Pre-Press Artworker / Mac Operator

The Company

Our client is one of Europe’s largest Print Groups. An international business with factories in UK, Holland, Germany, Sweden, Poland, France & Thailand. Over the past four years, the group has invested substantially in all countries to be at the forefront of technology in the print sector. The UK facility is the most modern in the UK producing wide format print for clients like Nike; Jack Wills; Converse; Primark; Rolls Royce and major events such as the FA Cup Final; Great North Run and Bournemouth 7’s.

We are one of the fastest-growing wide format printers in the UK. We have just been nominated for the Wide Format Printer of the Year in the Industry awards. Based at the UK’s most modern production facility in Leeds – where we have both Dye Sublimation and UV print and finishing equipment capable of producing almost any point of sale or large format branding. We produce a high-quality print for many major retailers; sports events; construction and Automobile companies. You will have seen our print today as our print is in every major town and city.


The Role

We are seeking an experienced middleweight Artworker to ensure the efficient processing of all artwork to proof clearance and then into production. The role is busy and requires accuracy, productive efficiency and flexibility to meet deadlines. It also requires good interpersonal skills to support customers and our Sales Department. The role reports directly to our Studio Manager.




The Candidate

•Adobe Creative Suite. Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat

•Large format digital and dye-sublimation knowledge

•An understanding of digital file formats (PDF, tiff, eps)

•An understanding of the Mac operating system

•Preparing supplied artwork for large format production utilising Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Illustrator

•Image manipulation and colour correction where required

•PDF Proofing

•Colour managed proof output utilising GMG software

•Conform to precise procedures and guidelines

•Quality control of Print PDF files, Cut files and Proof Specification PDFs

•Data input and reporting via MIS

•Maintain good communication skills internally and externally

•Work proficiently as an integral part of a busy, friendly production team

•Flexibility to meet the demands of the Company and deadlines defined

•Maintain and manage good housekeeping methods on all systems and workstations along within the workplace.

•Upkeep of operational systems and software

•Sound written and verbal English


•A high level of PC Literacy

•Competent customer service skills across email and telephone

•Professional manner and appearance

•Creative design capabilities


•Customer Focus


•Decision Making

•Planning  and Organisation

•Operate well under pressure

•Integrity and reliability

•Website developer

•3D Cardboard designer

•Graphic design capabilities


On offer to the successful candidate is an attractive basic salary and benefits, giving you the ability to work with a dynamic, fast-growing company where the career opportunities are inexhaustible.


For more information on this and many more roles throughout the UK, then please contact Henri Pearson TRC Group and send your CV via this advertisement.

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