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Creative Support Specialist (Pre-Press)

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Profession:
Other
City:
Rochester
State:
NY
Zip Code:
14602
Status:
Open
Term:
Direct Hire
Job Id:
8875
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DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a client services professional to join a fast-paced, multi-disciplined team working in an agile environment. This position would be working directly with a customer Design Team as well as our Client Services Pre-Media Team. This position would be full-time in a Rochester, NY office with daily interaction with our HQ in Oregon.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong understanding of packaging and print design
  • Strong understanding of premedia
  • Ability to be customer-facing
  • Equipped with strong communication skills—ensure flawless communication between our company and customer teams (decipher input/feedback and articulate)
  • Ability to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, managed time in a fast–paced, multi-faceted, creative environment—works well under pressure
  • Ability to coordinate projects between customer, supplier, pre-press/print vender and Digimarc
  • Host preliminary pre-press calls for job awareness and proactive development
  • Attend press checks on high profile projects to ensure quality assurance
  • Support customer teams by providing information and guidance as it relates to print specifications and other requirements
  • Support customer teams on new design initiatives by providing real-time mark enhancement, proofing and testing
  • Support customer teams in contract proof review, feedback and approval with understanding of customer quality expectations—trouble shoot projects that do not meet said expectations while reviewing target and enhanced proofs
  • Quality-check all completed production runs for all SKUs produced
  • Log marked projects for documentation and reference
  • Provide vendor training as required
  • Establish and maintain best practices for the application of digital watermarking technologies in both internal and external environments
  • Participate in directed research initiatives as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent knowledge base of image editing, pre-press systems
    and/or printing 
  • Minimum of 8 years pre-print production experience: design, assembly, pre-flight and color requirements for printable files 
  • Able to manipulate, edit, and process customer files using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat Pro 
  • Experience with presentations, note-taking and meeting minutes
  • Experience with training technical and non-technical customers 
  • Knowledge of Esko software 
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Resourceful and creative problem solver 
  • Demonstrate leadership ability
  • Organize and self-motivate while learning quickly and adapting to change
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Good color vision and overall visual acuity 
  • Typing and sitting daily 
  • Reliable transportation
  • Occasional lifting of packages up to 25 lbs. 
  • Modest travel required (20%) to our HQ in Oregon and press-checks

 


Skills: prepress

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