Pre - press / Production Designer

Weymouth, MA
Job Terms:
posted by:
Ryan Krivonick

Job Description:

Our client, a printing company in Weymouth, is searching for a Pre-press/Production Designer.  This Pre-press person will need to be able to keep up with the changing, sometimes demanding pace of the print, design and marketing industry. 

Experience in the print industry, specifically in pre-press, is a must 
Have experience with plating, color separating and imposing files for proper production 
Fluent in graphic applications including Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Quark 
Solid knowledge in the Microsoft suite programs: Word, Publisher and Powerpoint 
Exceptional time management skills 
Strong organizational and follow-through skills 
Detail oriented with excellent layout and proofing abilities 
Work on multiple projects and be able to perform within tight deadlines 
Strong written and verbal communication skills 
Ability to work calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment 

Create files, or review and adjust provided artwork, for proper output including color correction, adjusting bleeds, imposition, editing files in native applications and proofing files for customer approval. 
Impose art files per specifications 
Analyzes customer files for possible production concerns 
Review files for print quality standards 
Understand client needs and use creativity to exceed expectations 
Prepare a variety of files for both our offset and digital presses 
Create and email print-ready files to vendors for production of digital, offset, large format, screen printing and/or promo products. 
Manage the logistics of day-to-day projects and prioritize tasks within the workload