• Desktop Designer/Printing Production Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/21/2018 10:16 AM)
    ID
    76308
    # of Openings
    1
    Recruiter
    Taryn Carbone
    Category
    Scheduling / Production Planning
    Recruiter Email
    tcarbone@gogtech.com
    Job Location
    US-MI-Auburn Hills
  • Responsibilities

    • Under general direction, performs a variety of technical and support services involving printing and production operations.
    • Assist with cost analysis and establishes and maintains production schedules.
    • Develop specifications, coordinates, schedules and facilitates printing and production services.
    • Review bids.
    • Organizes and implements a production work schedule for processing requests.
    • Develops and maintains job log for assigned projects.
    • Creates and implements an accountability system for each phase of the production schedule to insure the timely completion and availability of projects.
    • Researches, evaluates, and forecasts trends in commercial printing technology and processes.
    • Provides direction and support during schedule interruptions to accommodate emergency requests.
    • Provides consultation and assistance to internal stakeholders during project development regarding the printing production process including how to coordinate and facilitate the project's requirements in a timely manner, formulating and preparing print requests, choosing appropriate paper and ink/color combinations, and the impact of choosing the appropriate paper quality for the finished print job.
    • Recommends various printing techniques and cost reducing methods as well as cost analysis and time-line impacts for specified projects.
    • Acts as a resource to advise appropriate printing and production methods to meet print needs within budgeted goals.
    • Coordinates and manages printing and production requirements with outside vendors as necessary.
    • You will work directly with our design team to ensure visual and brand integration as required.
    • Assist with retouching tasks, including cropping, resizing, color manipulation, and removing artifacts to be compatible with project and legal requirements.
    • Revise designs to incorporate required changes and ensure creative excellence standards as required including:
      • Web-based initiatives, including courseware, web sites and portals
      • Print materials, including brochures, banners, posters, displays, and other collateral.
    • Maintain a thorough understanding of our client's advertising/marketing themes to ensure message consistency and impact.
    • Assist in the collection and distribution of graphic assets for preparation of production artwork as necessary.

    Qualifications

    • 5-10 years of education, training, and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described, including experience working as a lead in business printing and production needs
    • Must have a strong proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
    • Understand the importance of branding and visual communications.
    • Strong proofreading skills, an eye for design and layout, be energetic, creative, proactive, goal-oriented, and passionate about your job responsibilities/position.
    • Knowledge of Print shop operations including the relationship between graphic artwork, offset and digital printing, and printing products; procedures for estimating job costs, supplies, and related materials and resources
    • Maintaining print schedule formats to project needs.
    • Extensive customer service and print and production cost analysis experience.
    • Experience in Web design and development.
    • Good oral communication skills.
    • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with the internal printing and purchasing departments.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and collectively in a team environment.
    • Completed degree in graphic design or a related field is a plus.

    Overview

    G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

    At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

    At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.

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