On-demand Printing Shop in Midrand
A DTP operator is a desktop publishing worker, responsible for translating the work of graphic designers into digital files ready to go to print. The job entails extensive knowledge of digital printers and large format printing.
The work will involve:
Working to a design brief from the client or designer, closely and accurately.
Using DTP software to produce a layout for each page of the publication
Selecting formatting, such as the size and style of type, column width and spacing
Selecting and checking colours
Scanning and editing photographs and other images
Producing graphics such as diagrams, charts and tables
Re-sizing design elements to fit the page
Making sure images are positioned near the relevant portion of text
Making sure that each page, and the document, is uncluttered and well balanced
Using electronic publishing technologies, to convert documents to a print-ready format.
A DTP operator:
Must have excellent computer skills and knowledge of CorelDraw, Adobe CS and InDesign and Photoshop
Be able to prioritise a varied workload
Work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
Be flexible and able to adapt quickly to new creative briefs
Work methodically and pay attention to detail
Be able to work independently as well as in a team
Ability to Order stock, do quotations and Invoicing as well as follow up on quotations and Client liaisons
SALARY TO BE DISCUSSED
Job Type: Full-time