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TYPESETTER-Temp to Hire, (J/O #5130)

Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Reference Code : 8810
Compensation : 13.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Printing - Publishing
Job Category : Printing/Editing/Writing

Job Description :

TYPESETTER-Temp to Hire, (J/O #5130), M-F/8-5.  Starting wage $13/hr + benefits (Insurance:  Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Cancer, Disability, Holidays off with pay, Paid Vacations) after qualifying period.  Continued development in this area could lead right person into a career as a Graphics Artist, too! Before sending a project to press, a typesetter checks page proofs to eliminate errors and make sure that the design looks right. Typesetter then makes corrections and signs off for printing or online publication. Responsibilities include making PDFs, printing proofs, preparing products for print and sending products to either the Heidelberg press, GTO press or Print on Demand digital press.  Submit your employment application using your smart phone or PC to apply at https://jobs.redcarpetemp.com/signup or visit our office at 221 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854 & use one of our courtesy PCs.  Call 870-772-4039 to ensure availability.  Offer of Employment contingent on passing Interview Process, Background Check, & Pre-employment drug test.



Refer to "Client-Supplied" Job Description below:




Title:  Typesetter


 


 


Job Summary: 


Typesetter is responsible for eliminating type and graphical errors, creating and participating in product development, arranging page elements, formatting text to ensure quality and accuracy of all products. Typesetter also creates proofs for all products and sends all approved versions to press.


 


 


Responsibilities and Duties:


1.     Typesetter sets up literature for copy editors in formatted text.


2.     Typesetter is responsible for eliminating type errors notated by copy editors as well as any typing that may be necessary.


3.     Typesetter prepares finished covers to send to press.


4.     Typesetter updates the type and imports updated graphics on all publications.


5.     Typesetter sends projects to press. Before sending a project to press, a typesetter checks page proofs to eliminate errors and make sure that the design looks right. Typesetter then makes corrections and signs off for printing or online publication. Responsibilities include making PDFs, printing proofs, preparing products for print and sending products to either the Heidelberg press, GTO press or Print on Demand digital press. 


 


Qualifications and Skills:



  1. Adobe InDesign

  2. Prinergy Evo

  3. Composition skills—ensure that images and fonts on a page are balanced and work with one another.

  4. Typography skills—understand typography principles and how font sizes and styles affect the way readers engage with information.

Required Qualifications :
 
Skills :
Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop Desktop Publishing E-Mail Communication GTO Press Heidelberg Press Microsoft EXCEL Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Outlook Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Word Prinergy Evo Print on Demand Digital Press Typesetter Unspecified general printing experience Windows 10
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