Graphic Design and Print Production Assistant
Company: Pepperdine University
Posted on: March 14, 2020
Graphic Design and Print Production Assistant
Job no: 499245
Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Campus Operations
The Graphic Design and Print Production Assistant provides valuable
services such as graphic design, printing, and binding to
Pepperdine students and staff. This position is responsible for
typesetting, layout, prepress, operating Ricoh sheetfed digital
color presses and the binding equipment in the Printing Services
department. This role will be required to work in both the
Calabasas and Malibu campus locations. He/she will help students
and staff to produce print projects including but not limited to:
documents, posters, pamphlets, brochures and bound materials from
digital files, graphics, and design software.
This position will follow the Living Pepperdine standards in day to
day work; participate in Daily Line-Ups and be able to articulate
how the standards tie to daily work.
--- Uphold the Living Pepperdine standards in day-to-day work;
participate in Daily Line-Ups and be able to articulate how the
standards tie to daily work. Work collaboratively with team members
and serve the University and community with a positive attitude.
Approach work as a service ambassador to the community. Ability to
work in both the Calabasas and Malibu campuses. Provide a prompt,
high level of customer service to community members.Demonstrates
excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
--- Send digital files (PDF format) for print and finishing from
the Fiery Command Workstation to Ricoh and OKI printers using
instructions from written work orders. Setup, adjust and operate
bindery equipment and hand tools. Feed books and related articles
such as periodicals and pamphlets into binding machines, following
specifications. Assist students with printing needs.
--- Assist lead graphic designer with typesetting, layout, updating
copy, other prepress duties, and upholding/implementing University
--- Provide quality control on finished jobs, including but not
limited to printing issues, finishing defects, correct quantities,
and confirming the completed materials match the requested
--- Demonstrate excellent communication skills over the phone and
through email, providing a prompt, high level of customer service
to community members. Interpret written work orders and verbal
--- Observe and monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions
and to determine whether adjustments are needed.
--- Maintain printers and bindery equipment to ensure optimal
working condition. Advise supervisor is maintenance is needed.
Operate hydraulic paper cutter.
--- Pack completed orders and ship completed work.
--- Uphold University mission through work performed.
--- Perform other duties as assigned.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general
nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Skills and Qualifications
Required: High School Diploma. Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign,
Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Ability to lift and carry
objects weighing up to 50 pounds for up to 30 feet; ability to work
in a noisy environment and stand or sit for prolonged periods doing
repetitive tasks. Ability to read and write in English and
interpret verbal instructions. Ability to work with tight deadlines
and demanding customers in a friendly and professional manner.
Willingness to learn new software, technology, and machinery
relating to graphics, digital files, and equipment. Customer
service relating to a production environment. Adobe InDesign,
Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.
Preferred: Bachelor?s degree, One-year minimum experience working
in a print shop. Software: Google G Suite, Microsoft Office, and
Fiery Command WorkStation. Equipment: Ricoh, OKI, Duplo, and
Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong
commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively
with individuals from different backgrounds.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a
criminal, education, and employment screening.
This is a Regular, Nonexempt, 40 hour per week position.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Pepperdine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
unlawfully discriminate in employment practices on the basis of
race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, or
prior military service. Federal guidelines recognize the right of
church-related institutions to seek personnel who will support the
goals of the institution, including the right to select members of
the church to which the institution is related.?
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