Desktop Publishing

DTP Agent

Minimum Preferably Bachelor?s Degree in any discipline

Certified training for Associate Desktop Publishing (DTP) (programme aligned to SSC/ Q2702 released by IT ITe


Minimum 0-1 years of work experience/internship in editorial and DTP

The tasks an Associate Desktop Publishing (DTP) is expected to perform include:Formatting research reports into standard templates using Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, HTM or other formats

Adding pictures, photos and videos to the content, if required

Ensuring that the duplication of publications is avoided Storing publications in the organisation?s knowledge base with correct versions

Providing access to publications in the organisation?s knowledge base to those who are entitled Establishing the requirements of the content of publications Verifying the correct versions of all content before publishing

Manipulating content into draft publications using standard templates and tools Reviewing draft publications with concerned people Obtaining approval of publications

Creating outputs of publications in formats required for production teams

Providing instructions for production teams Liaising with production teams to resolve any production issues

Familiar with issues regarding specifications of content

Proficient in dealing with the issues that arise in content publishing

Awarenessof different types of tools, materials and software available for publishing

Skilled in avoiding publication of duplicate content

Knowledge of different types of content styles, templates, etc.

Knowledge of language requirement ofdifferentaudiences

Awarenessof current practices in content publishing

Proficiencyin software tools - Adobe Flash, Macromedia, Adobe Acrobat, or HTM

Certifications in Desktop publishing software, tools and platforms

Hardworking and persistent

Attention to detail Result-oriented

Good communication skills

It is a desk job

Neednot handle a team

Localtravelling is not a part of this job role

Part-timework and contractual jobs are not available

Work fromhome option is not available

Working hours

Multinational companies usually work for 5 days a week and 8 to 9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift working may predominantly not be available

Overtime may be required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazard like poor eyesight, obesity, joint pain, etc. if not taken care of

For fresher - INR 15,000 to INR 25,000 per monthFor candidates with experience - INR 20,000 to INR 35,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Prospects in IT/ITES Industry

According to ?Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the IT and ITES Industry Sector (2022)report, the IT service spending is expected to increase to US $ 1.5 to 1.7 trillion till 2022. Out of this the global market research and analytics segment is expected to worth US $ 60 billion with an outsource component of US $ 25 to 30 billion. A lot more areas are likely to witness KPO activity spanning patent advisory (in addition to patent filing/documentation), high-end research and analytics, online market research, and legal advisory. It is expected that the share of IT and ITES would change from about 75% and 25% respectively to about 60% and 40% respectively, indicating an increasing share for the ITES (BPO/KPO) segment. Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would employ about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022.

The engineering Services and R&D: This segment is worth over US $ 7.3 billion in exports and has witnessed a growth of 25% since 2004. Engineering services and R&D is expected to touch US $ 50 billion in revenues by 2020.

The growth of R&D industry will in turn ensure high demand for desktop publishing jobs.

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