Publishers Marketplace: Job Opening 7929

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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