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Digital Production Associate

HOL Production | Getzville, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Digital Production Associate

About the Company

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is a leading, family-run publishing company that has been serving the worldwide library community for 100 years. At its core function, the company distributes information to libraries via HeinOnline, a premier online research platform, while also publishing, reprinting, and providing micrographic materials.  


Company Amenities and Benefits

Our recently remodeled, modern office is conveniently located creek-side in suburban Buffalo, minutes from the University at Buffalo Amherst Campus. Inside the Hein suite, enjoy a comfortable and relaxing workspace equipped with massage chairs, games and televisions, an onsite gym, and an in-house café. Outside, enjoy scenic views, go for a run after work, or take a leisurely walk on your lunch.


Your comprehensive benefits package would also include: 

  • Competitive Salary and Performance Bonus
  • 401K/Profit Sharing Plan (typically 12-15%)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Paid Life & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • In-house chef that prepares breakfast, lunch and take-home dinners
  • Continued Professional Development


About the Position

The Hein Company seeks a Digital Production Associate that will be cross trained in all aspects of taking a book or publication from its physical form into a searchable, digitized format that can then be added to our website,

The Digital Production Associate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Checks in new books when they are received into our Titles Database.
  • Communicates with outside parties on any issues with the books received or if books were not included in the shipment.
  • Maintains records for all borrowed books.
  • Sends loaned books back to their owners.


  • Operates various scanners to digitize content.
  • Completes quality checks which includes cleaning images and identifying any unclear images or missing pages. Performs rescans to ensure content meets appropriate quality standards.
  • Applies page numbers to scanned/digitized content.

 HeinOnline Production

  • Proofreads author names, book citation, and article titles.
  • Types in division titles, articles, notes, authors, etc. and adds the proper citation format for books and journals.
  • Performs a quality check of the images, page numbers, and data entered by other Associates.
  • Any additional duties as requested by management


Desired Skills and Experience

Required Skills/Abilities:

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who enjoys doing a variety of tasks throughout the day.

  • Good interpersonal skills and customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a positive and productive manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to carry out tasks and determine a course of action based on a variety of variable for each given situation.   
  • Excellent time management with a proven ability to meet goals/deadlines.
  • Proficient working in a Windows environment and with the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Able to type a minimum of 50 words per minute

Required Education/Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in an office setting


Other Position Information

Monday – Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm

$17.00 - $18.00 per hour, depending on experience



William S. Hein is an equal opportunity employer.