Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Process customer submitted files and take necessary actions to fix identified issues without affecting the quality, purpose and usability of products. These actions are (but not limited to):
o Reviewing and making adjustments as necessary to artwork file size, either by reducing (cropping) or enlarging by reproducing certain parts of the artwork file.
o Reviewing the artwork file resolution and deem as acceptable for printing. Take necessary next steps to fix resolution issues.
o Reviewing elements in the artwork file and ensure that they will be printed as intended (correctly cut, appear in the correct area of the print out, follow the correct imposition, etc.)
o Reviewing color mode and convert to the prescribed CMYK values.
o Ensuring that the file for printing is in the correct final format.
Preflight all artwork files to quality check and identify possible concerns and apply fixes.
Download and save/upload the correct file to the corresponding items ordered.
Articulate all artwork file issues in all communication with internal and external customers.
Follow all steps in escalating artwork file issues to respective PP team leader.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
1 year as a designer or proofer with extensive experience using the following desktop publishing software:
o Adobe Illustrator
o Adobe Photoshop
o Adobe Indesign
o Adobe Acrobat
- Good spoken and written communication skills
- Highly competitive;
- Detail oriented;
- Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;
- Highly creative, must be able to think outside the box when applying fixes without sacrificing quality;
- Demonstrated sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment;- MS Office skills including Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word