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PreMedia Specialist

Location: 

Lakeland, FL, US, 33815

Requisition ID:  10788

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Summary

 

This position is responsible for creating print ready files for flexographic plating and the technical assistance necessary to ensure that digital artwork meets the printing capability.  Assist the Creative Designer to ensure all artwork is within specifications. This person will also assist the flexographic plating process by creating finished plates as needed. 

Please Note: The hours for this position are Mon-Thursday and Wed-Sat from 7:30pm - 6:00am

Responsibilities

 

PreMedia

  • Format and proof both text and images submitted by designers into finished files that can be printed
  • Review all print jobs to identify the information is present to produce the files based on established specifications
  • Coordinate with the Account Services, Creative Design and Press teams to work through necessary changes
  • Responsible for the effective configuration, operation and maintenance of the digital proofing systems and calibration of the color curves established from the press fingerprinting
  • Responsible for file preparation for inserts and point of sale material to be printed on internal digital press 

Plate Making

  • Setup plate exposure equipment and loads film flats and underdeveloped printing plates
  • Make sure vacuum frame and glass are free of dust, debris, etc 
  • Process exposure for proper amount of time and perform manual, as well as step and repeat operations 
  • Check finished plates or proofs for flaws, position and check for proper exposure using standard scales and loop
  • Send proofs for approval as required
  • Create plates from approved proofs or film and send to Plate Mounter
     

Requirements

 

IGT Global Requirements

  • Follow all policies such as Code of Conduct, Confidentiality, Information Security, Environmental Compliance, etc

Education Required (high school, college degree, training, or certifications requirements)

  • High school diploma or equivalent 

Experience Required (years of experience, specific industry or previous job experience requirements)

  • 3+ years of experience in flexographic or similar printing premedia/prepress operations
  • 5+ years in overall experience of graphic design, commercial printing, or premedia/prepress related skills 

Skills Required (software, technical, industry, equipment, lifting, and physical requirements)

  • Microsoft Office - Outlook, Word, Teams, etc.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - Photoshop, Illustrator, Design, Acrobat
  • Computer skills able to navigate shared drives, folders and files on the company server
  • Knowledge of digital prepress, page imposition, printing methods and premedia/prepress procedures
  • Knowledge of ESKO/Artworks Systems for establishing workflows and to troubleshoot RIP file problems
  • Must be able to stand/walk for 50% of the day, bend and lift light to medium materials weighing up to 50 lbs, and reach at or above shoulder height with good dexterity
  • Attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Strong skills in time management, project management and organization
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision under tight time constraints
  • Ability to work independently, but also partner as a team player

Preferred Education, Experience or Skills (preferred degree(s), software, experience, equipment, etc)

  • Associates Degree preferred

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Lakeland