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Digital Product Developer

Employer: Juta and Company
Location: Western Cape
Date posted: 18 Jan 2018

Job Description:

The successful applicant will join Juta Law’s Information Systems team in developing digital products in multiple formats for the legal information industry.


Key performance areas:

• Digital Product Development

• Publication styling

• Data preparation for publishing purposes

• Drafting of specifications

• Research, development and implementation of projects


• 3 to 5 years styling experience in Microsoft Word

• 3 to 5 years styling experience in HyperText Markup Language (HTML and CSS)

• Previous experience of creating, modifying and correcting OCR errors in PDF files would be advantageous

• A tertiary qualification in Publishing would be advantageous

• Knowledge of Folio Views, NXT or other digital publishing platforms would be advantageous

• Knowledge of ebook (ePub) development would be advantageous

• Previous knowledge of a typesetting environment would be advantageous

• Digital product development knowledge in a publishing environment would be advantageous
• Excellent computer literacy

• Meticulous attention to detail

• Excellent quality orientation

• The ability to work in a team environment and independently

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

• The ability to embrace new technology and/or changes for the development of improved products

• Ability to work under pressure

• Interest in publishing

Contact Details

Contact Person: Jeetesh Ranchod
Contact Number: 0216592300
Contact Email: