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Vacancy: Trainee Pre-Press Artworker

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Crown Labels was established in Sheffield in 1989 and is a family-run business. We are a specialist printer producing self-adhesive labels for a wide range of UK based industries. The company now operates from modern new premises near Meadowhall and has continually invested in the latest print technology. Customer satisfaction drives our business and this flexible “never let you down” attitude has allowed the company to prosper in recent years.

About the Role

Due to an increase in demand, we are now seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our artwork and pre-press team. Reporting to the Studio Manager, you will assist in the production, processing and control of customer artwork for label production. This is a computer-based office role.

Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Setting up print-ready artwork files for production (pre-press)

  • Reviewing provided customer artwork for print compatibility

  • Adjusting and fixing problematic artwork

  • Liaising with the Sales team and customers to understand artwork requirements

  • Proofing artwork to customers

  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s quality management systems

  • Other ad hoc office-based duties to support the team as required by the Studio Manager

While a good eye for design is important in this role, you will be primarily adjusting and reviewing provided artwork, rather than creating complete designs from scratch.

Skills We’re Looking For

No previous experience is necessary, full training will be provided, and as such this role is well suited to an IT competent school or college leaver looking to start a career in the print industry.

Key Attributes:
  • High computer literacy levels (both Windows and Mac advantageous)

  • Enthusiastic with a strong desire to learn and develop

  • Meticulous attention to detail, particularly in visual design

  • Well organised with ability to manage and prioritise workload

  • Ability to work well to given timescales

  • Willingness to get involved and work as part of a team

  • Good written and verbal communication skills for interacting with different stakeholders

  • Good numerical skills, particularly for measurements and basic calculations

  • GCSE 9-4 in at least 5 subjects including English and Maths

How to Apply

Please apply by submitting an up-to-date CV along with a covering letter which explains why you think you’d be suited to this role to

To apply, you should be over 18 (have left school/college) and be eligible to work in the UK.

Key Information:
  • Full-Time

  • 30 Minute Lunch Break

  • 20 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

  • Additional 1 day of annual leave per 5 years of service

  • On-site parking (if required)

  • Westfield Health Scheme membership (on completion of probation period)

  • Company Pension Scheme (from eligible age)

  • Location: Magna Way, Rotherham (near Meadowhall)

  • Salary: TBC

  • Required: ASAP

Applications will close no later than Monday 22nd November.

It is anticipated that the initial training period would last for approximately six months. Upon successful completion, the post holder would be offered a permanent position.

Crown Labels is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all candidates. For further information about this role please contact

Privacy: All applications will be treated confidentially and personal details will not be shared with third parties.

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