Full-time Job Opportunity!

Hearst Magazines has an opening in their production department! They are looking for someone with 2+ years of related print production experience, including knowledge of web offset and rotogravure printing processes and virtual proofing.  Applicants must work well with others in a collaborative effort to ensure that Hearst quality standards are understood by all.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Communicate information clearly between magazine, management, printers, and ad agency production departments
  • Investigate, identify, and resolve advertising and editorial inquiries and quality complaints
  • On-site press checks at various printers whenever needed
  • Some air travel required; valid driver’s license helpful
  • Review and evaluate loose signatures for acceptable printing quality and color
  • Post-production quality reviews with magazine staff
  • Maintain and calibrate in-house high quality inkjet cover proofers
  • Organize meetings, maintain quality review records, and print production sample files
  • Review and evaluate potential problems with advertisers’ files for Ad Production staff
  • Deliver editorial cover instructions to appropriate printers, and participate in pre-production cover reviews

Required Skills:

  • MAC, Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Some familiarity with Impoze/Publisher’s Studio, In Design, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiarity with SWOP and color theory

Please visit Hearst’s website to apply for this position!