Straive specializes in several key publishing operations roles that deal with project schedules, quality and stakeholder management. Our publishing operations team, comprising experts with decades of experience in content workflows and excellent communication skills, works as an extension of the publisher’s in-house team with publisher domain email IDs. They are supported by our over 800 resources across the United States, the Philippines, and India. We also manage third-party production vendors for our clients.
Editorial Project Management
Editorial Project Managers (EPM) work with authors to ensure the manuscript is developed according to guidelines and schedules. They act as the key point of contact for authors from when the book is contracted until ... Read More it moves to production. EPMs are highly skilled and customer-focused professionals who know how to strike the right balance between author satisfaction and author deadlines. Read Less
Production Editors & Project Managers
Once the manuscript is accepted for production, Production Editors take over from the EPMs. They coordinate with the production, design and editorial teams and the author to ensure production schedules are met, ... Read More specifications are shared and the project is within budget and specifications. Traditionally, Project Managers are vendor resources, while Production Editors are in-house publisher staff. As we often take over the PE role for many of our clients, we have combined both the PM and PE into an integrated role that offers a single point of contact for a project and cost savings by eliminating redundant tasks. Read Less
Our design studio supports a wide range of creative requirements---from the designing of cover and interior pages to art creation, including infographics and medical and engineering drawings
Rights & Permissions
We manage the freelancers used by publishers through our Freelancer Management System, which offers an efficient workflow for onboarding, allocating, tracking, and rating freelance resources, as well as spending. ... Read More We also conduct workflow analyses to determine tasks that can be managed through automation and offshore resources to achieve cost efficiency Read Less