Welcome!

TNQ is 2300+ people and counting. We provide pre-publishing services to publishers and authors of scientific, technological, medical and scholarly content. So we work with the world's most educated customers from our facilities in Chennai and Coimbatore.

If you are interested in a career with us, please select a position from the index given below and attach your CV.

If you'd like to send your CV freestyle, without attaching it to any listed position, please click here .

Job Descriptions

  • Copyediting

  • Trainee - Copyediting

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Graduates / Post Graduates in any Life Science Discipline (without standing arrears)
    • 2. Excellent English skills (verbal & written) and proficient in Microsoft Office
    • 3. Enthusiastic learner who enjoys reading; with an eye for detail

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Edit documents as per the Publisher’s language and style requirement
    • 2. Check the Manuscript for punctuation, spelling, clarity and subject verb agreement
    • 3. Ensure the documents are ready and well set for the next stage, Language editing
  • Language Editor

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. 6 – 36 months of experience in Copy Editing / Language Editing of STM Journals / Books, with high emphasis on quality
    • 2. Excellent English skills (verbal & written), an eye for detail, proficiency in Microsoft Word
    • 3. Enthusiastic learner and passion for reading / editing, flexible to work in rotational shifts (no night shifts for women employees)

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Edit author manuscript for spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, and rephrasing sentences as needed
    • 2. Edit and ensure that the document conforms to the publisher's language and style requirements
    • 3. Language editing of Journals / books with high emphasis on quality
    • 4. Responsible for doing regular checks of files copy edited by the Editor trainees and give them appropriate feedback
    • 5. Identify bugs in tools and record in the e-support tool
  • Copy Editor

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. 12 to 48 months of experience in Copyediting of STM Journals / Books, with high emphasis on quality
    • 2. Should have good communication skill in English
    • 3. Should possess eye for detail and reading skills
    • 4. Should be flexible to work in shifts, should be willing to extend and work based on the business requirement

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Responsible for checking the style of the content with the given style sheets
    • 2. Ensure consistency and availability of the data as per customers specification
    • 3. Checking for appropriate Punctuation, Capitalization and Spelling
    • 4. Ensure high quality in all above mentioned aspects and should be capable of meeting crucial deadlines
  • Manager - Copyediting

    A diverse, multi-cultural team of full-time, part-time, flexitime, freelance and on-shore Copy Editors work together at TNQ. This means that we have in place Managers of Copyediting. We are looking for candidates with at least two years of experience managing a composite team.

  • Software

  • Product Manager

    • 1. 9 to 13 years of experience working in IT sector
    • 2. Should have great knowledge in software marketing/product management
    • 3. Conversant in managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
    • 4. Skill to develop and implement company-wide go-to-market plan
  • Project Manager

    • 1. 8 to 11 years experience in IT and at least 3 years’ experience in managing and executing projects
    • 2. Should be an expert in AGILE concepts and SCRUM methodologies
    • 3. Experience / knowledge in CMMI are preferred
    • 4. PMP / Scrum Master Certification would be an added advantage
  • Business Analyst

    • 1. 5 to 6 years of experience working as Business Analyst
    • 2. Should have proper understanding of all phases of the project development life cycle
    • 3. Should be good in Analytical thinking and problem-solving
    • 4. Should have good oral and written communication skills
  • Solution Architect

    • 1. 9 to 13 years of experience working in IT sector
    • 2. Excellent working knowledge of design patterns, codes and syntax with strong troubleshooting skills
    • 3. Hands on experience in architecting software solutions for customers
    • 4. To have expert-level knowledge in designing and implementing new procedures and guidelines to enhance productivity and quality
  • Software Quality Assurance

    • 1. 2 to 5 years of SQA experience with good communication skills
    • 2. Must have excellent understanding of CMMi concepts
    • 3. Well versed in QMS, Process definition and Audits
    • 4. Solid understanding of Agile concepts. Good to have implementation experience
  • PHP: Software Engineer

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Should have 1 – 3 years of total experience in PHP
    • 2. Must have good experience in any one MVC frameworks (CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Zend and YII)
    • 3. Knowledge in Web services is added advantage
    • 4. Good to have knowledge in Unit Testing
    • 5. Good to have experience in Open source projects
    • 6. Should be good at logical thinking

    Job Description:

    • 1. Requirement analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Maintenance for enterprise business applications
    • 2. Involving in Unit Testing and Code Review
    • 3. Involving in Issue Analysis and Resolution
  • PHP: Senior Software Engineer

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Should have 3 – 6 years of total experience in PHP
    • 2. Must have good experience in any one MVC frameworks (CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Zend and YII)
    • 3. Knowledge in Web services is added advantage
    • 4. Good to have knowledge in Unit Testing
    • 5. Good to have experience in Open source projects
    • 6. Should be good at logical thinking

    Job Description:

    • 1. Requirement analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Maintenance for enterprise business applications
    • 2. Involving in Unit Testing and Code Review
    • 3. Involving in Issue Analysis and Resolution
  • Software Engineer - 3B2 Templates

    XML, Perl, XPath, 3B2 macros, 3B2 scripts, 3B2 show strings. In the same order or backwards. We need Template Engineers with at least 3 years of experience in 3B2 pagination, preferably in an XML-in flow.

  • Software Engineer - InDesign Templates

    XML, Perl, XSLT, VB/Java Scripts and InDesign. We need Template Engineers with at least 3 years of experience in InDesign pagination, preferably in an XML-in flow.

  • PHP – Tech Lead

    • 1. Should have 6 – 9 years of total experience in PHP
    • 2. Must have strong knowledge in MVC frameworks; and minimum 1 year in Webservices
    • 3. Minimum 2 years of experience working in Linux platform
    • 4. Should definitely be conversant with Unit testing and bug fixing
    • 5. Good to have experience in Open source projects
  • Production

  • Deputy Manager - Production

    Should be a graduate/postgraduate with additional professional qualification in printing technology and at least 8 years of experience in typesetting and related fields, including 4 years in a supervisory/managerial role handling customers and production independently. Experience in setting up and administering reporting systems and day-to-day project management is mandatory. The proficiency to communicate with and manage US and European clients is a huge plus.

  • Assistant Manager - Production

    All else being equal with the Deputy Manager - Production, the Assistant Manager designate is expected to have 5 years of experience in the business.

  • Project Manager - STM Publishing

    In this position, you engage with researchers and authors from worldwide on a day-to-day basis. You interact with and report to publishers, societies and other suppliers, tracking and scheduling manuscripts till they go out i's dotted, t's crossed, finely edited, properly structured and styled, and page-perfect. If you have an eye for such and about 5 years of experience, opportunities at TNQ run in volumes.
    TNQ is also considering people with at least 3 years of experience in book or journal quality control with good communication skills, who can be groomed into Project Management.

  • Image/Artwork Editor

  • Creative

  • Graphics Trainee

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Diploma holders (10+ 3yrs) / Under Graduates from Arts and Science with good knowledge in Photoshop and Illustrator (without standing arrears)
    • 2. Should have good communication skills
    • 3. Should be willing to work in rotational shifts (No night shift for Women)

    Job Profile:

    Responsible for Redrawing / Re-coloring / Re-sizing of Line art & Halftone images using Photoshop & Illustrator as per the customer's specifications

  • Illustrator

    Hello Illustrator, if you know your anatomy, and can send us a few samples to prove it, we can talk. TNQ provides scientific, technical and medical illustration services to publishers and authors worldwide and great opportunities for young artists to join, train and settle into a great career.
    Artists with experience in pharmaceutical / biomedical literature can apply for senior level placements. For artists who have managed an art studio and have good communication skills TNQ has growth paths in management. Apply with resume and sample art. Click here to see our samples.

  • Graphic Designer

  • Quality Control

  • Proof Reader Trainee

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Candidates with B.Sc / M.Sc (Mathematics / Statistics / Physics / Any Life Science Stream) - without standing arrears
    • 2. Should have good communication & typing skills
    • 3. Should be proficient in MS Office applications
    • 4. Must have focused eye for detail

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Responsible for word-level proof reading
    • 2. Responsible for close interaction with other functions to share and collect updates
    • 3. Ensure the availability of error free data
  • Proof Reader / Senior Proof Reader

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Graduate / Post graduate with at least a year of experience in proof reading
    • 2. Should be capable of proof reading articles with 100% accuracy
    • 3. Should be good in Mentoring and providing feedback to the trainees
    • 4. Work experience in proof reading with US Customers will be an added advantage

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Proofread articles word-by-word or character-by-character (depending on the customer requirement)
    • 2. Style check all types of articles according to customer requirement
    • 3. Coordinate with copyeditors / Paginator in case of any clarification
    • 4. Help Technical Editors compile an issue
  • Technical / Managing Editor

    A Technical Editor in our lexicon is a Graduate/Postgraduate with at least two years' experience checking styles and the page quality of books and journals. If you have managed a team in the process, and have at least 4 years of experience in all, then consider yourself a Managing Editor.

  • Technical Editor / Senior Technical Editor

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Graduates/ Post Graduates with a minimum of 2+ Years of experience in Proof Reading / Technical editing
    • 2. Should have handled Author’s corrections (Issues handling)
    • 3. Should have handled a team of Proof Readers & Technical Editors
    • 4. Should be capable of analyzing customer feedback along with Managing Editors and Assistant Managers and implement corrective and preventive measures

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Check the quality of proofs, set up new templates and check revises
    • 2. Monitor and ensure productivity targets of team members are met or exceeded
    • 3. Responsible for sending completed jobs to Managing Editors for final upload
    • 4. Allocate jobs to team members (Proof Readers) and make sure work is delivered on time
  • Conversion

  • Data Conversion Trainee

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Graduates from Computer Science background - B.Sc / BCA (without standing arrears)
    • 2. Should have good communication & typing skills
    • 3. Should be conversant in HTML

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Responsible for converting Doc files to XML format
    • 2. To test XML tagging and pass the file to the next process
    • 3. To deliver file with error free output
  • Data Conversion Operator

  • E-First

  • Web Developer

  • Pagination

  • 3B2 Trainee

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Graduates with Computer Science specialization B.sc, BCA (Without standing arrears)
    • 2. Should have good communication & typing skills
    • 3. Should be conversant in HTML

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Responsible for proofreading files using 3B2
    • 2. Should be able to check XML oriented corrections
  • Indesign Trainee

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Graduates with Computer Science specialization B.Sc, BCA (Without standing arrears)
    • 2. Should have good communication & typing skills
    • 3. Knowledge in In-Design will be an added advantage

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Responsible for composing pages using In-Design
    • 2. Should be able to check XML oriented Corrections
  • LaTeX Trainee

    Candidate Profile:

    • 1. Graduates in B.Sc / M.Sc (Maths) (Without standing arrears)
    • 2. Should have good communication & typing skills

    Job Profile:

    • 1. Responsible for composing pages using LaTeX
  • 3B2/InDesign Paginators

    Graduates with a minimum of one year's experience in composing pages for books and journals. XML knowledge is preferable.


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