Launch your career with the industry leader in the retail print business. This is an exciting part-time or full-time opportunity for an experienced graphic designer who can create and produce customer print projects. Must be able to collaborate, create and produce print products. Requires experience in graphic design software (Adobe Creative Software and Microsoft Office), print production, customer service, sales, problem solving and marketing in a fast-paced retail environment. We offer a competitive salary plus incentives, in a fun working environment.
Educate customers on business solutions and print product offerings (e.g. digital printing, wide format, business products, specialty products, and binding and finishing services).
Apply knowledge of print products and production methods to make product recommendations.
Effectively apply knowledge of printing concepts such as paper considerations, file formatting, and output settings.
Apply knowledge of color management to educate customer and make file adjustments as needed.
Provide customers with quotes and follow up and consult on complex orders.
Brainstorm and mock-up design ideas.
Meet with customers to present concepts and adjust designs to fit their needs or taste.
Effectively manage production workflow, schedules, and production materials.
Manage quality control throughout production process to ensure finished product is correct and meets customer and The UPS Store quality standards.
Follow and understand quality guidelines.
Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.
Proofread orders and understand all job requirements before beginning desktop process.
Operate and maintain print and finishing equipment.
Deliver print sales and production training to other Center Associates.
Knowledge and application of Adobe Creative Software and Microsoft Office (two years preferred).
Knowledge and application of printing concepts.
Production scheduling experience
Project management skills
Production experience with digital printing and bindery equipment
Good concept of color management and able to apply file adjustments
Must demonstrate extreme attention to detail in design work and proofreading
Ability to work and complete tasks independently in a fast-paced environment
6 months - 2 years customer service and sales experience in a print production environment.
Minimum one to two years of experience or a two-year degree in graphic design or related field.
Above average level of proficiency in Adobe Creative Software and Microsoft Office.
Ability to collaborate with customers on print projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to lift 50 lbs regularly
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Manual hand dexterity required to operate POS, printers, copiers, binding machinery, packaging tools, and to complete customer paperwork.