Graphic Designer / Mac Operator / Auckland / $65k

  • Auckland
  • $65k

Are you a top intermediate Graphic Designer/Mac Op looking for a new opportunity?

Are you driven, motivated and looking for your next big challenge?

My client, a Britomart based specialist agency, is on the hunt for an intermediate Graphic Designer/Mac Operator to join their thriving and growing team. Working in an intensive, yet fun role with a great team focused on production across several accounts, the successful applicant will need to be strong in InDesign and be competent across the full Adobe suite including Photoshop and Illustrator. The candidate will have a good flourish of design flair/technical eye, with a visual ‘spark’ but be happy to deal with the daily churn and an incredibly busy environment! Confidence and taking responsibility /ownership of projects will be essential in this role. The candidate will be energetic, resilient and thrive on a challenge!

This role is a split role, involving both design and mac operating work. The split of these tasks will vary, with week to week design elements attributing to about 50% of the role and artworking/mac operating components to the other half. This role has a natural creative scope for the right person and the ability to question things and give input is welcomed. They will need to be confident and passionate in their artworking ability, have initiative, attention to detail and fit into the culture.

This role will be working with the guidance of the Creative Lead and Managing Director, this person will be able to take direction well but also be able to work autonomously on smaller tasks and projects.

Required Experience:

- Min 4+ years’ experience
- Agency background preferred
- Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and FTP Systems

Required Skills:

- Fast, accurate and deadline-driven
- Excellent with layout and template design
- Quality file saving, management and outputting
- Worked with established brand guidelines and brands
- Strong and confident communicator
- Technically strong (setting up style sheets and specifications)
- Flawless attention to detail
- A “solutions not problems” mindset and be able to muck in when required
- Quick, willing and able
- Solid preflight and pre-press knowledge
- Experience with print output files
- Experience checking proofs
- Sound print production process knowledge

Desired Skills (basic level):

- HTML/Banners
- Motion Graphics

Required Qualifications:

-Tertiary (preferred)

Personality & Culture Fit:

- Team player
- Resilient and happy to take on a challenge
- Sociable
- Hardworking

Salary Range:

- $65k depending on experience

Commencement & ideal start date?

- ASAP or 4 weeks’ notice

Let Anna and The Pond help you realise your market value and career potential. Apply now or get in touch with Anna for more details - anna@thepond.co.nz

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