FTP Upload Area

In order to better facilitate the transfer of large graphics and files we are now using Hightail as a means of file transfer.

Please click here to upload files.

For more information on artwork submission please see the Guidelines below.

Artwork Submission Guidelines

Requirements by Print Method

  • Vector artwork (fully editable and scalable line art) is preferred for all print methods, especially for crisp detail of text and logos
  • Vector artwork is required for screen print, Gerber FX print, cut vinyl, laser, router-cut, and/or die-cut output
  • Raster artwork (images consisting of pixels) is suitable for digital printing at a correct output resolution

*Common vector file formats: .ai, .pdf, .svg, .dwg, .dxf

*Common raster file formats: .jpg, .png, .psd, .tif

Preferred programs / formats:

  • Adobe Illustrator – submit as .ai and/or .eps
  • Adobe Photoshop – submit as .psd or .tif (including editable layers) and/or .eps
    • Large format graphics are output at a resolution of 75dpi at full scale
  • Adobe InDesign – submit as .indd (packaged files including all fonts and links)

Bleed: Most images require a minimum of .125-inch bleed on all sides.

  • Larger images will require more bleed. Banners require 1-inch bleed on all sides. Vehicle wraps generally require 3-inches bleed on all sides.

Important: Include all font files (or convert live text to outlines) and linked images when submitting artwork.

Not acceptable:

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Text-editing programs may be used to communicate rough design ideas only, not suitable as print-ready artwork. They will have to be recreated with applicable art charges.
  • Microsoft Publisher
    • Publisher documents are only viewable on a PC with an installed copy of Microsoft Publisher. As such, we are unable to open or view these files.

Files up to 10MB can be emailed directly to the Art Department, [email protected]. Larger files may be uploaded to our ftp site, or delivered on dvd, cd, or flash drives.

Art services are available.­

Please call with any questions: 509-535-0267 or toll-free 800-622-6333­