Graphics Process Guide
 Overview   Dealer   Prep   Scan   Compose   Reference   

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TransWestern Publishing Graphics Process and Standards Guide

Diagram highlighting the place of compose in the workflow
These pages document all processes for Dealer, Prep, Scan and Compose within the TransWestern Publishings Graphics department. Together they are a tool for associates to use as a guide and reference when they have questions or are uncertain of processes and procedures.

Overview of this Guide

The following subject areas are covered:

  • Overview
    • overview of the information in the guide
    • orientation for new graphics department employees
    • instructions for using the guide
  • Dealer
    • receives ads from Post Sales and deals (distributes) to Prep and Compose
    • counts all incoming Ads
    • counts Ads distributed per associate
    • maintains consistent workflow and equitable workload per associate
  • Prep
    • prepping (preparing) the Ad materials for Compose
    • requesting scans for material to be added to the system
    • common issues
    • proper procedure for handling issues
  • Scan
    • scanning the Ad materials for Compose
    • common issues
    • proper procedure for handling issues
  • Compose
    • composing the final Ad for review by Quality Control and final publication
    • common issues
    • proper procedure for handling issues
  • Reference