Digital Design, DTP & Production Assistant
at Universal Labels
March 2015 - at Present
-Position Held: Digital Pre Press and Production Assistant. -Designing and proofing of new and existing labels. -Setup of all signed off artwork. All setup files are sent directly from Computer to the presses for print. -Programs used for design and setup include Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Adobe InDesign CS6. -Production planning for two HP Indigo Digital Presses. Planning of finishing on die cutting machines - ABG and Rotocon. -Printers report to me to match colours of files send to the presses and may only proceed with printing once I have checked colour, proof read and signed off the prints. -Work closely with production admin and the sales team to establish if there are any mistakes on job cards. All errors are corrected by me before going through to production. -Liaise with the sales team to give advice on which materials and finishing to use.
Multimedia Design & Technology
2006 - 2007 (1 year) Gauteng