Job opening detail :
Junior Production Developer
posted: Aug. 2, 2019
Offered by:
Chronicle Books
Full Time
San Francisco, CO
Chronicle Books has an exciting opening for a Junior Production Developer. The person in this role will shepherd books and non-books through the production development process while supporting the company’s mission, strategy, and objectives.

From creative inception to getting books in the warehouse, the Junior Production Developer will work with our Editorial, Sales, Marketing, and Design teams in generating title-specific specifications with an eye toward manufacturing efficiencies and concept interpretation. Responsibilities range from maintaining title purchase orders for outside vendors, calculating unit costs, updating pricing spreadsheets, liaising between publishing teams and printers, and coordinating special print projects.

Applicants should have at least 1 to 2 years print project management experience in publishing, working knowledge of print manufacturing processes, Adobe Suite familiarity, strong Excel skills, effective organizational and multitasking abilities, and a talent for clear communication.

Please note: this is not a design role; it is a print manufacturing position.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to and specify "Junior Production Developer" in the subject line. Chronicle Books is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Our  
Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and continues to be one of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the United States. Over the years, we have developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books and gift products. Our independent company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format across a list that is as diverse as it is distinctive. We value collaboration and creativity, we have a passion for design and quality, and we insist on surprising and delighting our readers. To succeed in our work, we seek and hire people who are committed to the open exchange of ideas and who help us cultivate an atmosphere of mutual accountability and trust.

Our mission says it best:

Inspired by the enduring magic of books, we cultivate and distribute exceptional publishing that is instantly recognizable for its spirit and creativity. Our collaborations spark the passions of adults and children worldwide, encouraging them to explore, connect, and see things differently.
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