HarperCollins Publishers

Digital Studio Print Production Assistant

Job Locations US-NJ-Monmouth Junction
Category
Production

Overview

HarperCollins Children’s Books is seeking a Digital Studio Print Production Assistant to join a small team dedicated to producing high quality work focusing on the accurate reproduction of original art, staying true to the vision of our esteemed artists while taking into account vendor profiles, paper types and inks.

Responsibilities

  • Photograph original artwork and 3D products
  • Digitally color correct and retouch images in Adobe Photoshop to match original art
  • Prepare and preflight mechanicals in Adobe InDesign
  • Inspect and create PDF files to supply to vendors
  • Print Epson proofs for color matching
  • Troubleshoot and maintain photography and printing equipment
  • Work collaboratively with Production and Design departments 

Qualifications

  • A College degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Understanding of color management, RGB to CMYK conversion, ICC profiles, and image processing
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, multitask, and problem solve 
  • Understanding of RIP software a plus
  • Publishing and prepress knowledge is a plus 

This role is currently based in our office in Monmouth Junction, NJ (near Princeton).   We are seeking candidates within a commutable distance to this location who can work in the office 3 to 4 days per week.

HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.

 

HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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