Overview: The Desktop Publishing Specialist will format training packages, reports, information sheets, presentations and other publications for a variety of audiences and purposes. The Specialist will create layouts for print publications and presentation graphics, including illustrations and graphics, in a Windows environment,andw will use specialized desktop publishing software (e.g., MS Office package), Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop. Also, the Specialist will use color and text to create documents that are readable, appropriate and meet the needs of both the intended audience and the organization. Note: This role will be focused solely on desktop publishing. Therefore candidates must have previous desktop publishing experience for further consideration.
Format print materials (in English and other languages) using style sheets and templates. This requires advanced word processing skills, particularly in MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
Develop graphics for presentation, print and electronic materials.
Proofread documents (in English and other languages) at various stages of development.
Organize and catalogue graphics files.
Manage multiple desktop publishing projects effectively and efficiently.
HS Diploma or equivalent with 2 years of related experience; AA/BA degree preferred [ADD: Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.]
Proficiency in using desktop publishing software, including MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop.
Experience creating layouts for a variety of publications using a variety of software programs.
Experience creating layouts for scientific, medical or other technical materials.
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
Ability to work on both PC and Apple platforms.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, setting priorities and meeting deadlines
Knowledge of English grammar and usage.
Ability to proactively organize and manage own work
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Familiarity with Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop and InDesign.
Foreign language proficiency a plus, particularly in French, Portuguese, or Spanish
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.