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  • Senior Graphics Technician

    Location US-IL-Hodgkins
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-11206
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Graphics
    Company
    GES
  • Overview


    WE BRING THE “WOW”!

     

    ARE YOU READY TO BE A “WOW” MAKER?

     

    GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 4,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We create some of the most incredible events in the world – think traveling entertainment exhibitions, global user groups, sales conferences, holiday extravaganzas and exhibitions of all sizes. From initial strategy to show-stopping audio visual, accommodations to insightful measurement – and every detail in between – we bring brands to life!

     

    Our mission is to create memorable event experiences, and we count on our talented employees around the world help us do it. We are looking for team members who can dream up the impossible and deliver it.

     

    WOW!! Exhibitions.Exhibits.Events

     

    The Senior Graphics Technician (operating within the Graphics Depot) is responsible for providing computer services for Tradeshow and Exhibit graphic requirements. The position involves handling, rebuilding, and formatting multiple computer file types and digital media for varying final output destinations. The Graphic Tech requires a unique blending of desktop publishing, graphic design, digital imaging, and prepress, as well as strong interpersonal skills.

    Responsibilities

    • Operates and maintains computer-aided sign making equipment, software programs and color printers.
    • Performs layout functions using desktop publishing software on the computer (current workload dictates 90% pure computer production, 10% actual creative design).
    • Typesets client copy to graphic proof in an expedited and accurate timeframe
    • Proof readS completed work for accuracy
    • Assists in answering computer graphics software questions as requested by GES clients.
    • Operates a Macintosh operating system, PC operating system, and with proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software programs: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and various other operating utilities.
    • Performs other duties as assigned and deemed necessary of the position under the direction of the Graphics Department Manager, Shift Supervisor, or Lead Person.

     

    Qualifications

    • Three (3) years experience in Graphics production, including two (2) years computer design experience or equivalent combination thereof as shown in a portfolio.
    • Mandatory experience (three years) using Adobe Illustrator.
    • High School diploma; prefer two (2) years college.
    • Computer knowledge and experience in PC and Macintosh platforms including Microsoft Office products.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to use various measuring tools and mathematical proficiency (fractions, decimals).
    • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.                                                            

     

    Work Environment

     

    • No relocation assistance available.
    • Hourly position.  Sunday-Monday: 7am-330pm / Tuesday-Thursday: 2pm-1030pm
    • Flexibility with work schedule (required to change shifts and work days as business needs dictate). Flexibility with weekday and weekend work hours (must be able to work overtime as business needs dictate).
    • Ability to work under pressure.


    Benefits:

     

    Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:


    •Competitive salaries
    •401K with company match
    •Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
    •Wellness benefits
    •Career development program
    •Tuition reimbursement program
    •Employee assistance program
    •Vacation time
    •Community involvement opportunities
    •Team activities

     

    And much more……

     


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