Studio Manager/Senior Esko Operator - Packaging

England, West Yorkshire
Bonus + Other Benefits
05 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Nicola Hurd
Contract Type
Full Time




Salary £28-35K + Bonus + Other Benefits

Our Client is an independently owned, well invested packaging group, supplying printed packaging solutions to the food, cosmetic, personal care, industrial, healthcare and toiletry markets. Currently looking to recruit a Studio Manager/Senior Esko Operator.


  • Pre-flighting supplied files for production suitability
  • Attending weekly artwork meetings to liaise with production on potential print issues
  • Preparing supplied artwork for flexible packaging and labels through to fully repro stepped files using automated workflows
  • Electronic image manipulation and colour correction. (Photoshop)
  • Colour managed proof output - using GMG Open Color software
  • Working with Production teams on a day to day basis
  • To QC files for print production using ESKO Viewer software

Skills required:

  • Packaging industry experience
  • Ability to achieve deadlines within short time frames
  • Problem solving skills
  • Understanding of flexo & offset printed packaging or labelling
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good time management and communications skills

Experience with:

  • Esko Packedge, ESKO Automation Engine - automated workflows.
  • Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator & Photoshop.
  • Stepping files using Esko software.
  • Experience of using GMG Open Colour Management Software.
  • Flexo and Offset repro knowledge of packaging and labels.
  • An understanding of digital file formats (pdf, tiff, eps) from different operating systems (Mac and PC) is required.
  • Experience in producing Dot gain curves
  • Experience in producing
  • GMG colour profiles from printed fingerprint data
  • Experience in reviewing files and recommend changes based on flexo or offset print

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