Premedia Specialist III - Overland Park, KS
Staples 4,952 reviews - Overland Park, KS

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Position Summary:
Creates digital prepress files for production work. Produces consistent quality work that directly effects customer satisfaction and drives excellence by reducing the cost of errors. Performs all assigned work efficiently, accurately and timely to meet production schedules.


Design and create graphics that meet specific customer guidelines of commercial and marketing needs such as displays, packaging, corporate identity, etc. Utilizes a variety of media in order to achieve the desired visual effects.

Manages a variety of projects primarily involved with online order sites and customized development. Designs user interfaces for online order sites and applications.

Primary Responsibilities:
Reviews job tickets to insure understanding of requirements. Plans and organizes work to meet deadlines and turnaround dates

Works with sales and customer to resolve any issues with electronic files. Provides solutions, best practices and technical support.

Works with digital designs using a variety of graphic design software programs. Checks and/or corrects supplied art, verifies trap and recreates digital art. Identifies fonts and applies typography. Identifies potential production issues and proofs final copy. Possesses skills to work in either Design or E-Business:

Design: Plans and designs concepts by researching company websites, themes, branding and competitors. Illustrates concept by designing a rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts. Obtains approval of concepts by submitting rough layout for approval

E-Business: Engineers and applies variable content and create variable rules. Create previews, proofs and production files. Upload completed variable items to site. Manages font issues and advance grouping and flexing. Manages preprint/print on demand requirements. Develops and maintains data source and applies document actions as needed. Develops online user-friendly forms. Writes and utilizes scripts as needed.

Creates item and category images. Obtains approval of content and functionality

Creates digital or paper proofs with markup types and measurement specifications to meet customer requirements

Prepares digital plate files for press. Reviews and verifies job specifications and matches art. Creates digital plate, outputs paper separations and releases digital plate file

Enter job ticket into a database as necessary

Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies

Performs other duties as assigned


1-2 years related experience

Associate or Technical Degree in Graphic Arts Technology Management, Commercial Graphics, or Commercial Print

Wed Design experience a plus

Bilingual (Spanish) a plus






US-KS-Overland Park




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Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the diversity of our people, products, and services.

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