The Printing House
  • 07-Aug-2019 to 30-Sep-2019 (EST)
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • 17.00-23.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits Package

Position: Design Specialist

Company Background:

Since 1961, TPH has been a recognized leader and innovator in the Canadian printing industry. With over 70 company owned locations reaching coast to coast, our nationwide Branch Network provides the capabilities and resources necessary to consistently meet and exceed Customer expectations for service, quality and speed.

TPH believes in giving back to the communities we do business in, our Charitable Office was founded in 1985 and since then has supported hundreds of local Canadian Charities. TPH prides itself on being a good corporate citizen and socially responsible business partner. In addition to these initiatives, TPH has also maintained a strong commitment to environmentally responsible practices and seeks to be a leader in the area of sustainability. TPH was ranked as the #1 most sustainable and forest friendly printer in North America as awarded by Canopy's 2018 Blueline Report. TPH is one of Canada's Greenest Employers two years running.

Position Summary:

  • Preflighting Customer files against work order specifications
  • Preparing digital, offset, large format and 4-colour files for output
  • Working with various programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Pit Stop, MS Office
  • Loading and managing font in Extensis for PC and Mac
  • Being proficient on the latest design programs
  • Working with and manipulating printable PDF's
  • Consulting with Customers on design, layout and making revisions as required
  • Maintaining accuracy & detail in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Good understanding of the Pantone Colour System, CMYK & RGB colour spaces


Successful Candidates will have the following 5 key attributes: 

  • Detail Oriented/Accurate- close attention to and review of work orders for accuracy and completeness, quality control
  • Sense of Urgency- will enjoy working in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Reliable- ability to work at a consistent rate of productivity, punctual; Strong work ethic
  • Coachable- open to feedback, able to collaborate and communicate with team members and customers, open to suggestions, adapt to new technologies.
  • Problem Solver- ability to innovate, open to new ways of getting the job done, willing to consult with others to find a 3rd way, when unexpected challenges arise the ability to trouble shoot and consult teammates to find solutions.



What's in it for you?

  • Unique and Innovative projects see your work come to life all over the City and Country
  • Great Benefits Medical, Dental, Vision Care
  • Strong culture of employee recognition
  • Career growth TPH believes strongly in promote from within
  • Work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment
  • Being proud to work for a company committed to sustainability and giving back to the communities in which we operate
  • Working for a company where your ideas and suggestions matter

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

TPH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  If you believe TPH is a good fit for you, feel free to submit your application, we would love to hear from you.


Would you like to learn more about TPH.?

Visit our website at TPH.CA to discover a world of opportunity.

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