Pre Press Operator

Pre Press Operator


About Tradeprint:


As pioneers in the print industry, we leverage technology and the expertise of our highly skilled team, to be innovative and delight our customers with an outstanding experience.

We are a technology led, trade printer based in Dundee. As part of the Cimpress group, the largest print manufacturer in the world, we are leading the way in mass customisation. Using e-commerce as our primary route to market, we’re here to change the print world, and you can help us!

With exciting plans for fast growth, we are always looking to add Smart, Innovative and Customer Centric people to our remarkable team. To achieve our ambitious goals, we empower our people and they drive the business forward, putting the customer experience at the heart of what they do.

About the Role:

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and efficient Operator to join our Pre-Press team and help us continue our impressive growth by delivering a world-class level of service to our clients. The main role of this position is to check that files have been supplied correctly for print according to the relevant artwork service. This isn’t a graphic design position but technical understanding and a good eye for detail are crucial. As a team we need to continuously develop our skills, we value shared knowledge and group learning and it’s important to us that the successful candidate is passionate about this too.


  • Develop a solid technical knowledge of what is required to ensure files are suitable for print
  • Providing expert level artwork advice to clients
  • Meet all deadlines within the day and monitor lists to ensure this is achieved
  • Taking ownership of issues and challenges that arise

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Experience in file handling, checking, preparing files for print
  • First class communication skills
  • The ability to remain calm and focused when things get busy
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A flair for working with IT packages including a knowledge of Adobe design packages.
  • An enthusiasm to work towards both individual and team-oriented goals
  • Knowledge of the printing industry and Pre-Press workflows would be beneficial however training will be provided


This role is a permanent full-time role, working 40 hours a week over a variety of shift patterns.


In addition to salary, we have a range of benefits including:

· 30-33 days holiday

· Birthday Day Off

· Volunteer Time Off

· Health cash plan (including optical and dental cover)

· Life cover

· Employee discounts for our own products and related brands including Vistaprint

· A discount site including discounted gym memberships, cinema tickets and other leisure and shopping discounts

· Cycle to Work

· Recommend a Friend scheme


We also have a values driven company culture which includes:

· A strong focus on learning and development

· Recognition awards

· A fully funded staff Christmas party and regular company social events


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From £23,795.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dundee, DD2 4SW: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Adobe Package: 1 year (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 19/07/2024