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Experienced Prepress Operator/Graphic Design

Amherst Copy & Designworks in Hadley, Massachusetts seeks an experienced and versatile prepress operator/graphic designer to join our small team.  We’re looking for a candidate with quick and accurate prepress production, graphic design and typesetting skills, who enjoys working with a small team in a fast-paced environment!

Requirements:

      3 to 5 years of Prepress experience.

      Highly motivated, well organized person who thrives in a fast-paced, steadily evolving environment.

      Ability to multi-task, stay focused, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

      Must have excellent customer service skills and enjoy working with the public as this job requires daily contact with customers, your co-workers, and our vendors.

      Demonstrated ability with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop).

      Ability to work on Mac and PC platforms.

      Ability to recognize and visually differentiate colors and fonts.

      Ability to apply critical thinking and common-sense understanding to daily tasks.

      Good communication skills and can learn quickly.

      Detail-oriented with an ability to prioritize work and minimize production downtime.

 

The ideal candidate will perform duties as a prepress operator/graphic designer and will be responsible for producing, correcting, pre-flighting and outputting customer files in both native and PDF formats, including the creation of digital and hard copy proofs for print runs; maintaining accurate records of work performed and the product generated; using our internal job tracking system; maintaining the organization of information on our server; and assisting with the operation and maintenance of our printers and other equipment.

Benefits we provide:

      Paid holidays and accrued vacation time.

      Personal and sick days.

      401 k plan with company contribution.

Amherst Copy & Designworks offers a one-of-a-kind place to begin or advance your career. We have added to our capabilities and are expanding our offerings to our customer base. We are looking for candidates who have a great team-oriented attitude and really enjoy what they do! Amherst Copy also offers opportunities for the right person to expand their skill set to work in print and at our expanding sign facility.

Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

For consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to: office@amherstcopy.com