Editorial Production Specialist (Jane's) Editorial Production Specialist (Jane's) …

IHS Markit
in Coulsdon, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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IHS Markit
in Coulsdon, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Editorial Production Specialist (Jane's)
Creation of IHS Markit's (Jane's) reference titles and new products using XPP system and related programs

Roles and Responsibilities:
Stage 1 (Trainee):
  • Works under direct supervision and within clearly defined guidelines as part of a team
  • Receives detailed direction and instruction
  • Learns concepts around book production
  • Learning key skills in pagination
  • Learns concepts around digital asset management
  • Learns concepts around image creation
  • Gains knowledge of Asura PDF workflow

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
  • Would have used a pagination program before
  • Would have knowledge of Typography and page layout

Stage 2 (Intermediate):
  • Works under general supervision independently or as a part of a team
  • Individual title pagination
  • Elementary styling
  • Gains Knowledge of xml structure and metadata and data transformation

Stage 3 (Experienced):
  • With knowledge gained from Stage 1 and Stage 2, introduction to coding, and procedures as back up to Andrew Ruffle
  • Further training to develop analytical skills and system administration

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
  • Would have worked with XPP before or other XML based pagination system
  • Excellent time management
  • Elementary styling, and programming within the XPP program
  • Elementary knowledge of XML structures
  • Elementary manipulation of xml data

Individual Development Plan (IDP)
  • This should be based around the concepts in stage 1
  • Leading to a thorough understanding of xml structures, and DTD's
  • Work through online manual as self-learning in test area
  • Training in advanced techniques, data and page manipulation

Beneficial Special Skills:
  • Knowledge of page layout and typography
  • Knowledge of XML and DTDs
  • Experience with data transformation
  • Knowledge of PERL and XSLT

Personality Requirements:
  • Good eye for detail
  • Responsibility for deadlines
  • Ability to work within a team framework


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