Job Title: Production Associate
Date Posted: 10-13-2005
Job Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Associate Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Lathian Systems, Inc.
Company Website:
Contact Information: Lathian Systems, Inc   Lathian Systems, Inc (
Job Description:
The Production Associate will provide graphic and production design for physician recruiting
activities that consist of electronic and print media. The purpose of these activities is to
recruit health care professionals to attend online educational sessions in order to learn
about developments in the pharmaceutical industry. This position is 20-30 hours per week
onsite, with a strong possibility of this turning into a regular, full-time position after a
successful completion of an introductory period.

Primary Duties
The Production Associate will design, code and test HTML emails. He/she will also design and
layout of print materials including direct mail, faxes and bi-fold invitations. The Production
Associate will prepare all print pieces for one and multi-color printing. 

Attention to detail and proofreading all of your own work is a core responsibility.

The Production Associate will also be responsible for effective communication with the Account
Management team, understanding and outlining all production requirements, and executing
deliverables under a tight deadline.

Maintain digital art and project files in accordance with the departmental/company standards.

Job Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience coding HTML emails with an understanding of the wide array of email clients and
their display capabilities.

3 years experience using and understanding Dreamweaver and HTML to code standard compliant and
valid web pages. Individual must understand cascading style sheets and the various tools that
Dreamweaver offers to validate code. 
3 years experience with PhotoShop and Illustrator to create web graphics. 
Select applicants will take an HTML test as part of the interview process.

Pre-press experience is required. We are looking for detailed file preparation that will allow
any printer to easily work with our projects. 
3 years experience with QuarkXpress and InDesign for design of print materials. 3 years
experience with PhotoShop and Illustrator to create graphic assets for print projects. 

Comprehensive knowledge of graphic design principles with a strong emphasis on typography.

Grammar, punctuation and spelling are critical. Select applicants will take a copy editing
test as part of the interview process.

Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work on several projects at one time
and keep all projects organized.

Familiarity with digital file formats (tiff, eps, pdf, gif, jpeg, etc) and the strengths and
weaknesses of each. Ability to use scanner, laser printers and other graphics related

Minimum Education and Experience Required
Associates degree or completion of technical specialty program. Minimum 3 years experience
required. Portfolio of previous work and references are required.

 Dreamweaver and HTML
 Proofreading and attention to details

Only local candidates will be considered. Interested candidates should please email their
resume and salary requirements to 

Company: Lathian Systems, Inc. 
Contact: Sandi Schiff, Director Human Resources 
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