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Monday, November 23, 2009

Temp to Perm - Content Converter - Books & Research

We have an open position at our firm for somebody to join our Electronic
Content Services (ECS) team. Currently we are supporting several major
initiatives with the military using electronic content, and expect to ramp
up even further after the 1st of the year ‹ as such we need a jr content
person to join our team. Any interested SLA folks can fwd their resume to

Please note this an on-site position (no telecommuting), nor is this a
contract position (it is currently hourly and pt may be acceptable for the
right candidate). Also you because of the nature of the work you will be
required to sign NDAs and may have to submit to a background check.

The specifics for the job are below.

We are looking for somebody to join our content conversion team. You will be
converting pdfs, xml and html files to EPUB for use on an eBook Reader. The
content will include NYT Best Seller¹s to US Army Field Manuals (and
everything in between). You must be able to create css stylesheets, XHTML,
XML, understand meta data tags, and be able to include multiple files to
create an optimized and correct (the same content as in the paper book is in
your electronic rendering) EPUB. If you¹re interested in being part of
building a new service, working with a diverse group of customers, and have
a strong background and experience with XHTML, XML, Jscript, and CSS; we¹re
interested in hearing from you. There is the option of going from Temp to

Haven¹t done an EPUB yet? That¹s ok, if we call you for an interview please
familiarize yourself with what an EPUB is and be prepared to talk about your
XML and conversion skills. We can train you and help you learn, but you must
demonstrate an ability and desire to learn and to do so quickly.

Job Requirements
€ Ability to create layout and print solutions using Adobe Creative Suite
(specifically Dreamweaver and InDesign)
€ Comprehensive knowledge of elements of design
€ Basic understanding of coding (especially Jscript)
€ Ability to take a print book and quality-control it against your
electronic version (this means comparing a page in a book to its
corresponding eBook page)
€ This is NOT a telecommuting position. Must be able to work between the
hours of 9-5 in our offices in Dobbs Ferry.
Naveed Jamali
Books and Research
(p) 914 478 3613 ext 101
(f) 914 693 3791
toll free 1877 268 1074

Direct posting to SLA NY