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  • Graphics Technician

    Location US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 3 days ago(04/17/2018 8:37 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-9408
    # 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. The Graphics Technician, operating within the Graphics Depot, is responsible for providing computer and sign finishing 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 position also involves handling, laminating, mounting/trimming graphic signage, and preparation of packages for shipping to various locations.  The Graphic Tech requires a unique blending of desktop publishing, graphic design, digital imaging, prepress, and graphic production, as well as strong interpersonal skills.

     

     

    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.

     

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    Responsibilities

    • Operates and maintains computer-aided sign making equipment, software programs and color printers.
    • Perform layout, and production functions using desktop publishing software on the computer (current workload dictates 90% pure computer production, 10% actual creative design).
    • Able to work in the production area of the department to facilitate the finishing of graphic signage, i.e., vinyl production, mounting and trimming of digital prints.
    • Facilitates and maintains the use of computer ID sign equipment.
    • Assists in answering computer graphics software questions or production issues as requested by GES clients.
    • Operates a Macintosh operating system, PC operating system, Windows NT and with proficiency in software programs: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia FreeHand, Quark Express, and various other operating utilities.
    • Operates all Graphics Department printing equipment, including Inkjet and desktop printers.
    • Work with Equipment Technician to calibrate files to output.
    • Performs other duties as assigned and deemed necessary of the position under the direction of the Graphics Department Manager, Production Supervisor, 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.
    • Flexibility with work schedule (required to change shifts and work days as business needs dictate). Flexibility with work hours (must be able to work overtime as business needs dictate).
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Shop environment.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:

    BENEFITS:

    • 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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