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Career and Education Opportunities for Online Publishers

In general, online publishers format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Online Publisher

Online Publisher video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Online publishers check preliminary and final proofs for errors and make needed corrections. They also study layout or other design instructions to establish work to be done and sequence of operations. Equally important, online publishers have to enter text into computer keyboard and decide on the size and style of type, column width and appropriate spacing for printed materials. They are often called upon to ready sample layouts for approval, using computer software. They are expected to edit graphics and photos using pixel or bitmap editing, airbrushing or image retouching. Finally, online publishers operate desktop publishing software and apparatus to layout and produce camera-ready copy.

Every day, online publishers are expected to be able to see details at a very fine level of focus. They need to visualize how things come together and can be organized. It is also important that they distinguish between colors.