DTP Operator recruitment agency listing

A DTP operator will use computer software to ensure that advertisements in print publishing convey a message and are well designed.

The tasks involved can vary depending on the employer and establishment. Typical roles include designing the layout of a magazine or newspaper page, editing images, choosing the right font and format, and producing graphic designs.

Qualifications in the field of computing and graphic design are preferred, although if the candidate can prove that they are capable formal qualifications may not be required. Excellent English language skills are essential. Candidates are also expected to know how to efficiently operate a number of different computer programs, such as Adobe Photoshop.

In the UK the majority of DTP operator jobs are based in London and other major cities. This is because that's where the majority of publishing houses are based. The job market is very competitive. Candidates may have to network to break into the industry by attending events such as Design Week; completing volunteer work experience programmes can also be useful. Both part time and full time jobs are often advertised through recruitment agencies.

Most salaries start at around £14,000; however experienced DTP operators and freelancers may earn in excess of £30,000.

 
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8 Recruitment Agencies found for DTP Operator jobs in the Media industry
  • GLOSS CREATIVE RECRUITMENT

    Based in the heart of Leeds, we know that the media sector is fast paced and requires specialist creative staff members. Offering candidates for a wide variety of roles from Journalists and Copywriters to Studio Managers, our exclusive Yorkshire database contains local, pre-qualified candidates with skills including HTML Coding and Digital Publication, ready to fill your permanent and contract vacancies.
    Coverage Yorkshire
    • 2 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP
  • The Plus Team

    Supplying business support staff in HR, marketing, finance and admin, PA and reception staff, from director to admin level.
    Coverage London and Home Counties
    • 23 Hanover Square, London - West End, London, Greater London, W1S 1JB
  • LinkPoint Resources Limited

    As a specialist recruiter to the media sector our consultants have built an extensive database of talented media professionals. We know where to search and have developed innovative ways to reveal the best candidates. Our reputation in the industry is enviable and we have experience of both in-house and agency environments. Previous successful placements include areas such as Publishing, Film and TV and Events Management.
    Coverage UK Nationwide
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    • 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
    • Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS
    • Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PY
    • 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ
    • CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
    • Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE
  • Attic Recruitment Limited

    Attic Recruitment offers a thorough, professional and discreet recruitment service to companies and individuals throughout London and the South East.
    Coverage London and the South East
    • 79/80 Margaret Street, London, Greater London, W1W 8TA
  • Blue Tree Recruits

    Digital, Creative, Marketing & PR Recruitment At Blue Tree, we genuinely love recruitment. We are passionate about helping our clients grow their business by finding the right candidates and ensuring our candidates find the right role for them, itís all about developing long term trusted relationships with both our clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Surrey Hampshire Sussex Berkshire Bedfordhshire
    • No 3 Rio House, High Street, Ripley, Surrey, GU23 6AE
  • Farringdon James

    For all your Recruitment needs across the South West contact Farringdon James today!
    Coverage South West
    • 19 Duke Street, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5PQ
    • 19 Duke Street, Cornwall, St Austell, PL25 5PQ
  • Options Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd

    Within our diverse organisation we have expertise in a number of areas, and within these areas we recruit the full spectrum of candidates. We have a renowned reputation of providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Throughout the United Kingdom
    • Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comeley Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU
  • Premier Group Recruitment

    FIrst Choice for Recruitment. We focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the IT, Media and Engineering sectors across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, keeping the entire process of hiring staff as smooth and efficient as possible.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
    • 4th/5th Floor, 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX
    • 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB

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