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Mac Operator/Graphic Designer

MTP LogoMac Operator/Graphic Designer wanted.

Hours of work
37.5 hours of week, paid overtime available.

Job Purpose
Work in the main office to prepare jobs for printing. Producing design work for customers and general office duties including answering the phone and liaising with customers.

Key Tasks
Looking after the pre press for all jobs coming in to the factory.
Checking through supplied artwork for errors and preparing it for print.
Looking after the output of plates for the litho presses
Organising work flow to ensure efficient running.
Designing and artworking jobs for clients
Designing advertising for clients and publications
Liaising with customers
General office tasks including answering the phone and talking to customers.
Working with the press operators and finishing operators to ensure jobs are correct prior to printing.

GCSE – Maths and English C or above (or equivalent qualification)
Graphic Design related qualification, Degree or NVQ

Essential Skills and Abilities
Adobe Creative Suite, indesign, photoshop & illustrator
Organisational Skills
Good phone manner
Design knowledge
Attention to detail
Good IT Skills
Ability to work in a team
Full driving licence

Desirable Skills and abilities
Knowledge of the print process both litho and digital
Knowledge of print finishing
Digital print experience
Knowledge of Agfa Apogee
Understanding of pre press issues

General information
MTP is a medium sized printing company based in Kendal, we offer both litho and digital print services to a huge range of clients, mostly business to business.
We have a 5 colour B2 litho press along with a Single colour B3 litho press, and SRA3 digital press. We have a large range of in house finishing equipment, and supply a start to finish service for our customers.

Due to the size of the company you may be asked to perform other duties to help with the smooth running of the company.

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to:
[email protected]
Alistair Sanderson
MTP Media Ltd
The Sidings
Beezon Fields

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