Pre-Press Operator


Job summary

Future Recruitment Ltd
£40,000 - £49,999
Printing, Printing - Digital Printing, Printing - Wide Format
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job



Up to £35K (Depending on Experience) + Overtime at Time ½ + Pension + Death in Service + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays

Our client is a leading large format graphics and display Company based in Kent. They are currently looking to recruit a Pre-Press Operator to join their team.

The right candidate will be responsible for setting up files for print and finishing production requirements according to job bag, and material specifications. They will work closely with, the production and studio teams along with all members in the print and finishing departments to ensure all projects are delivered and all requirements and needs of the client are met and exceeded.


  • Working to set tasks on a daily basis.
  • Make ready studio files for print production, completing all pre-flight production checks based on print machine profiles.
  • Applying bleed to artworks, creating cutter files, ensuring files are set up correctly to the material size of the agreed substrate, print machine and finishing requirements.
  • Nesting and tiling of artworks to give best yield to material.
  • Complete simple and fast turnaround art-working amend requirements and quality control.
  • Following instruction surrounding campaign and event print requirements.
  • Report to production managers, and department managers throughout the day.
  • Work as a team to achieve daily objectives and to a high standard.
  • Follow an on-line work schedule.
  • Working with MIS system (training provided)


  • The right candidate will be an out-going, organised, capable, friendly and helpful, a confident self-starter.
  • Experience of working on both PC and MAC in pre-press arena.
  • Pre-Press software knowledge.
  • Pre-Press knowledge of large format printing experience.
  • Adobe CC, Illustrator and Photoshop experience.
  • Strong technical understanding and attention to detail.
  • Take pride in their work, remaining focused, calm and motivated.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.

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