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Digital Production Artist

Data-Mail, Inc Newington ,CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SUMMARY:

This role is responsible for setup of client artwork into a usable format for programming and printing. This position will require attention to detail and a creative eye to ensure every detail of client art is maintained as well as edits to artwork during variable population. The Digital Production Artist must have good color acuity and be able to maintain color for digital print work as accurate as possible. This role requires color corrections by adjusting CMYK and/or Pantone builds to match to client demands. This role is also responsible for setup and editing letter texts/ graphics/fonts according to client’s instructions, using the client’s documents and mock-ups, in PC based software. Artwork must be built to function when programmed and this is attained using dummy data, variable text, variable images, and basic scripting for production jobs when necessary. This role requires the ability to work in a fast paced, client driven work environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Follow priorities to meet deadlines

  2. Converting files using various software packages to obtain the letter text or graphics.

  3. Work on artwork and adjust files in both PC and Mac environments.

  4. Ability to switch projects in a fast paced work environment and maintain high level of quality.

  5. Responsible for learning various software programs as required, in both Mac and PC platforms.

  6. Understanding of wide format printing, electrostatic printing and inkjet technologies.

  7. Follow client’s instructions to set letters to client specifications.

  8. Follow checklist to double check all work.

  9. Maintain communication with Account Services, Data Center, Print Services and Print Room to ensure all text is being created according to client needs and specifications.

  10. Scan in documents and/or graphics when necessary.

  11. Build Variable flows and scripts in jobs using dummy data.

  12. Build Digital Prepress jobs, color proofing, copy checking and CMYK or PANTONE manipulation if necessary.

  13. Keep manager/supervisor informed of activities and situations that will impact the achievement of corporate or department goals and objectives.

  14. Comply with company rules and regulations.

  15. Maintain confidentiality of company-sensitive data.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • 1 – 3 years’ previous work experience in a fast-paced production environment using various software programs required.

  • College level course work preferred

COMPETENCIES:

  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong color acuity and print industry color theory

  • Creative and artistic

  • PC and Mac literate

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Team oriented

  • Ability to work well with others essential in a fast-paced, production environment.

  • Commitment to high accuracy a must.

  • Customer Service friendly

 

Company Description
Data-Mail was established in 1971 in Newington, CT as a leading local print and lettershop helping Hartford, CT area businesses with their personalization and direct mail services. Since then Data-Mail has grown to become one of the country’s leading full service direct marketing enterprises.

We are now one of the largest employers in the Hartford, CT metropolitan region with over 800 employees working across three shifts and we support some of the largest companies and advertising agencies in the country including Blue Chip companies in Financial Services, Retail, Publishing, Healthcare, Insurance, Telecom, and High-Tech – many companies and brands you would recognize immediately.

Our Windsor facility is itself the largest Post Office between New York and Boston.

Nevertheless we remain family owned and operated and true to our roots, which means we provide an exceptional level of customer service and quality for every customer. We are financially stable and continue to grow and invest in our company. In 2012 we completed an addition of 40,000 sq feet to our Windsor facility to accommodate the growth of our business. We also added additional offset equipment and a second Océ Jetstream digital inkjet printer in addition to numerous insertion and bindery equipment upgrades.

Data-Mail, Inc

Why Work Here?

Family owned and operated company since 1971 offering room for growth!

Data-Mail was established in 1971 in Newington, CT as a leading local print and lettershop helping Hartford, CT area businesses with their personalization and direct mail services. Since then Data-Mail has grown to become one of the country’s leading full service direct marketing enterprises. We are now one of the largest employers in the Hartford, CT metropolitan region with over 800 employees working across three shifts and we support some of the largest companies and advertising agencies in the country including Blue Chip companies in Financial Services, Retail, Publishing, Healthcare, Insurance, Telecom, and High-Tech – many companies and brands you would recognize immediately. Our Windsor facility is itself the largest Post Office between New York and Boston. Nevertheless we remain family owned and operated and true to our roots, which means we provide an exceptional level of customer service and quality for every customer. We are financially stable and continue to grow and invest in our company. In 2012 we completed an addition of 40,000 sq feet to our Windsor facility to accommodate the growth of our business. We also added additional offset equipment and a second Océ Jetstream digital inkjet printer in addition to numerous insertion and bindery equipment upgrades.

Address

240 Hartford Ave. Newington Ct. 06111
Newington, CT
USA

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