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Pre-Press Assistant

Halifax

The Role:

ORB™ Toys is looking for a talented person to assist in the development of craft products by checking accuracy of artwork, specifications, and supporting our Design team. If you are a person who knows their way around a Mac, and can work in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and loves Excel, we welcome your application! In addition, you must have an eye for detail and are interested in working in a team-focused, fast paced environment with tight deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Verify product material specifications;
  • Verify that style guides are strictly followed by Product Design team members;
  • Ensure proper workflow and file structure standards are followed;
  • Collect files and release artwork to appropriate factories;
  • Communicate with factories throughout approval processes;
  • Create, edit, and verify die line;
  • Review and proof yearly catalogs;
  • Receive parcels, distribute, review and communicate with Graphics and Production teams;
  • Support Design team as needed;
  • Update packaging information;
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Mac environment;
  • Fluent in InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Excel and Google Docs;
  • Prepress work experience and/or knowledge;
  • Experience or knowledge surrounding printing and design;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Ability to proactively recognize problems and create solutions;
  • Experience proofreading and editing;
  • Highly organized and detail oriented;
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment;
  • Enthusiastic approach to work and enjoys working within in a team;
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in graphic design with knowledge of prepress or equivalent work experience is an asset.

Please submit your resume & cover letter along with a portfolio that demonstrates how your skills align with our work environment to [email protected].  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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