Friday, June 27, 2014

Pratham Books is looking for a Layout artist (Digital Books)

Update : This position has been filled and the posting is closed. 

Job Description:

Pratham Books is looking for a Layout artist for e-books. The candidate will be responsible for a working on adapting original design files into languages and converting our legacy content for the digital medium (phone, tablets etc).

Pratham Books is a not-for profit children's books publisher. Our books are translated into several Indian languages.

Skills required:

Software skills (print):
  • Expertise in Indesign creative suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw, Pagemaker, MS Office, Windows
  • Familiar with Acrobat and pdf
  • Typing in at least one Indian language
  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately on design files
  • Archiving
  • Be a team player, Quick learner
  • Good English communication skills

Desirable skills:
  • Knowledge of linux / ubuntu
  • Working knowledge in Unicode fonts in Indian languages

Full-time position based out of Delhi / Bangalore

Will commensurate with experience.

If interested, please email your resume to along with following details:
1. Current Residential Location:-
2. Open to Relocate to Delhi /Bangalore (Yes/No): -
3. Current Take Home Per Month Salary:-
4. Expected Take Home Per Month Salary:-
5. Notice Period:-

Company Profile:
Pratham Books is a not for profit children's book publisher with a mission to see “a book in every child’s hand”. In the last ten years we havepublished over 260 titles in upto 12 languages and have spread the joy of reading to millions of children in India! We have also had the pleasureof working with the country's best authors and illustrators and needless to say our books have won many awards. Most of our books are under Rs. 35.

We have a very inclusive policy and are one of the few Indian publishers to have released 400+ of our books under the Creative Commons framework. Through this our books have been translated to languages such as Assamese, French, Spanish and German and we have also created over a hundred derivative versions of these books - entirely new books to audio books from the existing books!

For more information about us and what we do please visit our website and blog.

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