: Revise or update documentation (production processes/workflows/checklists, standard operation procedures, and policies)
TECHNICAL SUPPORT: Provide technical assistance on the following:
Software operation (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, & Acrobat; Microsoft Word & Excel)
Standard production processes
Time recording and project/team management system
PROJECT ASSESSMENT: Provide in-depth analysis and a cost-effective streamlined solution in any of the following:
New and specialized projects in book production, graphic/artwork creation, data capture/conversion (workflow, estimates, template, sample, guidelines)
New tools/software and process (test run, feasibility studies, training)
AUTOMATION: Identify opportunities for automation in image processing, book production, data capture, and other prepress processes.
ERROR INVESTIGATION: Investigate & troubleshoot problems in production tools, processes, files, and people capabilities. Develop preventive measures.