Pre Press Operator - Hertford - £23-26k
This provider of large format graphics to the Retail, Events & Exhibitions marketplace has an excellent opening for a Pre-Press Operator to join their Hertfordshire based production team.
Reporting into the Production Manager, the pre press operator will be responsible for assisting a small, dedicated team in pre-flighting, troubleshooting, adjusting client files and preparing both PDF proofs and print ready files.
- Check customer supplied files when starting a new job, and compare it to the supplied hard copy for any differences and size conformity
- Ensure that job instructions are aligned to artwork supplied and/or referenced
- Responsible for ensuring that all artworks are saved in designated file locations on the server with the appropriate document control file naming specifications
- Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business.
- Manipulate files to match customer specs and outputing proofs as needed for internal checks as specified on the order for customer review/approval
The successful candidate must have either large or small format digital print knowledge as well as:
- Understand the way artwork is made so that problems can be addressed early on in the job process.
- Have a sound knowledge of the Adobe suite.
- Have some knowledge and experience in rip software.
- Must be able to work with various graphic design and layout software applications commonly used on Mac's and PC's
- Excellent understanding of digital file formats (pdf, tiff, eps) from different operating systems (Mac and PC) is required
- Must have the ability to output digital files to various output devices; must have the ability to continue to learn and use new graphics software on an ongoing basis
- Must have an understanding of print processes and how one color affects another
- Adhering to Health and Safety, Environmental policies and procedures.
- Focused on quality and customer satisfaction.
- Excellent team player and work ethic with a flexible attitude to overtime.
If you've got a strong pre press background we'd like to hear from you, so send in your CV today!
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