Desktop Publishing Specialist / Typesetter

Recruiter
TransPerfect Translations Ltd
Location
London
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Summary:

The position of Desktop Publishing Specialist is a key player at TransPerfect. This position reports to the Desktop Publishing Manager. You will be a part of a team of full-time and freelance typesetters. Through a mix of project management and hands-on desktop publishing, you will define, develop, and manage the client project lifecycle. In addition, you will assist your team with analyzing, and troubleshooting foreign language data to be used in publishing products.

Position responsibilities:

  • Manage production of desktop publishing (DTP) projects using InDesign, Quark, and other desktop publishing applications
  • Perform daily hands-on DTP of multiple projects in coordination with Project Managers
  • Coordinate and communicate with other DTP Specialists, freelancers, DTP agencies, Project Managers, and other production team members, in various offices and time zones, to ensure project deadlines are met
  • Troubleshoot technical issues
  • Perform other special projects or duties when required.

Essential skills and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced skills with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office and other desktop publishing applications
  • Proficient in Mac and PC application
  • Superior written and spoken communication skills
  • Must be willing to learn new skills, be open to challenges and thrive on success
  • Work well with people from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures, build relationships with co-workers, work as part of a team, and commit to a high level of service

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Competency with Flash/ActionScript
  • Knowledge of a foreign language
  • Prior translation industry experience

For over 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, training and learning, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of cutting edge technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

With annual revenues of over $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 85 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.