Joe Vriend

Joe Vriend
Senior Director, Composition & Creative Operations, HarperCollins Christian Publishing - Zondervan


Joe Vriend graduated from San Jose State University in California with a degree in commercial art and industrial studies graphics.
He then worked for a few years as art director for a number of small local magazines managed by a local printer in San Jose.
After moving to Michigan in 1977, Joe became the art director and production manager for a church agency. In 1994, Joe came to Zondervan to manage the composition area as it was starting to use desktop publishing for product typesetting and as it began to use an electronic text management system created by HarperCollins.


Location: Duffy/Columbia Level:
David Rech (Scribe), Andrew Hughes (Random House), Neil Litt (Princeton University Press), Joe Vriend (HarperCollins Christian Publishing - Zondervan)
Each participant has been responsible in implementing a multichannel, XML-first workflow. In this session, we will focus on practical, intuitive ways to achieve that in your publishing program. Moderated by David Rech (Scribe Inc.), the team of participants includes Andy Hughes (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group), Neil Litt (Princeton University Press), and Joe Vriend (Zondervan). Read more.


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