US-IL-Downers Grove

HAVI - Downers Grove, IL3.6

ContractEstimated: $76,000 - $98,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview

HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.

Responsibilities
The Print Services Specialist is part of HAVI's graphics team and is responsible for handling the day-to-day activities needed to run an efficient, closed-loop color-accurate system internally and aligned with our suppliers. Our services include: Color Management & Printing of Contract Color Proofs, Mocking Up High-End Packaging Prototypes, Large Format Printing, Digital Photography Services, Print Sample Review and more. Additional responsibilities:

Evaluate color & print quality of proofs and printer press samples
Create color-accurate Hero Mock-ups and Prototypes; including operation of flatbed cutting table
Daily maintenance & operation of in-house digital print devices
Prints and creating presentation decks and boards for internal and external meetings
Order, track, and evaluate drawdowns samples
Order, track, and process in-house digital print consumables and supplies
Layout and creation of graphics for internal and external projects
Monthly calibrations of X-Rite eXact spectrophotometers
Integrate production color standards, tolerances, and visual reproductions into our technology platforms (Esko ColorEngine, Esko Flexproof, CGS ORIS ColorTurner, and X-Rite’s ColorCert)
Desired Skills & Experience
University Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with 3-5 years of related experience
3+ years' experience in a print services role
Knowledge and/or experience using ESKO’s WebCenter, Automation Engine and Studio Plugins for Illustrator
Photography Fundamentals and Stage lighting a plus
Knowledge of 3D-Modeling Software a plus
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent communication skills
Client Service focused
Team player with a Can-Do Attitude

Understanding of the following is a plus:
Color Management Basics & Principles
Lab, spectral data and dE
Packaging Print Methodologies: Flexo, Gravure, Offset and Digital
RIPs and proofing systems (ORIS ColorTuner & Fiery preferred)
Spectrophotometers (experience is a plus)
Color Management Software, preferably X-Rite’s ColorCert (experience is a plus)
G7 Methodology and Creation of Printer/ICC profiles
Benefits
Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:

…our commitment to rewarding results

…the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success

Contact Information
Recruiting Agencies

HAVI does not accept agency resumes submitted by third-party vendors unless a valid agreement has been signed and the HAVI Talent Acquisition Team has granted authorization for submissions for a specified position. Please do not submit or forward resumes to our site, HAVI employees, or any other company location. HAVI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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