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Mac Operator

  • Mac Operator
  • Auckland
  • $70 – 75k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed

Are you technically strong? Looking to get into a top design agency, and work on projects for big name clients?

Our agency client is looking for a new full-time Senior Mac Operator to join their studio team in their Auckland office. Working in an intensive role with a great team, the role will be focused on long documents and annual reports. The successful applicant will need to have a strength in InDesign and be competent across the full Adobe suite including Photoshop and Illustrator. They will also have a solid understanding of print production, and outputting of files.  

You'll take ownership of your projects, and be comfortable communicating with the design team to produce work to the highest standard. 

The successful candidate will need to be confident in their technical ability, have a passion for great design, and work efficiently in a team environment. 

Required Experience:

  • Min 8 + years experience
  • Design / Studio background preferred
  • Software: Illustrator, InDesign

Required Skills:

  • Fast, accurate and deadline driven
  • Excellent with layout and template design
  • Quality file saving, management and outputting
  • Worked with established brand guidelines and brands
  • Strong and confident communicator
  • Technically strong (setting up style sheets and specifications)
  • Flawless attention to detail
  • A “solutions not problems” mindset and be able to muck in when required
  • Sound pre-press knowledge

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop, clear cutting, simple retouching, colour correction
  • Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint

Required Qualifications:

  • Tertiary (preferred)

Personality & Culture Fit:

  • Passion for design
  • Efficient worker
  • Focused
  • Enjoys being part of a team
  • Understands the need for work/life balance


Salary Range:
$70 – 75k + Kiwisaver

Commencement & Ideal start date?

ASAP or 4 weeks notice


Let Lorna Denholm and The Pond agents help you realise your global market value and future career potential in New Zealand. Apply today, or get in touch for more information. 

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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