Art Graphic Artist-Specialist   IN   Dallas, TX   AT   Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Wine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.  

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

Join us today! 

Graphic Artist-Specialist

Position Purpose: 

Under the direction of the Art Manager, the Graphic Artist Specialist processes customer files, pre-flighting the jobs and preparing them for imaging directly to plate, ensuring the highest quality products at the lowest possible cost, while meeting customer delivery requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.  Act as a technical resource to Multi-Color Corporation and its customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Receive customer files. Pre-flight the files according to departmental procedures, checking for trapping, overprinting, proper resolution, color corrections, and building proper files for output. Convert to CMYK as required.

  • Ensure files meet customer specifications, make any necessary corrections, and output proofs.

  • Check proofs for accuracy. Send directly to plate.

  • Ensure job has been checked by customer.

  • Archive jobs for possible future use.

  • Read and understand all job requirements before beginning desktop process.

  • Copy all information to be used from customer’s disk.

  • Ensure trapping is correct.

  • Position copy according to specifications.

  • Proofread and approve orders.

  • Ask questions, reports all problems, and performs all necessary clean-up and corrections before files are released for film output.

  • Compare completed digital file to job order before releasing.

  • Interface with customers, the sales department, customer service and other MCC employees to address and resolve any problems.

  • Participate on cross functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.

  • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry.

  • Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.

  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts/Education or equivalent experience in
    graphics, including art and image assembly functions.   ***1 – 2 years printing experience is highly desired

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Adobe-CS software required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient with PC & MAC computers.

  • Excellent knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, punctuation & composition.

  • Possess a ‘can-do’ and TEAMWORK attitude.

  • Careful attention to detail and high expectation for quality.

  • Follows and understand quality guidelines.

  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Able to read and use a ruler.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Must understand printing tolerances.

  • Work within a self- managed team with excellent communication and problem- solving
    skills.  Provide technical assistance to graphics personnel, internal, and external customers. 

  • Develop and work within department guidelines to allow transfer of projects between functional areas. 

  • Initiate opportunities for process improvements.


Physical Demands:


  • Quiet conditions; may encounter moderate noise when in manufacturing environment and will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in a manufacturing setting.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods, lift up to 5lbs, speak on the telephone, and use hands and fingers for writing/using a keyboard/mouse.  Some standing, walking, lifting, and/or move up to 40 lbs. may be required.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to adjust focus, and color differentiation, along with the ability to view computer screen for extended periods of time.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
    an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
    to perform the essential functions.

    We are an EOE, and
    Drug-Free workplace. All finalist candidates will be required to pass certain
    pre-employment requirements.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying, please contact our Human Resources Department at  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or  applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School


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