Pre-Press Operator

Howard Hunt
Dartford, Kent
Depending on experience
18 Jun 2018
18 Jul 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

The Role:
As CTP, Pre-Press, Mac Operator, you will join the BTS team working on artwork, repro and pre-press services in accordance with client briefs. You must also have strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with management and co-workers, as well as applying these skills to proofing, grammar & spell checking. Performing accurate file management, digital artwork preparation & generation / manipulation, efficient organisation of plate production and effective liaison with all managers, your responsibilities include:

  • Preparing accurate artworks & repro from approved design / client briefs
  • Artwork pre-flight ensuring accuracy of technical specifications
  • Creating print-ready artwork for packaging to meet production requirements
  • Retouching, checking and amending existing artwork
  • Proofing of design files and images from design agencies / graphic service providers
  • Calibration of proofing, CTP and measurement equipment
  • Graphic design using Adobe InDesign / Illustrator / Photoshop
  • Printing Digital Proofs using our range of digital printing equipment
  • Plate production

The Company:
Howard Hunt has been going strong for over 25 years. We supply print for FTSE100 companies, Print Management Companies, Graphic Designers and more.

The Person:
As a reprographics, CTP, Prepress, Mac Operator, you will have a full understanding of the artwork, repro and pre-press process for the traditional print insert and direct mail work and a full knowledge of the printing process and techniques / colour management. You will be experienced with artwork, repro and pre-press software including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign. Preferred PDF workflow experience on Fuji XMF, others will be considered and training will be provided.

Only apply if you have worked as a CTP, PrePress, Mac Operator

Job Type: Full-time
Job Hours: Earlies: 06:00 - 13:30, Middles: 10:30 - 18:00, Lates: 13:30 - 21:00


  • CTP: 2+ years
  • Mac Operator: 2+ years
  • Pre Press: 2+ years


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