• Desktop Publisher

    Graphic Design
  • Responsibilities

    The position of Desktop Publisher is a key player at Iverson, a division of TransPerfect. You will be a part of a team of full-time and freelance graphic designers/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.



    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    • Preflight projects before translation:
      1. Verifying we have all necessary assets to complete the project
      2. Providing font recommendations so that the fonts support the character set of the target language
      3. Quoting the time required for the scope-of-work on given projects
    • Prepare files for translation with activities such as extracting, cleaning up extractions, cutting and pasting, road-mapping
    • Cleaning up translated files in the source file format after translation which includes:
    1. Following established style guides
    2. Managing text expansion issues
    3. Applying established templates and paragraph formatting to raw text or text that may not be formatted properly
    4. Localizing graphics
    5. Troubleshooting issues
    6. Implementing changes as requested by the production team
    • Ability to recreate entire documents in: InDesign, Publisher, MS Word, Illustrator, etc
    • Recreation of graphic elements in Photoshop, Illustrator, etc
    • Proof own work before delivery which includes:
    1. Checking preliminary and final proofs for errors and makes any necessary corrections
    • Perform file management according to procedures
    • Identify efficiency strategies and implement them
    • Report on activity using required tools
    • Act as a backup for engineer


    • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to manage your own schedule and work with changing demands/priorities
    • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Work with and meet established deadlines
    • Cooperate with people from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures
    • Work independently as well as part of a team, regardless of distance
    • Ability to thrive in a production environment, instead of a creative environment


    Desired Skills:

    • 1-2 year experience in multilingual desktop publishing
    • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, version 2003 and later), Internet software
    • Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, FrameMaker, Vizio, InCopy, Photoshop, and PowerPoint
    • Proven experience in Adobe Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop)
    • Knowledge of other desktop publishing tools (Quark Express, FrameMaker)
    • Knowledge of Windows and Mac Platforms
    • Knowledge of foreign language a plus


    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 revenues of $400 million and more than 2,500 full-time employees, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. And with more than 85 client service locations on 6 continents, TransPerfect offers 24/7/365 client service and production capabilities. We attribute our growth to the skill, aptitude, and commitment of our high caliber employees. Put simply, we hire the most talented candidates and give them the guidance, resources, and opportunities they need to grow their careers in a thriving industry.


    TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time-off, company sponsored life insurance, short term and long term disability, flexible spending account options, and a pro-active and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness.


    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.


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