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Production Manager

Full-time in-house Publication Production Manager/Graphic Designer

Leading Palm Beach County publishing company JES Media is seeking a production manager/designer for all its publications. The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ consumer magazine experience and an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts or related field. Duties include ad, web ad, in-house promotional material and special section design, ad trafficking, troubleshooting submitted ad files, contract administration and maintenance, mapping publications, acting as liaison between magazine and clients, vendors and printers; creating digital version of magazine for web posting; uploading and review of all PDF press-ready files for printer and all other magazine production duties. Assist Sales Dept. with marketing/advertising requests. Set yearly production schedule for edit, art, production, circulation and printer deadlines. Maintain Canon copier/printer; check ink supply/waste toner cartridge, reorder as necessary.

Special skill sets include the ability to work quickly within tight deadlines, excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior customer service, close working knowledge of the printing process (the ability to create and preflight press-ready pdf files, i.e. check bleeds, image resolution, document size, CMYK etc.), organization and planning skills. Must have proficiency with the Adobe CC suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, Acrobat). Web skills including design of digital editions, html, and interactive media are a plus. Color-correction and image manipulation using Photoshop and Lightroom is a plus. Candidates must be experienced at preflighting and troubleshooting InDesign layouts through all stages of production with strict attention to detail. IT knowledge is a plus.

All candidates must provide a portfolio link or pdf of work samples and salary requirements for consideration. No phone calls. In-state (Florida) candidates only.

Interested candidates can apply by reaching out to artdirector@bocamag.com.