Graduate Graphic Designer/Desktop Publisher - Prim-Ed Publishing Ltd

About Us:

Working for a global educational publisher, Prim-Ed Publishing, based in Wexford, you will be an essential part of the production team, which is responsible for the publication of numerous titles each year. The role attracts a wide variety of projects, including books, cards, brochures and catalogues.

Job Description:

  • Working as part of the production team with copywriters, typesetters, artists, authors and web developers
  • Working with a range of media, including computer-aided design (CAD), and keeping up to date with emerging technologies
  • Editing, splitting, and merging pdf files
  • Thinking creatively to produce new design ideas that appeal to the target audiences
  • Manage desktop publishing projects using the Adobe Creative Suite (Creative Cloud) and other industry standard applications
  • Confidently take jobs from initial design through to preparing files for print in compliance with in-house and commercial printers’ procedures
  • Perform other duties when required

Experience Required:

  • Third level qualification in a relevant subject

Skills / Competencies:

  • Knowledge of page layout and text styling for print
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented and have a talent for making good design and colour choices
  • Knowledge of fonts, conversion of files to other formats, and publishing practices and processes
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management, to ensure project deadlines are met
  • The ability to work as part of a dedicated team and to multi-task between different jobs

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