Job opening detail :
Production Manager (Printing & Prepress), Artisan Books
posted: Apr. 28, 2021
Offered by:
Workman Publishing Co.
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus; Profit-sharing
Full Time
New York, NY
Artisan Books is seeking an experienced Production Manager to join its team. This person will manage all aspects of manufacturing related to the physical details of new titles which includes books, puzzles and stationary items.  (Note: This is not an editorial or production editorial position.)
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Obtaining competitive manufacturing pricing
• Monitoring schedules
• Checking color proofs with designers and authors/photographers
• Processing invoices
• Resolving quality issues as needed
• Must be able to work with domestic and offshore vendors in varied book formats and be able to handle special projects as they arise
• A minimum of three years of experience in 4/c trade book production is required
• Must have a solid understanding of all stages of book manufacturing including estimating, scheduling, pre-press, color correcting, paper, printing, binding and freight forwarding
• Candidate must be a highly organized self-starter who is flexible and able to prioritize a busy workload
• Proficiency with Mac OS, Microsoft Office, Excel and Adobe InDesign
• Bachelor’s Degree
Workman Publishing is steadfast in its commitment to innovation, creativity, inclusion, and excellence. Our focus is to create a diverse and supportive environment, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any of the other fascinating characteristics that make each of us wonderfully unique. With a role at our company, you’ll be part of an amazing team! We invite you to explore our career options below, and we look forward to hearing from you.
Please send your résumé and cover letter to We apologize in advance but not all applicants will receive a response.
Please note that the person in this position will be working from home for the foreseeable future, although interested candidates must reside in either NY, NJ, or CT and be able to commute to Workman’s office when it is once again safe to work in an office environment.
About Our  
Workman Publishing Co., Inc., is an independently owned family of publishers, including
Workman Publishing, Workman Audio, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Algonquin Young Readers, Artisan, Storey Publishing, and Timber Press. Workman also partners with The Experiment, duopress, Erewhon Books, Familius, and Future House Publishing. Workman publishes award-winning children’s books, cookbooks, parenting/pregnancy guides, and books on gardening, country living, and humor, as well as gift books, fiction, and the bestselling calendar line in the business. The company is headquartered in New York City’s Greenwich Village, with additional offices in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; North Adams, Massachusetts; and Portland, Oregon. For more information, visit
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