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join the team – reprographics print assistant

job title: reprographics print assistant
number of roles available: 1
location: unit 4, 22 & 23, 1 emma street, E2 9FP | no remote available, onsite only
hours:  monday – friday, 10-2 (for the first month, with some flexibility for the right candidate)
salary: £10.85 – 12.85 per hour | paid weekly, you will be expected to generate an invoice and deal with remitting your own taxes.
contract type: temp to permanent | one week paid trial at 10.85 per hour | one month probation | 5 month contract with a permanent 20 + hours for the right candidate
start date: no later than monday 30th august 2021

job role

  • minimum 6 months experience in a similar role – references required
  • adding customisation to artwork using indesign
  • editing mockups in photoshop, cropping and saving images for web
  • some image editing (cut outs with clipping paths, adjusting levels and curves)
  • creating press ready pdfs, knowledge of different paper types
  • printing inhouse with an ability to multitask and manage multiple print runs simultaneously
  • preparing orders for dispatch (training will be given)
  • some customer admin work, contacting customers for missing order details
  • quality checking artwork before print, making minor corrections to artwork
  • basic numeracy skills and excellent attention to detail

additional duties: you will be expected to help warehouse and studio staff with production and order fulfilment, especially at busy times, as well as making up products and general office admin.

about you: this is not a creative role for a budding designer, this is a role for a reprographics artworker, with a can do attitude and experience printing in house, proofing and preparing finished artwork. this is a role for someone willing to get stuck in and be a good team player. we are a small and rapidly expanding team and looking for people to grow with us.

future prospects: xoandquin is a rapidly expanding e-commerce brand, additional hours and permanent roles will become available in the future and on-site training will be given and additional roles created.

how to apply

  1. email studio@xoandquin.co.uk
  2. subject line ‘reprographics print assistant’ (all lowercase to prove you can follow an instruction, this is a house style)
  3. provide a definition for leading and kerning (line 1) | indicate your start date | tell us a bit about yourself  | don’t forget to attach your cv!

any applications not following the above instructions will not be considered | XOandQuin will only contact successful applicants

image credit: martin faure via unsplash

 

 

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join the team – production assistant

job title: production assistant
location: unit 20, 22 & 23, 1 emma street, E2 9FP | no remote available, onsite only
hours: 16.5 (minimum) – 22 hours per week | 10am – 3.30pm* | monday – wednesday (additional optional shift available thursday)
contract type: temporary contract until thursday december 19* | permanent roles available in January 2022 for the right candidates
salary: £10.85 per hour

(*flexible start times around school pickups and drop offs if required)

job role

  • quality checking printed pages
  • folding & creasing greetings cards
  • pressing envelopes
  • packaging items into bags and sealing
  • taping items with the use of a tape gun
  • glueing items
  • weighing and counting items with a weighing scale
  • applying barcodes and stickers

additional duties

general tidying, emptying bins, moving boxes between units, must be able to lift boxes. the job may involve full shifts standing, you must be comfortable with being on your feet for the duration of a shift

contract type

paid trial week (16.5 hours)
PAYE – paid monthly
holiday pay 28 days pro rata – any unused holiday allocations will be paid with your december pay cheque

freelance available, paid weekly on production of an invoice. one weeks paid trial, minimum 16.5 hours required.

how to apply

  1. Email studio@xoandquin.co.uk
  2. subject line ‘production assistant’ (all lowercase to prove you can follow an instruction, this is a house style)
  3. attach your cv and/or a general cover letter.

any applications not following the above instructions will not be considered | XOandQuin will only contact successful applicants

 

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join the team – mid weight html php css wordpress web developer

job title: mid weight html php css wordpress web developer
location: remote
hours: ad hoc, approx 4 hours per month
salary: 35 – 50gbp per hour (will agree a USD or EURO rate for remote workers)

job role

as the mid weight html php css wordpress web developer you will be expected to

  • work on this website, have a good knowledge of child themes and creating custom template pages and editing functions files
  • proven experience modifying the wordpress loop and writing custom queries for template files
  • detailed knowledge of custom taxonomies and custom fields
  • css, html and php
  • wordpress builds without using paid themes, this job is code based and bespoke

tidy code with notes and  attention to detail is a non negotiable. flexible working hours, but must adhere to agreed deadlines. 

proof of bespoke builds, will not consider anyone who builds with theme files only, including custom queries

how to apply

  1. Email studio@xoandquin.co.uk
  2. subject line ‘mid weight html css WordPress web developer’ (all lowercase to prove you can follow an instruction, this is a house style)
  3. attach your cv, ensuring you include your country of work
  4. examples of previous code required – either links to websites where notes are clearly visible, screen grabs or html, css or php files also accepted via file transfer
  5. successful applicants will be added to the pool of staff and paid on delivery of jobs.

would suit an experienced wordpress dev, looking for a stress free paid side hustle on an adhoc basis and relax with some nice clean simple coding all whilst getting paid! any applications not following the above instructions will not be considered | XOandQuin will only contact successful applicants

 

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join the team – junior photoshop image editor

job title: junior photoshop image editor
location: remote
hours:
ad hoc, approx 4 hours per month
salary: 10.85gbp per hour (will agree a USD or EURO rate for remote workers)

job role

as the junior photoshop image editor you will be expected to

  • drop PDFs into photoshop mockups
  • saving files for web

 

attention to detail is a non negotiable. flexible working hours, but must adhere to agreed deadlines.

additional skills

additional skills are none essential, but preferable.

  • background removal, clipping mask basic photoshop editing
  • adjust curves, levels and lighting, adding drop shadows, colour correction editing stock photos
  • removing elements, changing colours etc
  • good eye for cropping the same image for multiple formats

would suit a collage leaver/current student, junior designer or repro assistant with a few months experience looking to boost their income and CV.

  • example psds required
  • successful applicants will be expected to complete a paid trial invoice by BACS only on completion of trial | paid adhoc, on delivery

how to apply

  1. email the address attached to this post
  2. subject line ‘junior photoshop image editor’ (all lowercase to prove you can follow an instruction, this is a house style)
  3. attach your cv, ensuring you include your country of work, and an example psd of relevant work via a file sharing link Any applications not following the above instructions will not be considered.

XOandQuin will only contact successful applicants