CBS Corporation Desktop Publishing Assistant in New York, New York

Desktop Publishing Assistant

REF#: 26607

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

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:

The Simon & Schuster Design and Digital Content Development team is hiring a desktop publishing assistant to help us make great books. The assistant will be responsible for typesetting and composition of new books, including making corrections to existing files, creating enlargement and reduction samples, flowing books in InDesign, reflowing books to meet new trim sizes, and creating new books based on existing designs. Beyond composition work, there will be opportunities to learn to design books in all formats and to develop ebooks. The assistant should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and organized. Because the job is deadline-sensitive, this person must be able to manage his or her time well.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills

-Experienced with InDesign CS6 and later

-Familiar with Photoshop CS6 and later

-Familiar with Illustrator CS6 and later

-Knows proofreaderÂąs marks

-Familiar with book composition standards

-Familiar with HTML and CSS

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled