Publications Designer

Edgenuity Scottsdale , AZ 85250

Posted 4 weeks ago

Publications Designer

Introduction

Alpha Omega Publications is looking for a publications designer with the passion to inspire and prepare the next generation of students. In this role, you will join a team that produces award-winning educational products for the homeschool, private school, and Christian school markets.

The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and consistency along with exceptional layout and illustration skills. The publications designer will use software to create visual displays of lessons and resources in the production process of our print-based education materials.

About Edgenuity

Imagine a world where all children have an equal opportunity to acquire an excellent education. Thats the Edgenuity mission.

Founded in 1998, today Edgenuity partners with schools to provide award-winning curriculum to millions of students in school districts across the U.S., and we
re growing! As the leading provider of digital curriculum and instructional services, Edgenuity empowers students, educators and school districts to achieve success in a variety of online and blended learning models. AOP proudly provides quality, Bible-based and secular curricula for students in PreK-12th grade.

We partner with homeschool families, Christian schools, private schools, umbrella/cover schools, retailers, and distributors to equip students for the future. We also offer an accredited online education through Alpha Omega Academy for K-12 students. Alpha Omega Publications offers print and computer-based educational products to meet the diverse needs of our customers and students.

A Day in the Life as Publications Designer

In filling this prepress position, you will be pre-flighting files and uploading them to a commercial printer. You will use Adobe InDesign and QuarkXpress to update, correct, revise, and perform other quality checks on existing layouts.

This process will require some image and illustration manipulation with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. The process involves an output of the final layout to the specific PDF format required by the commercial printer, and the uploading and approval of soft proofs through the printer`s web interface.

At other times, you will be designing and creating layouts for new courses or other support materials. You will work in a small team environment to determine the current priorities with the educational materials. The focus for each week will change depending on the needs of our customers and schools.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years` experience producing multi-page layout print design (books, magazines, newspapers, etc.) with a high level of experience working in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and QuarkXpress.

  • Ability to apply principles of good print design in education publications.

  • Patience and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and work collaboratively with writers, editors, and the production team through multiple revisions, and to sustain long book production phases.

  • Well-developed electronic file management and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • BA or AA degree in graphic design or related field.

  • Well-developed technical skills in creating digital pre-press output and troubleshooting.

Compensation

We offer a very competitive salary and excellent benefits choices, including Paid Time Off, 12 paid holidays, 10 health, 6 dental, and 4 vision plans to choose from and a variety of ancillary benefits. We contribute to an employees HSA account and 401(k), and provide at no cost to employees life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability.

We invest in training and development to support your professional growth and provide a casual work environment. But even more importantly, we`re a great place to work!

Edgenuity is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, providing equal employment & advancement opportunities to all individuals.



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