Prepress/Graphic Artist

Posted 1 week ago

McCourt is searching for a Graphic Artist/Prepress Operator whose main job function is to update/optimize customer art files, and prepare them for plate making or digital processing. The ideal candidate will enhance the overall prepress workflow through skills, technology and innovation while maintaining a high level of quality.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand Job Tickets and produce proofs and production files in accordance with their specifications.
  • Perform self-checks and proofread work by other team members in accordance to operating procedures.
  • Optimize customer provided art for printability by applying trap, pullback, overprint, etc.
  • Work with Customer Service Reps to gain understanding of customer’s expectations and requirements.
  • Detect issues in customer supplied art and work with Customer Service Reps to resolve problems.
  • Manage multiple jobs in various production stages.

Requirements:

  • Must have knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite design software, including but not limited to Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat.
  • Strong organizational skills, creative thinking and the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Must be able to work in both Windows and Mac environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technology including new/upgraded software and hardware.
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized, and take pride in delivering quality work.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field and/or 3 years prepress experience
  • Experience with ESKO and Kodak Prinergy Software is preferred.
  • Knowledge of color management is also preferred.

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