CALLING ALL GRADUATES!

Firpress is growing! Are you an upcoming graduate looking for your first job in the design industry? Perfect!

Do you have a passion for Graphic Design and a drive to thrive within an established printers? We are looking for full-time Junior Graphic Designer.

 JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER 

Full-time | 37.5 hrs | Mon-Fri 

OUR STORY 

Firpress opened their doors in 1985 and have been providing a quality printing service to businesses throughout Cumbria for over 30 years. We are one of the only printers in West Cumbria that can offer a truly comprehensive ‘one-stop’ service. We provide a very tailored service which incorporates in-house graphic design as well as printing. 

Our printed products cover a wide range of business needs from letterheads to marketing leaflets, business cards to booklets all printed to a high standard at affordable prices, from concept to completion, all under one roof! 

THE ROLE 

Our ideal candidate will have a passion and a creative flair for design, be able to use their own initiative and work effectively alongside our existing team. Communication is a big part of the job, so you must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process – from initial briefs, to creating artwork, preparing for print and finishing – cradle to grave! 

This is a highly diverse role – every day will be different! You will be working across various projects; logo design, invitations, posters, brochures, business stationery, menus, leaflets, banners, exhibition displays, wedding stationery, labels, large format and much more… 

SKILLS REQUIRED 

• BA Hons in Graphic Design desired (minimum qualification HND in Graphic Design)* 

• Working experience of the Adobe Suite including InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator. 

• A passion for design. 

• Good attention to detail. 

• Excellent communication skills as you will be dealing directly with customers. 

• Good organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines. 

• Ability to think outside of the box! 

* Not finished your course yet? Don’t worry – we will happily see you through your qualification on a day release helping you build your skills and portfolio along the way. 

Want to know more about the role? Contact Steph on 01900 68141 or steph@firpress.co.uk 

 To apply please email your CV & recent work examples to: kerri@firpress.co.uk
 Closing date for applications: Monday 17th June 2019 with view to an immediate start 

Join Our Team: Print Finisher (Full Time)

Firpress is looking for a hard-working individual to join our busy print finishing department.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE:

• Operation of print finishing machinery including: guillotine, booklet making, machine folding, industrial lamination and other pieces of automated machinery

• Sign making on a variety of medium including: vinyl, dibond, correx & foamex

• Finishing of pvc banners and pop up display systems

• Hand work to finish and package our printed products

• Preparation of pallets or boxes for courier despatch

• Monitor stock levels

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

• Be methodical and well-organised

• Have excellent mechanical and problem-solving skills

• Work to a high degree of accuracy, even when working to a deadline

• Pay close attention to detail

• Have good communication skills

• Be able to follow instructions closely to achieve the right result

• Have a calm manner and work well under pressure

• Be a good team player

• Experience preferred, not essential as full training will be given

• Full Driving Licence required

HOW TO APPLY:

Please download an application pack by clicking HERE.
Application forms should be returned by Sunday 30th September 2018.

Join Our Team: Graphic Designer Wanted

JOIN OUR TEAM!

Graphic Designer (Full Time)

Due to the continuing expansion of our Graphic Design department, we are looking for a talented designer  to become an integral part of our ‘Firpress’ team!

Firpress Printers are the only quality assured printer in West Cumbria, providing quality print & design services for over 30 years.
Our ideal candidate will have a passion and a creative flair for design, be able to use their own initiative and work effectively alongside our existing team.
Your projects will include: corporate branding, posters, brochures, business stationery, menus, leaflets, banners, exhibition displays, multi page documents, signage & much more!

Required Skills:

• BA Hons in Graphic Design desired (minimum qualification HND in Graphic Design)

• Working experience of the Adobe CC including Indesign, Photoshop & Illustrator.

• A passion for design.

• Good attention to detail.

• Excellent communication skills as you will be dealing directly with customers.

• Good organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.

• Ability to think outside of the box!

37.5 hours per week. Salary dependent on qualifications & experience

Please email your CV & recent work examples to: kerri@firpress.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 4th September 2018 with view to an immediate start

Job Vacancy: Litho Printer

We are looking for a talented printer to become an integral part of our ‘Firpress Team’

Firpress Printers are the only quality assured printer in West Cumbria and have been providing quality print and design services for over 30 years.

Our ideal candidate will have a passion and drive for litho print, be able to use their own initiative and work effectively alongside our existing team. Your role will be to make ready and litho print using our B2 Four Colour Ryobi 784 and Two Colour Ryobi 522 presses.

DESIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

•   Litho print experience

•   A passion for print

•   Excellent attention to detail

•   Good organisation skills and the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines

•   Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

Full time position: 37 ½ hours a week. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please email your CV, current notice period and evidence of experience to: kerri@firpressprinters.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th January 2018 with a view to an immediate start.