Print Specialist

Reporting Location:  Chicago - 345 North Morgan
Workplace Type:  Hybrid

ABOUT US

tms unites technology, marketing and sourcing to drive transformational change for the world’s leading brands. With 1000+ employees across 26 countries, we offer an impressive range of solutions — from inspiration and innovation to category management and delivery. Most importantly, we're a place where you can achieve great things, and be recognized as the best.

Our parent company, HAVI, is a global, privately held company that delivers expertise and experience across analytics, packaging, sourcing, supply chain, and logistics. Together, we unlock potential in our shared talent, more career opportunities and benefits, and an elevated service for our clients — which include the likes of McDonald’s, T-Mobile, O2 and adidas — as well as their customers. ​

 

Check out our latest and greatest work, from Happy Meals and reusable packaging to adidas immersive experiences, digital campaigns, and more: https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/792991243

 

Learn how we're bringing together technology, marketing, and sourcing to transform brands through "The Power of And": https://vimeo.com/792991410

 

tms is a place where brilliant people are better together. Discover what life is like at a company where you can achieve great things and feel like you truly belong https://vimeo.com/841244881?share=copy

 

WHAT MATTERS THE MOST

Breakthrough, business-driving ideas come from extraordinary people with the freedom to be their most authentic selves at work. And we know authenticity and diversity — critical elements of our business — can only be realized when we create access and equity for all. We foster a culture of inclusion and belonging and aspire to be ever-evolving, always growing and listening.​

 

If you want your ideas to be heard and to contribute to a culture of inclusion and authenticity, bring us your voice!

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

The Studio Print Specialist is primary focus area is to support the North American (and at times Global) Studio print lab. You are a ninja with an X-Acto blade, and can properly identify different paper weights by touch! Jokes aside, you will be helping with day-to-day activities which include: printing and binding presentation materials, creating boards for internal/external meetings, creating event signage, creating prototypes/mock-ups for TV/Motion/Photoshoots, proofing, etc.

The ideal candidate should already have a strong understanding of wide format and digital print equipment. The candidate should also have a basic understanding of color management principles and best practices. As one of the “Faces” of the Studio, client service mindset is a MUST. And because the equipment is on-site at our office in Fulton Market, expectations would be that this role is 100% on-site.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Client service mindset and fantastic interpersonal skills with internal/external Teams and Partners
  • Collaborates closely with other Studio Team members, Account, Production, Creative
  • Daily maintenance & operation of in-house wide format and digital print equipment
  • Prints and creating presentation decks and boards for internal and external meetings
  • Creating color-accurate Hero prototypes/mock-ups
  • Color optimizations and proofing hi-res final artwork through RIP softwares
  • Order, track, and process in-house digital print consumables and supplies
  • Layout and creation of graphics for internal and external projects
  • Properly organizing files and following Studio standards for: file structure, naming conventions, layers, color, etc.
  • Participates in all applicable Studio status meeting and always strives for continuous improvement opportunities

 

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 1 – 3 year’s experience in fast-paced print environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft apps (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Adobe Creative Suite softwares (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Understanding of wide format and digital print devices
  • Understanding of finishing techniques: presentation deck binding, mounting boards, prototyping/mock-ups, etc.
  • Understanding of RIPs and proofing systems (ORIS ColorTuner & Fiery preferred)
  • Understanding of Color Management Basics & Principles
  • Photography fundamentals and stage lighting a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, client service mindset
  • Collaborative by nature and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task multiple projects, prioritize appropriately and problem solve
  • Highly organized and meticulous attention to detail

 

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago