Production Graphic Designer

Production Graphic Designer

Lake Superior Press | Marquette, MI, US

Posted 7 days ago

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*Job Description*

Lake Superior Press’s Graphic Artist would handle all aspects of design and prepress work. That includes, but is not limited to editing and working with customer files & archived files, print specific layout, new logo development & branding packages, internal advertising supported publications, point of sale projects, event posters, book & booklet layout, IFU layout, proofreading, promotional items, direct mailing campaigns, internal design projects, etc.

The Art Department is also responsible for prepress work, which includes sending jobs back to the Digital Press Operators, or outputting and processing film for the Offset Press Operators. This position works closely with our Production Manager, Press Operators and Office Manager. Occasionally the need of flowing to the work will occur, where you may need to handle other darkroom or digital press work. Lake Superior Press handles projects of all kinds, from one off design projects to high quantity black & white production, and a willingness to work on all aspects is an absolute must.

This is an *on site, full time 40 hour a week position*. Hours are generally M-F, 8am - 5pm.

*Job Responsibilities*

* Graphic design, print and digital, with programs such as Adobe & Quark utilizing Apple equipment
* Using prepress processes such as outputting and processing film. On the job training provided for print specific processes.
* Jobs vary day by day, keeping up with deadlines, handling schedule changes & keeping accurate times are important
* Producing proofs and OK’ing them with management before print
* Customer service, note taking and developing relationships with customers is key
* Proper order entry while talking to customers
* Keeping up with industry changes and keeping current with design is important

*Key Skills Needed*

* Good communication skills, position relies heavily on working with our production manager, press operators & clients
* Handling of fast pace work
* *Attention to detail*
* Ability to ask questions & willingness to learn
* Ability to adapt to changes & deliver on deadlines
* Ability to work on all projects in house, including archived and customer files, brand new design, etc
* *Fulfilling a 40 hour work week, in person*

*About our shop*

Lake Superior Press is the Upper Peninsula's largest commercial printer, specializing in full color showcase printing, high production printing, direct mail advertising, & design work. Our family owned shop has been in business since 1973, and houses three offset presses, three digital presses, a wide format printer, two paper folders, a perfect binder, and a host of other equipment to handle our projects all in house. We operate directly on the shore of Lake Superior, and couldn't be more happy to call Marquette our home.

A portfolio / resume is encouraged

Thank you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $18.00 per hour

* Flexible schedule
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Marquette, MI 49855: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%