Pre-press Operator / Print Coordinator Reprographics

Recruiter
Bluetownonline Ltd.
Location
Staffordshire
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Pre-Press (Repro)

Location: Tamworth

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Department: Operations

Reports To: Team Leader

Job Role:

Imagine yourself at the heart of a dynamic, inspiring and future-focused team, helping to build the reputation of household-name brands around the world. Imagine seeing a product picked off a shelf, with the knowledge that you were part of that motivation. That's what our client do. They are a global collective of companies that enables brands to Own The Momentâ„¢, when a customer's interest can be converted into action.

This role is to ensure that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures
  • Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints
  • Amending, checking & pre-flighting artwork
  • Ensure client guidelines are followed
  • Ensure artwork meets printer specifications and print process
  • Flagging up any potential artwork errors and fixing if necessary
  • Providing colour proofs for client sign off
  • Using Adobe CS packages to perform all art working and prepress requirements
  • Ensuring accuracy and consistency of artwork
  • Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members

Skills & Abilities

  • Extensive experience using Adobe CS packages
  • Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills for daily interaction with account management / traffic team
  • Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting
  • Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised
  • Proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard
  • Ability to understand and execute instructions
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • To adhere to all internal processes in place for digital workflows
  • To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department
  • Effective problem-solving
  • Ability to manage own workload and meet customer deliveries
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

Advantageous

  • Strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
  • A keen eye for colour and colour matching skills
  • You will have solid experience of working within a prepress environment
  • Experience of the print industry and processes

Benefits

  • 08:00 - 16:30 (Mon-Fri) - 30 minutes for lunch
  • Private Pension, matching between 1% - 5%
  • Private Healthcare (currently Aviva) - tax applicable due to benefit in kind
  • Life Assurance (x3 annual salary pay out)
  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 statutory bank holidays)

Please click the APPLY now button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant titles of; Artworker, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Pre-Press Operative, Prepress Operator, Pre-Press Assistant, Reprographic Coordinator, Reprographic Print Officer, Marketing Assistant, Print Marketing, Marketing Officer, Creative and Designer will also be considered for this role.