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Studio Manager/Senior Esko Operator - Packaging




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

Bonus + Other Benefits



0161 485 8888

Studio Manager/Senior Esko Operator - Packaging

West Yorkshire, UK

Published on 4 Jul 2019