The Pre-Press Designer will work under close supervision to assist in the creation and rebuild of electronic and / or printed graphic materials.
This individual will have knowledge of specialized design concepts, media, and software tools to develop comprehensive layouts and the production of marketing collateral.
Assist in the design electronic and printed materials for folding cartons, set up boxes, trade exhibits, displays and other channels
Co-ordinate production (vector) artwork and virtual samples as each order dictates
Assist Manager with the rebuilding artwork files from clients (eg. Creating embossing, coating / varnish, stamping layers, scaling, cropping, retouching and repositioning)
Responsible for archiving and updating graphic files for future access
As directed modify files to increase the quality of production and ensure that standards are met
Assist in the development specifications and standards for printing and other production
As assigned inspect proofs for accuracy and adherence to corporate standards
Compare vendor / production proofs to the proofs customers approved for accuracy
Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Experience
Minimum of high school diploma with 2 year art / graphic design degree from a community college
Computer skills : MUST have experience in vector based software Adobe Illustrator, (MAC or PC). While Illustrator is the primary program used for 90% of our jobs, a high level knowledge in Adobe Photoshop is also desirable.
Specifically, color separating art in Photoshop and working in the channels area of the program
Proficient in the use of Acrobat, Workshop and Microsoft Office
A working knowledge of inks and print properties on various substrates
Understanding of design and conceptual skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and customers
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to respond quickly to changing situations as well as multitask.
Interested applicants should submit their resume to . We thank all applicants for their interest for considering however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.