Job Detail

LAYOUT DESIGNER

MMRDRS

Reference
XZ7BZ8Z5
Job Type
  • Full time
Job Description

Who we are:

At MMRD we are proud to support Myanmar businesses since 1992. We strive to be the best information provider and enable local SMEs, global businesses, and social organizations in Myanmar.


What we do:

We help businesses and organizations to connect with their audience through print and digital directories (yellow pages), and to better understand their environment through Research Services.


As the country opens up, a key issue for both foreign and local organizations is the lack of readily-available and reliable data. Since 1992, our teams have accumulated a wealth of knowledge and data on Myanmar through thousands of interviews, focus groups or surveys across all major industries and communities. MMRD has unrivaled capabilities when it comes to data collection, processing and analysis in order to provide our clients with unique insights on Myanmar business and social environment.


Our Department:

MMRD Publications publishes the iconic Yangon Directory and Mandalay Directory, as well a range of Trade Directory publications, magazines and a number of other print products. We also publish the MY Yangon lifestyle magazine as well as the occasional map or guide. The aim for all our publications is that we connect people to our clients so that they can grow. The candidate will be a Layout Designer of the Yangon Layout team who is responsible for assisting in the layout team our printed directories.


The job will involve laying out of our 14 printed directories. The layout process involves combining listings of businesses with adverts from our clients, placing the adverts according to our regulations, and paginating the addresses. We currently use Indesign Style Sheets as well as a customized directory page layout software programme to layout the directories. Maintaining accuracy, maximizing the amount of data per page, and completing the layout process in a very tight timescale are of the most important duties of the post. The majority of the directories are in the English language, so knowledge of the English alphabet system is a must.


  • Layout 14 directories according to the layout and style regulations, and according the schedule provided by the Layout Manager.

  • Create design for fillers and section pages

  • Insert any additional data provided by Sales into the Excel format or directly into the Layout programme.

  • Follow layout team’s filing system accurately


    • 3+ years in a Desk Top Publishing role or Data Management Role

    • Graduate

    • Advanced Computer Skills in the following software and programmes:

      • Excel (Specialist knowledge including the use of pivot)

      • Indesign, especially an extensive knowledge of Styles

      • Photoshop, Corel Draw, Word, Adobe PDF, Page Maker

    • Intermediate knowledge of Data packages (e.g. SQL, Access, Xml),

    • Excellent knowledge of alphabetical order of English & Myanmar, and high ability to put into order quickly. 

    • Typing Skills in Myanmar & English (35+ words a minute),

    • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

    • Excellent attention to detail; able to spot inconsistencies in text, colour or alignment.

    • Be able to comply exactly to rules and regulations

    • Able to work independently.

    • A methodical work who can stick to strict guidelines and fixed schedules

    • Good use of initiative.

 

Requirements
Salary
Negotiable
Job Location
Yangon
Township
Mingalar Taung Nyunt
Company Info

At MMRD we are proud to support Myanmar Business since 1992. We strive to be the best information provider and enable local SME’s, global businesses and social organisations in Myanmar. 

 What we do
     We help businesses and organizations to connect with their audience through print and digital Directories (yellow pages), and to better understand their environment through Research Services. 
     As the country opens up, a key issues for both foreign and local organizations is the lack of readily-available and reliable data. Since 1992 our teams have accumulated a wealth of knowledge and data on Myanmar through thousands of interviews, focus groups or surveys across all major industries and communities.  


 Our Team
   With 650 staff based in 28 cities in Myanmar, MMRD has unrivaled capabilities when it comes to data collection, processing and analysis in order to provide our clients with unique insights on Myanmar business and social environment.


 Our organization
• Publication Services: Yellow Pages, Business Directories & Industry Guides, Magazines
• Research Services: Consumer Insight (through our JV with Nielsen, Nielsen MMRD), Business Insight and Social Insight
• Affiliated Agencies: Executive Search and Recruitment (CDC), Video and audio production for the advertising industry (Visual Impact / Sound Impact) and Trading (Direct 2 U)


 Our clients:
   Over 120,000 companies are listed in our Directories and thousands of them advertise with us every day, through both print and digital products. Over the last ten years, our Research Services teams have served more than 200 local and international organizations, across a wide range of sectors and communities.