Pre-Press & Production Manager at TQ Tezos

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 About TQ Tezos (Tocqueville Group)
TQ is a New York-based blockchain technology company advancing the Tezos project. In close collaboration with global teams,TQ builds products on Tezos and developer tools to help other teams all around the world do so. TQ also helps startups and enterprises adopt Tezos for a variety of exciting use cases, facilitating the growth of a robust, high-functioning Tezos ecosystem.
About the role
Seeking a Pre-press and Production Manager to work with three (3) ongoing comic book titles. Knowledge of comics production pipeline and interactive elements preferred. Duties include: tracking and trafficking digital art and lettering corrections; receive and send materials from/to creative talent and product manager. Assembling files for covers, letter pages, interior book pages, special projects and other related projects as assigned. Coordinating with Editorial, In-House resources, Creative Talent, Proofreaders, and Product Manager to achieve material due dates, ensuring all required approvals are achieved to meet the projects ship date. Room to grow projects and position.
  • Create template for digital art specs and delivery
  • Work with Product Manager to determine specs for final files delivery
  • Responsible for the tracking/production of interiors, proofs, and samples, working with Editorial, Colorists, Marketing, and Product Manager to achieve all required approvals to assure correct line-up and maintain quality standards and schedules
  • Receive line art files, check specs, clean, template, and move on to server for next step
  • Make digital art and lettering corrections to all materials if necessary
  • Assist with assembling files for covers, letter pages, and interior book pages
  • Creating and checking of files convention for bonus materials, including NFTs, polls, and extra content
  • Inspect all color files used in the assigned titles for resolution and overall quality
  • Quality control proofs and samples and ensure comments and/or corrections by Editorial are made
  • Oversee final files delivery and successful approval with Product Manager
  • Troubleshoot and resolve all questions raised by Product Manager with regard to materials supplied
  • Create low-res digital files for Marketing purposes
  • Run weekly Production meeting to discuss status of projects
  • Work with the technology team and attend all meetings associated with workflow updates
  • Bring solutions or concerns to Editorial and Product Manager for evaluation as needed
  • Attend all related meetings as needed
  • Handle other duties as needed
  • Related degree in accredited art school or equivalent work experience preferred
  • At least three years experience using digital workflow technology at a design service bureau, publisher, entertainment, or related environment required
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, required
  • Knowledge of Google Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign required
  • Knowledge of Mac-based peripheral devices required
  • Ability to successfully work in team environment and interact with other people required
  • Experience with project-management software required
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple project elements simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills required
  •  Basic knowledge of hand lettering and ability to make minor line art/color corrections as needed preferred
  • Familiarity with comic book art and general knowledge of comics preferred
  • Knowledge of Soft Proofing and of print production, InSite, and Smart Review a plus
We offer:
  • Flexible work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401k matching 

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411 Lafayette Street New York, New York , NY 10003

An Insider's view of TQ Tezos

How does the company support your career growth?

Alison, our president, has a leadership style that prioritizes discovering and cultivating the things that her employees are passionate about. Managers at TQ are trained to help their direct reports identify skills and passion and encourage them to run with it


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What are TQ Tezos Perks + Benefits

TQ Tezos Benefits Overview

Our employees enjoy perks & benefits, most of which are completely employer paid. We offer our employees 401(k) matching, comprehensive medical coverage, unlimited days off (US), competitive compensation and a flexible work schedule.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Both Short Term and Long Term Disability are covered by employer. LTD covers 60% of earnings, up to $6,000 monthly. STD covers 60% of earnings, up to $1,500 weekly weekly benefit.
Dental Benefits
Fully covered by TQ. We also offer a $1,000 stipend to be used for orthodontia.
Vision Benefits
Fully covered by TQ
Health Insurance Benefits
TQ offers medical insurance through United Healthcare Oxford, with three plans to choose from. The HSA Plan is fully covered by the company with the other two plans covered 85%.
Life Insurance
Employee Basic Life Insurance is provided worth $50,000 and is covered by employer
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
The Company makes safe harbor employer contributions to the employee’s 401(k) up to 100% of contributions on the first 3% deferred, then 50% of contributions from 3% to 5%.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
TQ will match employee contributions of $5 (five USD) or more, dollar-for-dollar up to a maximum of $1,000 (one thousand USD) per employee, per calendar year
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
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