Editorial/Art Production Assistant

  • Job Description:
    Description: The Production Assistant will support two Production Managers charged with producing and delivering perfectly executed print and digital editions of a national consumer magazine as well as branded books. - Collect and perform cursory markup of high-res photography; send, receive and track files to/from Photo Department and pre-press vendor. - Flow copy and adapt graphic elements from print to digital editions with visual sensitivity and total accuracy. - Apply styles and tighten layouts; kern and rag text. - Facilitate Art Department workflow by creating image logs, updating layout wall, inputting design changes and building template layouts. - Route and track proofs; prepare press-ready files and assets. - Assign interactivity; test and improve user experience and functionality in digital editions using Woodwing/Content Station and Adobe Digital Publishing Suite tools.
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: American Express Publishing Corporation produces authoritative lifestyle content that empowers affluent, primed consumers – and the businesses that serve them – to make informed decisions. We tell customers where to fly, what to try, and what to buy next. Through the lens of five multi-media brands — Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Departures, Executive Travel and Black Ink —content is available in magazines, digitally, on-air, on mobile devices, in branded books, through membership clubs, at events, and throughout over 70 countries with 24 editions in 9 languages. Our custom media division uses the resources of American Express Publishing to create multi-platform content under individual client brand names. American Express Publishing is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Express Company. Follow us on Twitter @amexpublishing.
  • Company: American Express Publishing
  • How to Apply: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW TO THE AMERICAN EXPRESS CAREER WEBSITE AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION; http://jobs.americanexpress.com/job/New-York-EditorialArt-Production-Assistant-Job-NY/2114740/?utm_source=careersite&utm_campaign=AT2_Michaud_1211926
  • Job Requirements: American Express is an equal opportunity employer. Qualifications: - Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Bridge and Microsoft Office is required. Experience in Woodwing/Adobe DPS Suite and/or photo retouching abilities is strongly preferred. - A degree in Communication Design, Design/Technology, English or Journalism with strong visual detail, user experience, color and/or typographic sensibilities is desired. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills are absolutely necessary. - The ability to remain calm and focused and to excel in a fast-paced environment is essential. - Interest or experience in food and wine, design/style, typography, photography, user experience and/or digital production processes are all strong pluses.
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