Designer / DTP / Print manager Position:
Web-printer is an on demand, online print service. We are growing rapidly and need to add new members to our team. An exciting opportunity exists within our Cape Town based company, for someone who enjoys a vibrant print environment.
You will be working within a tight team to streamline production of digitally printed products using cutting edge print and finishing techniques and technologies.
The role will be a hybrid position between DTP and handling print and finishing processes.
Some of our specialized print processes and finishes require specific artwork preparation, and setting up daily incoming artwork would be part of your responsibiltiy.
You will assist with processing jobs with spots colours additional to CMYK, printing UV finishes, assisting with large format printing such as vinyl and PVC and laser cutting amongst other similar duties.
There is also some design work for web required - so experience with CMS platforms and other online technology would be advantageous.
Experience and a good understanding of the print process and design principles for print.
Knowledge of setting up artwork using functions of spot colours (for metallic colour systems, vinyl cutters, UV finishing) is necessary.
Practical experience with various types of digital print/finishing machines would be beneficial.
Thorough working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite - Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Acrobat.
Mac and PC literate.
You will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organisational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities set out by the Team.