Desktop publishing involves using computer programs to text, format data, photographs etc. to design materials for publication. DTP jobs are on the rise in India because the use of computers in typesetting and page layout has made such jobs very fine and flawless.

DTP experts are taking up freelancing as a part-time job on a large scale. As a specialist freelance jobs can help build strong portfolio without giving up the income of a steady full time job. Once as a freelancer you are able to achieve a full schedule, you can think of taking the risk of dropping the day job and devoting yourself full time to freelancing projects.

Freelance DTP (Desktop Publishing) Jobs and Vacancies
DTP freelancer's jobs have very good career prospects. Most foreign companies outsource this job to less developed countries where labor cost is less. Most newspapers, publishing houses, directory services of foreign countries hire desktop publishing firms from India for all kinds of required layouts. All you need to do o get more freelance job is to have a profile in Elance or other similar sites. Getting a job can be difficult in the beginning. Keep samples ready to convince a customer. Once you can overcome the initial hitches, you can find the going easy.

DTP Operator Jobs
A DTP operator jobs are also widely available in India. An operator has to work with a personal computer and a high-resolution printer. With the help of a program he has to select from a variety of page layouts, fonts and font sizes, column justifications and graphics libraries. All of these help to create and edit documents. The finished product comes out in printed form. Small businesses or individuals regularly approach desktop publishers for producing materials which are professionally of high quality. So, freelance or part time DTP operators get regular work in India.

DTP Graphic Designer Jobs
DTP graphic designer job is to design art and copy those designs for visual presentation. By using various computer programs designer creates and develop new and unique designs. For this designer must have creative ability and thinking for designing impressive and effective designs.

Skills needed to become a DTP Operator
The general skills needed to become a good freelancer are knowledge of:

  • Advanced computer skills
  • Comprehensive idea of advanced design
  • Prepress knowledge
  • A good understanding of printing technologies

This apart freelance DTP jobs require patience and lots of interpersonal skills.

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  • By Ravindra on April 13, 2010, 5:45 am Dear Sir, I am looking for DTP Operator job in house. I am from Mumbai. I am working in a Advertising agency office, That's why I have a good knowledge about computer and internet. Please help me find a job.
  • By Marianus Kerketta on April 16, 2010, 11:55 pm Hello Sir/Madam, I am experienced in Last 10 years, DTP work, book work, typesetting, layout and designing, I am working in publishing office. Please suggest me how do I get online DTP work without any investment. I really need this job.
  • By sandeep verma on April 19, 2010, 4:11 am Hello Sir/Madam, I am experienced in Last 2 years, DTP work, book work, typesetting, , I am working in office who is the contract of books. Please suggest me how do I get online DTP work without any investment. I really need this job.
  • By Sanjay Gaikwad on May 25, 2010, 2:36 am Dear Sir / Madam, I am Sanjay Gaikwad from Pune, India, I have 13 years of exp. in publication industry, I have Pcompleted Web Designing course and currently I am working with Sakal Paper Ltd. as a Sr. Graphic Designer, I have thorough knowledge of Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Illustrator, QuarkXpress, atc. I am looking for graphic designing freelance job. Awaiting for your positive reply. Thanks and Regards, Sanjay Gaikwad
  • By Ramakrishna on June 4, 2010, 7:19 am Dear Sir/Madam, I have 8 years of experience in DTP work, book work, typesetting, layout and designing (Magazines Layout, Brochures, Leaflets, annual reports, journal, abstract book, souvenir, poster, pamphlets etc. Please suggest me how do I get freelance DTP & Design work without any investment. Thanking you.
  • By Rajesh K. Tyagi on June 11, 2010, 11:22 am I am DTP operator with fast hindi/English typing in ADove pagemaker,Quarkexpress coral and photoshop. I am working in In-Dinon Press New DElhi. If you have any part/full time work for page setting plz mail me or sms send me of your office address at delhi.
  • By Shanker on July 22, 2010, 11:51 pm I am shanker prasad graduate from Delhi university. I am living in delhi. I have 5 years experience in Typesetting industry. I have good knowledge of typesetting. Currently I am working with MNC company.
  • By BIRENDRA KUMAR GUPTA on August 3, 2010, 6:35 am Hello Sir, I have 10 years of experience in Layout design work, book work, Magazines Layout, design Brochures, Leaflets, Pumplets etc. Please suggest me how do I get freelance DTP work without any investment. Thanking you.
  • By Veena on August 19, 2010, 7:18 am Hi,I'am veena, residing at Bangalore. housewife.I'am looking for any good home based job with no investment or membership fee or refferal.I have B.Sc degree with electronics specialization and basic computer knowledge. so will be waiting for your reply.
  • By Sanjay Sharma on August 23, 2010, 1:56 am Dear Sir/Madam
    I'm working as a Web/DTP Graphic Designer at Embassy, New Delhi. My total expereince in this filed is around 16 plus years. I have no problem in working Web and Printing sector. But I need a DTP job in part-time basis. If it is possible please call me on my mobile or through email.


    sanjay sharma
  • By Aashutosh Deshmukh on September 6, 2010, 11:20 am I am an currently working at an India based BPO company as a Project Leader.I have good skill in Photoshop CS2,Illustrater CS2,Imagerady CS2,CoralDraw X3,MS Office 2007,good knowledge of internet etc. I am looking for any Data entry Or Graphic Related online/offline job related above skills.
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  • By Kunal Shankar on September 22, 2010, 6:46 am Sir, I am kunal worked with reputed publishing house, I have very good knowledge of Pagemaker, Corel Draw, Photoshop and my typing Speed in English is 60 wpm and Hindi 50wpm with 90% accuracy. I need DTP work in home
  • By Manohara on October 30, 2010, 7:06 am Hello Sir,
    I have 15 years of experience in DTP Jobs and designing field like Advts, Leaflet Layout, Magazines Brochures & Posters.
    I can also do DTP in Kannada, Telugu and Hindi languages) Please reply me. Thank you.
  • By Upinder Singh on December 29, 2010, 1:10 pm Hello, I am Upinder Singh working as a post of Sr. DTP operator in Publishing Line last 13 years and want a good job in this line. If any vacancy or online freelancing job in your knowledge then told by email. I have a complete setup of five PC in my home
    Thanking with best regards
    Upinder Singh
  • By Upinder Singh on January 9, 2011, 10:44 pm Dear Sir/Madam,
    We want to introduce ourselves as a typesetter, I have freelanced remotely for the last 13 years, some of our client are Vikas Publishing House, Oxford University Press, Tata Macmillan P Ltd etc. I am very interested in working remotely with publishers like you. I look forward to hearing from you.

  • By Obiaku Susan on March 30, 2011, 7:00 am My name is Susan Obiaku. I am a female of 38 years old. I am a Nigerian. I had my primary, secondary and higher education in Nigeria. I have worked as a typesetter in a Newspaper company for over 10 years. I have also worked as a secretary in a private company. I can type above 70 words per minute. I am interesting in your offer.
  • By Pradip Banerjee on May 9, 2011, 4:27 am Hello Sir/Madam, I am experienced in Last 12 years, DTP work, book work, typesetting, layout and designing, Cover Designing, Illustration, Packaging Design, Bengali, English, Hindi Compose. I am working in publishing office. Please suggest me how do I get online DTP work without any investment. I really need this job.
  • By Mrs. Saroj Naik on July 3, 2011, 11:54 pm Dear Sir, I am looking for DTP job in house because I have computer and internet connection. I have 15 years of experience in designing field. I will send sample design via mail, Please help me and send me work for sample work, Please reply in my mail Id. Kindly do the needful.

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