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Mac Operator | Auckland | $70 - $75K

at The Pond (view profile)
Location Level 2/4 Gundry St, Auckland Central, NZ, New Zealand
Date Posted April 15, 2018
Category Design
Job Type Full-time


Our client, a medium-sized advertising agency is looking for a new full-time Senior Mac operator. Working in an intensive, yet fun role with a great team focused on retail design and production across several large accounts, the successful applicant will need to have a strength in InDesign and be competent across the full Adobe suite including Photoshop and Illustrator. 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.

This role has a natural creative scope for the right person and the ability to question things and give input is welcomed. 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
  • Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and FTP Systems

Required Skills:

  • Fast and deadline driven
  • Work skillfully on multiple projects
  • 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)
  • Attention to detail
  • Needs to have a “Solutions not problems” mindset, be able to muck in when required
  • Solid pre-press / preflight knowledge

Desired Skills:

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Tertiary (preferred)

Personality & Culture Fit:

  • Team player
  • Sociable
  • Hardworking
  • Enjoyable to have around


  • 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.

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

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