Mac Operator & Large-Format Print Technician

Recruiter
RECRUITMENT GENIUS
Location
Hertford
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This Hertfordshire based creative - large format print company, is seeking a Mac Operator and Large Format Print Technician.

Founded in 2002, this company creates bespoke, large-format graphics for a wide client base. The right person for this role will have a minimum of three years' experience in a similar position, and will be enthusiastic and conscientious, displaying genuine commitment and possessing the ability to successfully manage a number of key responsibilities.

The role will involve a range of duties concerned with large-format digital printing, which will include working with digital operators to prepare machines for print runs, setting up files for print on RIP Platforms, and working with vinyl cutters to prepare, cut and weed vinyls. A range of technical skills are also called for, with the ideal candidate being a confident Mac user and demonstrating the ability to use Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop also print ripping Software such as Onyx and Caldera.

The chosen candidate will also be flexible and willing to learn, since the company will be introducing new applications and software to the working process as it expands and embraces new technologies. The successful candidate will be required to master any new applications relevant to their position with the assistance of in-house training.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to join a creative company with blue chip clients and a commitment to quality and innovation.

The Role
- Working with digital operators to prepare machines for print runs using flat-bed and direct-to-media printing.
- Setting up files for print on RIP Platforms.
- Working with vinyl cutters to prepare, cut and weed vinyls.

Technical Skills

The ideal candidate will demonstrate familiarity with:
- Mac computers
- Illustrator
- InDesign
- Photoshop
- QuarkXPress
- Onyx
- Caldera

The Person
- A minimum of three years' experience in a similar role
- Enthusiastic and dedicated
- Flexible and willing to learn
- Conscientious and well presented
- Punctual and self-disciplined