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Artwork Proof Processor




East Anglia







The Role:

  • The Artwork Proof processor is the person responsible for carrying out all artwork duties within the artwork department.
  • Their main roles will involve formatting & preparing artwork for proofs, liaising with customers to gain approval of supplied pdf proofs and preparing jobs for production.
  • As they are part of a team, they should work with colleagues to overcome any technical issues they may have, this improves their knowledge and keeps the group motivated.
  • Monitoring and updating the production schedule, liaising with sales and production to overcome potential problems.
  • Schedule and prioritise work ensuring KPI’s are achieve and all production targets are being adhered to.
  • Utilising Promo Office to receive the necessary files & information from sales as well as printing Works Orders.
  • Reporting any technical and processing issues to the relevant person before processing the jobs.
  • Advising customers of preferred artwork types and any artwork technical related issues.
  • Managing and saving of artwork files on company’s computer systems.
  • Preparing of proofs to send to clients for approval.
  • Liaising with customers via telephone and email any amendments relating to the artwork proofs.
  • Using a supplied brief mock-up creative design.
  • Make sure phone manor and emails are in line with company’s policies.
  • Processing approved artwork, producing all production documentation required on the factory floor.
  • In the absence of the Leading Hand sign off Artwork for production
  • When required to, communicate with outside suppliers.
  • Outputting of films, embroidery run sheets and transfers for the production process.
  • Communicating with production personnel on progress of jobs and potential production problems.
  • Filing of all production documentation for retrieval in the future.
  • Making sure department’s hardware is kept up to date and all issues are reported to manager.
  • Ensuring work area is kept tidy and is in line with company’s safety polices.
  • Ensuring all work-related issues/concerns are raised with the department manager.
  • Undertake any reasonable task given.
  • Dropping into other departments and completing reasonable requests from the department manager.
  • Training others when called upon.
  • Working towards and communicating continuous improvements in areas of work.
  • Actively working within a team to generate the required performances.



  • Experience with graphic design software and image editing tools (e.g. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Able to use standard computer systems
  • Solid knowledge of the printing process and preflight tools (e.g. Adobe Acrobat & RIP Software)
  • Experience with creative design.
  • An ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet production deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Target driven to enable production targets are met and surpassed.
  • Flexible in learning and tasks.
  • Able to work within teams affectively but can work alone if the need is there.
  • Able to communicate verbally, email and telephone between departments as well as maintain proper working relations with customers.
  • Able to regularly alternate between sitting & standing positions and move consistently throughout the day due to the nature of the role.
  • Be able to problem solve and breakdown issues logically.
  • Be able to work under pressure due to tight timelines and production needs based on the nature of the business.


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