Title
App and eBook Production Specialist
Employer
Insight Editions
Location
San Rafael, CA
Date Posted
09/06/2011
Description
Insight Editions, an award winning publisher in San Rafael, CA, has an immediate opening for a Digital Production Specialist. We are looking for a talented, full-time, in-house App and eBook specialist that can convert our print titles to apps and eBooks.


Job descriptions:

• Responsible for design, develop, implement, test, compile, QC and update apps and eBooks for iPad, iPhone, Android, and various tablet and eBook platforms.
• Responsible for converting print design to interactive app using iOS SDK or out-of-the-box software (Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Woodwing or other Enterprise Platforms).
• Responsible for converting print design to standard and enhanced eBook formats, according to distributors' guidelines.
• Participate in launch and design meetings to recommend available features and functions to ensure highest quality of end products.
• Work with internal editorial and creative teams to ensure criteria and content are accurately reflected in each build.
• Trouble shoot and problem solve by communicating with third party technical support team when necessary.
• Manage each project's progress to ensure on-time and accurate delivery at each milestone date.
• Work closely with Project Manager and clients to recommend, trouble shoot and suggest alternatives to overcome technical challenges.
• Responsible for researching and reporting latest app and eBook technologies to management team.


Qualifications:

• At least 1-2 years’ experience developing Apps using iOS SDK or out-of-the-box solutions.
• Must be the sole or main builder of at least 2 commercially distributed apps, with hands-on experience through every stages of the development cycle.
• Good working knowledge with other digital media, including various video, audio and animation formats.
• This is not a design position, but you must have solid working skills in InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat.
• You must be able to hit the ground running.
• Solid object-oriented design and coding skills, C, Jave, Xcode and Cocoa.
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills - when something isn't working, you must be able to figure out the root cause and find an applicable solution.
• Experience working with other technology stacks (Android, Web/HTML5, XHTML, CSS, database) strongly preferred.
• Must be a self-motivator that can perform job duties without direct supervision.
• Must be a team player with good written and verbal communication skills

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