Pre-Press Specialist – Direct Mail

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
Very competitive salary, based on experience
Posted
26 Jun 2017
Closes
26 Jul 2017
Discipline
Pre-Press
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Pre-Press Specialist – Direct Mail

First Move Direct Marketing is passionate about Direct Mail and we're looking for someone to join our Pre-Press and Data team.  The role will involve preparing artwork and variable data document composition for digital print.

Key responsibilities

  • Preparing artwork files for printing process on a variety of Xerox machines with a high proportion of work being data driven direct mail.
  • Data manipulation and management including the use of mailsort software
  • Amending, checking & pre-flighting artwork
  • Ensure artwork meets printer specifications and print process
  • Flagging up any potential artwork errors and fixing if necessary
  • To work well alongside other departments including production and clients services
  • To work within First Move Quality Management System

Skills and abilities

  • Experience of XMPie, Planet Press or other document composition/variable data software
  • Extensive experience using Adobe CS packages
  • Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access an advantage
  • Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting
  • Ability to understand and execute instructions
  • Good understanding of Rip technologies including Fiery
  • Effective problem-solving
  • Ability to manage own workload and meet customer deliveries
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

If this position sounds like the right role for you, please send in a covering letter and your accompanying CV.