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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

 

 

Job Title:   

Graphics Coordinator

 

Position Summary:

Graphics Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include;

Processing of customer art files through internal processes and external source partners working closely with Sales, Customer Service, Production, Vendors and other Graphics employees. Providing complete specifications & instructions in Art Portal.  Proof-reading and checking finished art files to original customer art files, manufacturing specifications and instructions. Completing production job packets, ordering printing plates, and archival of finished files. Ordering ink color swatches on the paper to be used for the order and sending the ink color swatches, pdf, proofs or mock-up bags to the customer for final approval to produce orders. Prepare Art files for customers mock-up bag sample, printing ink jet samples, hand assembly of mock-up bag samples. Maintain and update CAD drawings (using Illustrator) of all bag size templates and archival of all bag templates. Production of Art for special label formats.

 

The ideal candidate for this position must possess excellent written, verbal and proof-reading skills, advanced proficiency computer skills on Mac Platform using Adobe Illustrator software, knowledge and experience in preparing production Art files. Basic knowledge of PC Adobe Reader and Microsoft Office Programs. Experience in use and maintenance of large format Ink Jet Printer for proofing.

 

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Candidate must possess an excellent attitude for Safety First and Always in the workplace, review and follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and process Art Orders and instruction to sourced supplier of Production Art files and PDF proofs for new and revised bag designs.
  • Comprehend, train and learn the variables in specifications used for production of Art files to print commercial, fast food, shopping & retail bag designs.
  • Accuracy is essential in checking and proof-reading instructions to information or instructions as received from Customers, Customer Service and Art Orders.
  • Good working knowledge in applying required print specifications strokes, trap weights, mitered edges on traps, font knowledge and use, layering colors in files for production.
  • Excellent Service skills and attitude working closely with Source Suppliers, Production, Graphics Employees, Customer Service, Sales and Customers directly, both verbally or through email.
  • Preparation of Ink Card, Specification Sheet/Print Card, Job Packets for all Manufacturing facilities.
  • Final proof-read and check of finished files and pdfs then sending ink swatches, pdfs Art/Plate charges and approval letter to the Customer for final approval. Once approved order plates in the Art Portal.
  • Review Art Orders, approvals daily. Process prioritizing by due dates.
  • Archival and maintenance of files, pdfs, spec. sheets/print cards. 
  • Prepare special label master art as needed.
  • Creating, printing and hand assembly of mock-up bags.
  • Equipment care and maintenance.
  • Filing, physical and electronic.
  • This job description is an overview of key responsibilities, not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities for this position.  Duties, responsibilities and activities will vary based on current projects and initiatives within the Graphics Department.

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must provide link(s) to outstanding design portfolio for print.
  • 2 yr degree in Graphic Arts Program or equivalent work-related experience in Corporate or Professional setting.
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines, multi-task, propose ideas and solve problems creatively.
  • Ability to learn quickly and comprehend manufacturing specifications and production art guidelines as related to bag design.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision after training is completed

 

 

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.

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City:  Walton
State:  KY


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati