Job Title: Pre-Press/Mac Operator (contract)

Salary: £18k to £25k

Location: Essex

Reference: J3292

Contact: Chloe Thompson

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Print, South East, Production/Technical


A new and exciting position has become available at one of the UK’s fastest growing online print organisations. Our client is a rapidly growing printer business which really adds value and makes a big impact in their fast-paced working environment.

Whether their customers are in need of uniquely designed business cards or eye-catching flyers, they offer a vast range of high-quality products at market-leading prices. They are experts at what they do and they are looking for talented individuals who know their stuff too.


A contract opportunity has become available for a Lithographic Pre Press Operator/Mac Operator to join their current friendly, dynamic and hard-working team. This position will enable the right individual to gain experience within one of the UK’s leading Print organisations.

They have a 3 month contract and a 1 month contract available to cover their busy period in September (possible extension through to November).


11am – 7pm AND 12pm – 8pm.


  • Pre-flight checking using ‘Pitstop’
  • Resizing files
  • Checking artwork
  • Adding ‘bleed’ work being produced
  • Updating the in-house database system
  • Ensuring that work is completed, meeting scheduled deadlines
  • Any other duties deemed within your capabilities/skill set

Experience/Skills required

  • Experience as a Pre-press Operator is desired
  • Knowledge of Kodak Prinergy be beneficial (willingness to learn)
  • 1 years’ experience using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficient in Impositions beneficial (planning of booklets and brochures)
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Good communication skills
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