The ideal candidate needs to be someone with experience in layout for technical papers that will be printed, and involve a lot of data visualization (charts, graphs, etc) so fairly specialized.
The client may have one white paper at the end of this month, and then a series of papers over the next few months that are somewhat shorter but will follow the same type of branding/layout.
Portfolio/examples of relevant past work
Experience working with data visualization/technical design
Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis in InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator
Ability to produce long-form technical documents and handle production needs including image processing, flowing copy, placing images, etc..
Strong print design and production background is a must
Execute creative and well-designed collateral solutions across multiple applications including print and digital
Maintain quality results by proofing and pre-flighting layouts, assuring that required files, fonts, links, and color call-outs are accurately prepared for production