Prepress Graphic Specialist

Title Prepress Graphic Specialist
Categories Design
Canada? y
Job Information

 

Who We Are:
Established in 1982, Great Little Box Company is a leading manufacturer of Corrugated Boxes, Labels, Protective Packaging, Folding Cartons, and Shipping Supplies. We make almost anything a company will need to package, ship out, and display their products.

We were awarded Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers (2018) published by the Globe and Mail, as well as BC’s Top Employers (2018) published by the Vancouver Sun.  We are also recognized as a Platinum member of Deloitte’s list of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and have achieved multiple Design and Print awards from trade organizations such as TAPPI, the FTA, and the PPC for just some of the outstanding products we manufacture.  In February 2019, we will be receiving Canada’s Most Admired Cultures Award presented by Waterstone Human Capital published in the National Post. When we have a great year, we’ve taken all our staff to México or Las Vegas. Without a doubt, we are a great place to work.

If you like a fast-paced environment and a variety of projects, this could be the place for you. Once you are on board you will be working with several internal departments and responsible for pre-flighting and technically proofing and preparing artwork for print production, so you must be a great communicator and very detail oriented.

This is a full time position Monday to Friday

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical prepress and artwork support to other departments and our customers.
  • Preparation of digital 1up art files for both proofing and technical setup for Print production output.
  • Preparation of multi-up layout imposition files.
  • Manufacturing of hard copy proofs, cut print samples, and final print ready plates for press.
  • Responsible to keep up with schedules, executing on-time and assist in planning project timelines within a team.
  • Cooperation to maintain and keep organized the prepress design team library/files of existing designs.
  • Adheres to Quality, Standard and other operating procedures as well as Health and Safety practices.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications – especially Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Experience with both Mac & PC platforms.
  • High degree of accuracy in work, attention to detail and technical artwork skills
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks, good time-management, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Positive energy and enthusiasm with a high level of professionalism and customer service.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Prepress art production experience in offset print.
  • Packaging prepress experience.
  • Colour Knowledge.
  • Experience of Esko prepress software.
  • Experience of workflows in Esko Automation Engine .
  • Imposition Layout and Plate making experience.

 

GLBC is fully committed to two things – our employees and our customers. We offer employee based recognition and reward programs including profit sharing, continuous improvement incentives, and companywide performance goals. We emphasize teamwork but value individual contributions to the team. If you are someone who values customers and a truly Great place to work – Please apply below if interested.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Great Little Box Company is not in a transit friendly area, please take this into consideration when applying.

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