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Design to Print Specialist (Based in JB, Malaysia)

Permanent

Responsibilities:

  • Provide input to Marketing and cross functional project team on timeline development.
  • Create and manage all projects within the artwork management tool.
  • Manage and be accountable to deliver artwork files on time in order for stakeholders to provide input and approval in the artwork management tool.
  • Manage and be accountable to deliver reprographic files to printers/suppliers in order for printed packaging to be produced on time.
  • Manage artwork production process issues and act as first point of contact for external reprographics agencies and print suppliers
  • Identify gaps, issues and bottlenecks and communicate to project owner in a timely manner to avoid delays of print ready files to the printer.
  • Drive adherence of the global artwork process with all stakeholders
  • With input and support from the line manager and Reprographics agency, provide support and expertise on artwork, reprographics & printing related topics.
  • Provide support to stakeholders on the artwork management tool.
  • Organize and request the Reprographics agency to lead the artwork pre-production meetings with Marketing, Design Agency and Printer to ensure quality and consistency are achieved and maintained from the design phase through to the printed packaging.
  • Review and approve colour contract proofs created by the reprographics agency, ensuring they match the design colour targets provided by Marketing.
  • Arrange for Reprographics agency to attend first print production run for redesign projects to ensure printed packaging matches contract colour proof.
  • Archive colour targets, colour contract proofs, printed samples & colour standards.
  • Ensure PO’s are provided to Reprographics agency in a timely manner.

Requirements:

  • Higher professional education level in Graphic Design, Printing or Reprographics.
  • Proven track record in the field of expertise
  • At least 5 years’ experience in expertise area
  • Good understanding of print specific technology (litho, gravure, flexo) for packaging.
  • Experience in design to print process, artwork and reprographics.
  • Experience with artwork management tools.
  • Good knowledge of artwork creation on various packaging materials such as cartons, labels, shrinksleeves, wrappers, doypacks, tin plate, cans and jars.
  • Good organization and project management skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects & prioritize tasks to deliver projects on time.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork with a customer service mindset 

 

Jace Wang Jing Lin, R1113653

jace@searchasia.com.sg

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Jace Wang Jing Lin | R1113653