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Prepress Operator - Large Format Color Printing

ARC Document Solutions
Chicago, IL 60654
  • Job Code
    135249227

PrePress Operator - for Large Format Digital Printing

Riot Creative Imaging is seeking a PrePress Operator. This position is responsible for accurate file preparation, including- file manipulation, paneling, font sourcing/substitution, file identification, placement/replacement, file RIP, color correction and final sizing. Assuring all artwork, photographic files and color call-outs correspond correctly to final work order specifications and client provided proof. Pre-press will foster a spirit of cooperation within all departments and between colleagues to ensure all files are delivered on time and to requested specifications.With a great work/life balance our employee's need to effectively ensure that all clients and all team members are receiving the best service possible.

Job Summary:

The Pre-Press Operator plays an integral role with the administrative and production team. This position is responsible for accurate file preparation, including- file manipulation, paneling, font sourcing/substitution, file identification, placement/replacement, file RIP, color correction and final sizing. Assuring all artwork, photographic files and color call-outs correspond correctly to final work order specifications and client provided proof. The prepress person will foster a spirit of cooperation within all departments and between colleagues to ensure all projects are delivered on time and to requested specifications. Occasional late night and/or weekend work can be expected. As the representative of this position, you will report to the local manager.

These are some of the exciting things you can expect to do and experience:

  • In-house conceptualization (photo mockup), art creation and conceptual proofing
  • Maintain all resource files
  • Work seamlessly with team members to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Update or modify materials received from external designers or clients as needed
  • Establish a consultative approach when working with the team members
  • Facilitate efficient, quick changeover from job to job
  • Operate in an efficient, process-oriented manner to save costs for the client and the company
  • Perform proofing and quality control checks on each job produced
  • Process, comprehend, and follow detailed written and verbal instructions
  • Deliver work order, color proofs and other supportive documents to production
  • Participate in Team meetings and email responses with clients
  • Conduct daily status updates on all projects
  • Facilitate efficient, quick changeover from job to job
  • Operate in an efficient, process-oriented manner to save costs for the client and the company
  • Offer realistic and creative ideas for our clients and our internal needs
  • Proof reading and layout control checks on each job produced
  • Process, comprehend, and follow detailed written and verbal instructions
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work area
  • Attend daily production meetings

Who we are looking for:

Talented, detail oriented and motivated individual who genuinely cares about what they do. A good sense of humor, resourceful mindset and the ability to multitask is essential, as is someone who is a proactive self-starter with a Great Attitude and Work Ethic.

These are the attributes and experience that will help you get selected:

  • Minimum (2) years' experience in a prepress role- preferably in a print environment
  • Adobe Creative Suite software knowledge is required
  • Ability to read and work with abstract designs, elevation plans or blueprints
  • Organized, efficient, accurate, articulate and professional (a great communicator)
  • Ability to use and read a standard tape measure
  • Exceptional math skills & creative problem solving
  • Ability to report to work as scheduled to support business operations, including occasional late night and/or weekend work
  • GED or High School graduation

This is what we are offering:

  • Excellent Company support and resources
  • Excellent Company Reputation because we consistently receive 5-star customer reviews
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive Employee benefits that include full medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as a 401-K Plan with company matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan giving you 15% money by allowing you to buy ARC stock on the NYSE at 15% BELOW street value
  • A management team that supports you and want to see you be successful
  • Culture of caring for our employees

We have Great Cultural Fit

We are one team, one company. We are blessed with an outstanding culture and maintaining this is something very important to all of us. The right candidate can succeed in a team environment.

Who are we?

Riot Creative Imaging, a division of ARC Document Solutions, produces and installs high-end color graphics for some of the world's best-known brands. From our 21 locations worldwide, we bring designs to life in exceptional ways, using a wide spectrum of materials to produce high quality imagery that creates emotion and inspires action. We take pride in meeting tight deadlines; our staff uses exemplary project management skills to execute on the finely-tuned production of sophisticated environments. Riot is driven by an intense desire to amaze customers by transforming their visions into reality. We are looking for our next team member to help us continue to develop, invent, grow and succeed. Visit us at www.riotcolor.com or see examples of our work on Flickr

ARC Document Solutions, Inc. has provided technology and digital print services for 30 years to businesses of all types, mainly focusing on the architectural, engineering, and construction industries. We have grown to our present size and geographic coverage through the acquisition of more than 170 companies worldwide. We remain the largest company of our kind in the U.S. with more than 2,400 employees. ARC has received recognition from Forbes magazine (as one of its "Best 200 Small Companies") Visit our website at www.e-arc.com

To all recruitment agencies:
ARC does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our Careers alias or other ARC employees. ARC is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Posted: 2021-04-28 Expires: 2021-05-29

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