Seeking Letterpress Print Assistant

Haute Papier, a Couture Stationery Design & Letterpress Print Studio located in Arlington, Virginia is seeking a skilled and detail-oriented individual to join our growing letterpress team as a letterpress assistant. Our letterpress assistants are key to the success of our letterpress department. This is a great role for someone interested in learning more about the art of letterpress printing or honing his or her letterpress skills.
Responsibilities Include:
• Preparing jobs for the letterpress printers; this includes pulling the appropriate paper and setting up the polymer plate in the correct location on a template
• Operating our industrial cutter as assigned
• Mixing inks and color matching
• Inventory, job setup, and other printing-related tasks as assigned

Skills and Requirements:
• Experience working with a letterpress a bonus but not required
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a team-based environment
• Previous experience in a creative or art-based environment

To be considered an applicant for this position please send a resume and cover letter, showing how you meet the basic qualifications, as well as your Monday through Friday availability to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

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