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3100 S Riverside Dr

P.O. Box 887

Ames, IA 50010

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Sigler offers career opportunities in a wide variety of fields, from marketing and sales to graphic design to logistics. Whether you like to work with your hands or see yourself in customer service, we have a spot for you. Sigler offers a strong benefits package, collaborative work environment and professional training programs, all in a friendly, small-town setting in Ames, Iowa. Learn more about current job openings below. 

Currently Seeking

Prepress Technician

Sigler is seeking an experienced, organized and detailed-oriented individual to join our prepress department full-time. This position uses designated prepress tools and software to create, design and prepare printed pieces for production on our conventional sheetfed printing presses.  Must be well-versed in color management and have a deep understanding of the printing process.

Education/Experience:

Preferred 5+ years of production graphics experience along with direct to plate prepress experience and color management.

Sophomore – Senior level education towards BA or BFA degree in graphic design or production design a plus.

Skills and Qualifications:

Candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills and job functions:

  • Strong working knowledge of preflighting, trapping and Preps imposition
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro,  Enfocus Pitstop,  ArtPro+, and Kodak Preps
  • G-7 Color management training is helpful but not required
  • Basic understanding of sheetfed printing
  • Must be dependable and self-motivated
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work overtime hours when required
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to communicate well, take verbal direction, and follow instructions
  • Receive and manipulate files electronically from email, and FTP.
  • Troubleshoot customer files, loads fonts, inspects graphics and color match.
  • Prepare files for output to plate.
  • Lays-out/impose files on printer templates. Set up templates as needed.
  • Out-put files to plate setter.
  • Produce proofs, soft proofs, and mock-ups as needed.
  • Communicate with team members on projects, schedules, job requirements, and absences.
  • Perform additional job duties as assigned.
  • Adheres to company values in all daily work, internal or external – Sincerity, Innovation, Gratitude, Leadership, Engagement, Respect, Courage and Optimism

Job Requirements:

  • Applicant should be both Macintosh and Windows proficient
  • Automation Engine workflow experience a plus, but not required
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite for MAC OS.
  • Knowledge of printing terminology and practices.
  • Knowledge of PDF and postscript files and PDF plug-ins.
  • Knowledge of Esko software products.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain good attendance.

Sigler offers competitive wages, benefits package and generous personal time off.

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Production Technicians

Full-time and part-time temporary Production Technicians are needed in our Hand Bindery, Fulfillment, Shipping and Mailings departments.

Education/Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a printing, packaging and/or fulfillment production atmosphere is preferred but not required

Skills and Qualifications

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs. regularly
  • Adheres to company values in all daily work, internal or external – Sincerity, Innovation, Gratitude, Leadership, Engagement, Respect, Courage and Optimism

Employment Classification: Non-Exempt, full time and part-time temporary available

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