Pre-Press Operator

Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
£competitive +benefits
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
08 Mar 2018
Ref
J2869
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a market leader in the sector they operate in. Role:
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 and 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