Print Shop Assistant
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Looking for a fast-paced and rewarding job at one of Nashvilleâ€™s most creative and agile print shops? With over 20 years of experience providing unique print solutions to middle Tennessee, Advocate Marketing and Printing (AMP) is a locally owned shop known as the â€œgo toâ€ for high quality, fast turnaround, customer-centric printing. If you are a print pro looking for a change of scenery, or an up and comer looking to take your career to the next level, this is the opportunity you have been looking for!
We are looking for a self-motivated, high energy person to join our team as a Shop Assistant to aid our extremely busy team in production, finishing and customer service. Your day to day activities will always be different and you will stay on the move.
Who You Are
Experienced in a wide variety of printing, both small and large format.
Detail-oriented, critical thinker who does it right the first time!
A team player - We conquer each day together!
Has the ability to efficiently and accurately multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment.
Proficient computer skills. Our shop is 100% Mac based.
Be comfortable asking questions. We assume nothing and take nothing for granted.
Adaptable working in an environment where priorities change continuously. Each day starts with a plan, then evolves and changes by the hour.
Have a mindset of continuous learning. The ideal candidate for this position will bring a solid core knowledge of printing to the table, but will be ready to learn everything about our operation quickly.
Willing to explore different ways of doing things. Our entire team has an improvement mindset. Weâ€™re agile and continuously evolving our methods for efficiency and quality.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Ability to operate finishing and binding equipment such as digital guillotine cutter, glue binder, paper drill, coil and wire binder, corner rounder, shrink wrap machine, laminator and large format trimmer.
Operational familiarity with digital printing press with priority given to HP Indigo proficiency. Large format printing with priority given to EFI vuTek, Colex and HP Latex proficiency. Heidelberg Platen (Windmill) style letterpress and die cutting.
Ability to interpret print specs and translate them into finished products.
Ability to lift 50lb on a frequent basis and stand for long periods of time.
Have a working knowledge of the Adobe suite of products including Illustrator and InDesign.
Ability to work independently as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
What We Offer
Creative and unique shop environment located in downtown Nashville.
5 day work weeks. 8a - 5p Mon - Thu and 8a - 4p on Fridays.
Subsidized monthly parking.