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ScribeConcepts Seeks Freelance Production Designers to Join Our Design Team

OVERVIEW

 

The ScribeConcepts publishing project management network anticipates a number of opportunities for client projects in the coming months. We need additional freelance production designers to achieve our goals.

 

Our clients trust us to assemble best-in-class expertise for curriculum development projects.  We knit professionals together remotely across time zones and backgrounds to deliver high quality work through every phase of the content production process. For more about working as an independent consultant through ScribeConcepts, please see
http://scribe.ink/Scribe-FAQs.

 

If you are an independent contractor with expertise and availability, please submit your interest here:
https://scribe.ink/design-team-application. A Google account will be required to submit. 

 

Qualified candidates will be scheduled for interviews and required to complete a short vetting task for the role. When selected, you will be virtually onboarded and complete non-disclosure and business agreements. Invoices for payment are submitted at the beginning of each month for the previous month’s work and are paid by direct deposit within 30 days. 

 

Below please find a general description of the available role(s).

PRODUCTION DESIGNER

  • Lay out large volumes of content — consistency and speed are key in our workflows

  • Pour content from Google Docs or Word files into Adobe InDesign, and apply styles provided in shell files/templates or indicated on provided style guides

  • Update necessary content in headers, title page, etc.

  • Link content from master InDesign files

  • Build book files with files in correct order with correct page numbering

  • Import and apply/accept/verify Adobe InDesign edits as indicated on PDF proof markups 

  • Export book files as PDFs using specified settings

  • For designated projects, provide setup and design review of PowerPoint or Google Slide presentations.

  • Must complete a vetting task in InDesign via a shared Dropbox folder

  • Follow strict file naming conventions and file set-up guidelines

  • Preflight INDD files for printing

Standard hourly rate: $35/Hour

Jr. PRODUCTION DESIGNER

  • Assist veteran designers in the production of high volume print products for various clients

  • Follow strict file naming conventions and file set-up guidelines

  • Place content from Google Docs or Word files into Adobe InDesign.

  • Export book files as PDFs using specified settings

  • Link content from master InDesign files

  • Import Adobe InDesign edits as indicated on PDF proof markups 

 

Standard hourly rate: $25/Hour

REQUIREMENTS

  • Adobe InDesign, current version

  • Dropbox account and familiarity with local sync features

  • Acrobat Pro DC, current version

  • Willingness to work with Slack, Zoom, and other communication tools

  • Apple Macintosh computer

ScribeConcepts strives to promote a safe and inclusive work environment where everyone can do their best work. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds to apply for these roles. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for roles unless they believe they meet or exceed every qualification in the role description. All those who believe in and can contribute to ScribeConcepts’ goals are encouraged to apply.

 
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