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PreMedia Color Analyst

Apply Job ID 25014 Date posted Jan. 23, 2023 Location Monroe, Wisconsin

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

The PreMedia Color Analyst is the color expert for both internal and external clients.  The PreMedia Color Analyst will use their experience in high end color retouching, complex masking, extensive cloning, and composition to exceed client expectations and interpret color expectations within a fast passed environment.


  • Reviewing with Client softproofs of images with Clients.
  • Evaluating color and content according to clients’ specifications and expectations.
  • Giving specific color direction by marking up color softproofs with client so the retouching team can execute corrections to the files to meet client expectations. 
  • General knowledge of the workflows and procedures for the assigned area 
  • Understanding of Mac environment and Photoshop to execute clients’ corrections.
  • Create silhouettes for client Images.
  • Read and follow internal markup and client instructions 
  • Measure and spec out RGB and CMYK values for customer swatches or product matching. 
  • Maintain accurate lighting and monitor calibration conditions for optimum viewing. 
  • Ability to do image corrections in RGB and CMYK color space.
  • General knowledge of profiles, color space, and conversions. 
  • Provide feedback to other color Mac operators. 
  • Responsible for tracking or moving job components through production using Quad tools. 

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis

  • Some college course work preferred.
  • 5-10 years of experience as a Color Analyst/Operator or similar.  
  • Intermediate proficiency using the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Acrobat on the MAC Platform is also required. 
  • Should possess good knowledge of color theory, experience with camera raw processing and color management. 


We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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