Repro Operator

George Thompson
£Competitive Package
24 Apr 2017
24 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An excitingly dynamic organisation, with an extensive blue chip account base, has an opportunity for a Repro Operator, with solid experience of working within a printing prepress environment, ensuring that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers’ specifications. You will have a strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures along with a keen eye for colour and colour matching skills. 

• Strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures 
• A keen eye for colour and colour matching skills 

As Repro Operator, your daily activities will include the following: 
• 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 

The successful applicant will have the following qualities: 

• 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 

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