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Mac Operator

  • Mac Operator
  • Auckland
  • $70k - $80k
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
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Role is with:

Penny Gambitsis Senior Talent Agent

Are you a seasoned Artworker and keen to share your skills with a new team in 2019? 

Passionate about detail, accuracy and familiar with the world of retail advertising?

Our client, a medium-sized advertising agency is looking for a new full-time Senior Mac operator to join their busy team. Working in a busy, senior role with a great team focused on retail design and production across several large accounts, the successful applicant will need to be passionate about artworking with strong technical abilities. The candidate will have a good flourish of design flair/technical eye, with a visual ‘spark’ but be happy to deal with the daily churn and an incredibly busy environment! The right candidate will be energetic, resilient and be comfortable working in a high-level senior role alongside the Studio Manager. Confidence and taking responsibility /ownership of projects will be essential in this role. 

The candidate must be adept at interpreting briefs, demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, accuracy and communication at all times. They must be able to work with speed, accuracy and rationalise production decisions. 

This role has a natural creative scope for the right person and the ability to question things and give input is welcomed, though this is strictly an art working role. They will need to be confident and passionate about their art working ability, have initiative, huge attention to detail and fit into the agencies 'family-like' dynamic culture. 

Required Experience:

  • Min 6 + years experience
  • Retail Design / Studio background preferred

Required Skills:

  • Fast and deadline driven
  • Layout and template design
  • Quality file saving, management and outputting
  • Confident with established brand guidelines and brands
  • Strong communicator
  • Technically strong (setting up style sheets and specifications)
  • Retouching 
  • Needs to have a “solutions not problems” mindset, be able to muck in when required
  • Solid pre-press / preflight knowledge
  • Confident checking artwork for final dispatch 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience building static EDM's using e-commerce platforms and troubleshooting when necessary

Required Qualifications:

  • Tertiary (preferred)

Personality & Culture Fit:

  • Team player
  • Sociable
  • Hardworking
  • Will contribute to a positive agency atmosphere 


  • Busy, social, growing, creative and dynamic workplace
  • Great team
  • Auckland City fringe location

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

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