DTP Operator

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Cape Town


  • Strong DTP with repro experience using Adobe Creative Cloud (In-design, Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat) on Mac.
  • Good understanding of colour separations, trapping, clips and bleeds.
  • Minimum of three years of working experience.


Applicant must have the following skills/abilities:

  • Must be able to take full responsibility for the DTP function meeting deadlines
  • Ability to design, layout, typeset, produce finished art and produce final press-ready PDF artwork for a wide range of jobs, including annual reports, financial documents, booklets, brochures, leaflets, forms, etc.
  • Knowledge of colour profiles, die-traces, overprints/knockouts, bleeds and other pre-press requirements
  • Ability to work overtime and occasional long hours as required by the workflow/position
  • Book (catalogue) publishing skills are required



  • Retouching, digital publishing.
  • Retail design/layout experience.
  • Product photography


Personal skills/attributes:

  • Self-motivated. Accurate.
  • Attention to detail. Fast. Works well under pressure.
  • Solution-orientated with a take-charge personality
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a pressurised environment
  • Organisation and planning
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptable

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Quintes Venter • jobs@fishgate.co.za021 914 5678

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