Associate, Ebook Production

We have an opportunity for a full-time Ebook Production Associate at Penguin Random House. This role is part of the Penguin ebooks team, made up of five people, reporting up through our larger Ebook Development and Operations team of about thirty-five people. In this role you will convert print titles into ebooks using InDesign, HTML, and CSS, and maintain these products once they are in market. This opening is a great opportunity to learn about the production of books as part of a close-knit team working in a high-paced, rapidly changing environment. This role consists of independent work as well as teamwork, with room for growth and learning new skillsets. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Convert print files into ebooks using in-house process with instructions from publishing division
  • Troubleshoot and resolve quality issues that appear with ebook files in market and update existing titles per divisional request
  • Manage conversions and updates through review and distribution, including corrections passes
  • Prepare materials for delivery to third party vendor according to current specifications and complete initial QC check on returned materials
  • Update departmental databases with current information on ebook production status
  • Serve as communication point person for assigned divisional imprints
  • Participate in discussions at team and working group meetings

 

Requirements

  • 6 Months-1 year experience working in Adobe InDesign
  • Proficiency in MAC
  • Strong organizational ability
  • Capacity to manage time effectively amid changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sense of teamwork

 

Preferred

  • Experience in digital publishing or interior book design
  • Experience with EPUB, HTML, CSS
  • Experience with other Adobe Suite programs
  • Experience with Regex

 

 

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.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

 

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

 

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 63341

 

Date: 
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10019


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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