Full-time Job Opportunity!

Open Road Integrated Media has an opening for an Ebook Production Associate!

As a member of the publishing operations team at Open Road Integrated Media, the ebook production associate oversees ePUB and Kindle (mobi) file development. Output includes standard (reflowable) formats, fixed layout formats, read-along audio, and/or other embedded media (video, etc.).

Additional responsibilities include optimizing InDesign files for output to ePUB, implementing updates to existing ebook files (i.e., swapping in new covers, inserting back ads, making corrections), outputting PDFs from ePUB, linking and bookmarking PDFs for distribution to retail partners, and following up on retailer ingestion issues. Finally, the ebook production associate will keep abreast of developments in digital publishing and communicate these to the publishing operations team at weekly meetings.

Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize workflow
  • Familiarity with file specifications for various retailers
  • Minimum two-years experience hand-coding standards-compliant ebooks
  • Knowledge of the following: HTML5 and CSS3; Javascript; Adobe Acrobat Professional; Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator; Bug tracking/QA software

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Nicole Passage, Associate Managing Editor, at npassage@openroadmedia.com. Please copy (CC) Professor Denning at  jkinneydenning@pace.edu.