Repro Operator / Pre-Press Operator - Staffordshire

GR8 Recruitment
West Midlands Region
18 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

International Packaging design and production company are seeking a Repro/Pre-Press Operator to support the artwork studio based in Tamworth, Staffordshire.

To ensure that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers specifications.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures
• Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints
• Amending, checking & pre-flighting artwork
• Ensure client guidelines are followed
• Ensure artwork meets printer specifications and print process
• Flagging up any potential artwork errors and fixing if necessary
• Providing colour proofs for client sign off
• Using Adobe CS packages to perform all art working and prepress requirements
• Ensuring accuracy and consistency of artwork
• Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members

Skills and Abilities:
• Extensive experience using Adobe CS packages
• Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills for daily interaction with account management / traffic team
• Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting
• Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others
• Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised
• Proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard
• Ability to understand and execute instructions
• Must be detail-oriented
• To adhere to all internal processes in place for digital workflows
• To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department
• Effective problem-solving
• Ability to manage own workload and meet customer deliveries
• Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

• Strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
• A keen eye for colour and colour matching skills
• You will have solid experience of working within a prepress environment
• Experience of the print industry and processes

Repro/Pre-Press Operator
Tamworth, Staffordshire