Printing and Packaging Design Technician

Reference: 9160 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux 

Job Description: 

  • Pre-press and print production: A solid understanding of the print production process and terminology. You will liaise with printers and production managers to accurately handover artwork files.
  • Adaptation of supplied creative and setup of artwork files for a range of print and digital materials including packaging, trade and point of sale communications, brochures, presentations and other marketing collateral.
  • Branding and Style Consistency: Ensure consistent application of brand guidelines, colours, fonts and visual elements throughout all projects.
  • Quality Control: Both pre-and post-press. You will serve as a gate keeper to ensure it meets our standards.
  • Make sure deadlines are met.
  • Stay up to date with software developments and industry tools.
  • Manage filing and archiving.
  • Following up on printing ETAs and communicating it to various departments.
  • Sourcing new printers for comparative quotes.
  • Managing invoices and liaising with various departments for sign-offs and payment.
  • Receiving printing from various suppliers and sending them to the correct departments.
  • Keep office hours, daily from 08h00–17h00.

Qualifications: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Graphic Design
  • 4–5 years’ experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; experience with AutoCAD is a plus
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • Consistency regardless of project size
  • Able to demonstrate problem-solving ability
  • The ability to see projects through from layout set up to finished art
  • An understanding of different printing techniques, finishes and paper.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.