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A high quality publisher of books and stationery, based in West London is looking to recruit a Technical Assistant for an immediate start.
This post provides general assistance to the Digital Manager and the Production Department. You will be responsible for converting digital pictures into print-suitable format, preparing and organising images for design. You will regularly liaise with contacts from production, design and picture research departments. You will create screen or press ready PDFs especially during busy periods and ensure all preflighting and checking of files and proofs before going to repro or press. You will undertake regular archiving of files to CD/DVD and manage general maintenance of the Production archive.
The ideal candidate will have good IT skills. Some knowledge of Photoshop is preferable as tasks will include some colour correction, whilst an understanding of both Quark and Acrobat is desirable. In addition you will be well organised and have a cool head when working to tight deadlines.
This will be a fantastic opportunity to gain technical experience and knowledge of production and pre-press systems within a busy publishing environment. Please send immediate applications.
London (inner and outer)