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Document Solution Services

DSS Quality Assurance Specialist

Purpose:

This is a professional production-focused position requiring a detail-oriented mind with a

keen eye for accuracy and consistency, assuring the development of best-in-class

marketing and communication material. This position is responsible for ensuring the

proof faithfully follows the original material, marking any deviations using standard

proofreader's marks. In addition, this individual will understand company

communication goals and ensure that Corporate ID/Brand guidelines are adhered to in all

marketing communications.

Responsibilities:

 Collaborate with the Design and Account Executive staff to fully understand projects

and develop materials to the highest standards.

 Assist in the production activities required to produce marketing and communication

material.

 Read proof against copy and mark for correction any typographical and

compositional errors.

 Assist in the positioning of text and graphics.

 Work with Production (Traffic) Manager to meet all project deliverables.

 Keep projects moving forward by heading off problems and troubleshooting issues as

they arise.

 Use and maintain department project management software.

 Follow departmental processes and procedures.

 Assure and approve all designs adhere to corporate ID standards.

 Perform other related projects and duties as assigned.

Skills/Experience Required:

 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience

 Excellent grammatical, spelling and typographical skills

 Solid knowledge and accurate usage of industry standard proofreader mark

 Detail-oriented and accurate

 Strong troubleshooting skills

 Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently

 Ability to multi-task and function in a fast-paced, deadline-critical environment

 Experience in a customer-driven and continuous-improvement environment

 Working knowledge of financial services marketing communication materials

 Proficient in layout/ production activities (QuarkXPress, Adobe, InDesign)

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