The desktop publisher is responsible for acting as a lead on various electronic documents such as proposals and manuals. A key responsibility is ensuring that these materials meet stringent quality standards as established by the employer and stipulated by the client. The desktop publisher must also ensure that all client deadlines are met and that work is performed according to agreed-upon timelines and schedules.
Desktop Publisher Tasks
Edit graphics and photos using pixel or bitmap editing, airbrushing, masking, or image retouching.
Position text and art elements in a visually appealing way to design print or web pages.
Operate desktop publishing software and equipment to design, lay out, and produce camera-ready copy.
Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material, under supervision.