Digital Print Operator/Production Artist
Will be responsible for maintaining and operating state-of-the-art digital printers to produce a large variety of vinyl labels and artwork from network files on Digital Print systems.
Candidate should be a quick, logical strategist who multi tasks well, with background in graphic design, production And large format printers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Operate high resolution digital print systems to produce high quality direct to object prints per shop schedule and running test samples for quality control purposes. • RIP files and/or review job instructions to prepare jobs for printing. Transfer data files via network to print controllers. • Evaluate output and make adjustments to obtain a desired level of image quality. • Maintain daily print job production logs. • Setup, program and release jobs from print queue. • Troubleshoot minor machine malfunctions and perform light machine maintenance. • Coordinate raw materials required for an upcoming daily workload. • Perform cleaning, replenishing of consumables, and replacing of filters & bottles and waste containers. • Assist in creation of artwork and edit existing digital files as directed by Creative Manager and production team • Maintain daily print job production logs and daily delivery manifests; Achieves competency and meets standards in regards to setup and run times as established by the company. Reads and follows all Shop Orders to ensure correct product components, quantities, and packaging/label information in preparation for subsequent steps in the process • Organize supplies such as ink, chemical solutions, and other items as needed; Record all material usage for printing area; Maintain inventory levels. • Ensure proper material handling, conditioning and loading; Maintain clean working environment; Practice safe working habits.