SUMMARY The Specialist – Digital Publishing is responsible for analyzing, transforming, and enriching the presentation of the wide-spectrum of Association ML&C technical, professional, magazines and learning resources. The Specialist – Digital Publishing evaluates and modifies source data (XML, html, Word, raw text and graphics, etc.) so as to render accurate product outputs. The Specialist – Digital Publishing analyzes for best process and tool selection and develops and maintains new templates and styles for publication processes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Content Transformation (80%)
Transform content (doc, xml) into appropriate series template/format for multiple outputs.
Convert course content from source document to HTML format that allows for an online presentation
Output and edit HTML files; basic understanding of CSS
Convert images into appropriate format for proper rendering.
Make decisions as to which script will best yield result of quickest transformation; be able to apply appropriate tool to get fastest results.
Transform course content from MS Word documents to an online format for online presentation
Transform course content into Learning Management System compliant formats to ensure timely packaging
Quality Management (10%)
Perform pre and post quality control review on transformed content, by applying established standards
Engage in process improvement to support production, improvement, and delivery of ML&C products in multiple formats.
Perform ongoing maintenance and course updates as assigned
Ensure that project documents are complete, current, distributed, and archived appropriately
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be proficient in the following software programs: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Acrobat, and Dreamweaver; PowerPoint, Word, and PitStop a plus
Familiarity with style sheets, templates, layers, colors and tints
Familiarity with structured editing tools such as ArborText, Oxygen or XMetal
Familiarity with HTML/ XHTML and CSS
Must be flexible, self-motivated, and have strong problem-solving skills.
Must be able to handle several assignments at once in a multi-task environment.
Must be able to work well independently as well as be a team player
Must have excellent organizational skills
A minimum of 2-3 years related experience. Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience.
Associates Degree or certification
Familiarity with XML Professional Publisher (XPP) highly desirable
Familiarity with programming languages such as PERL and XSLT highly desirable
Printing and Prepress expertise highly desirable
Equal Employment Opportunity The Association is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.