Pre Press Technician

Pre Press Technician
August 30, 2023
Base Pay


Job Description

The Pre Press Technician will be responsible for preparing graphics and files for print while maintaining the integrity of the content, art, design, and brand. They will ensure that all pre-press operations are performed to the highest standards and in a timely manner.

  • Produce press ready, color accurate materials using graphic software. Functions include building, manipulating and checking electronic files according to job specifications
  • Review job specifications to develop a full comprehension and thorough understanding of requirements and ensures all files contain correct elements needed for production of final deliverables, including TIFF and EPS files and all fonts
  • Utilize Kodak Prinergy and Adobe Photoshop software using Mac OS to build, manipulate and implement corrections where necessary packaging graphics to required specifications
  • Utilize content management tools for retrieving and referencing images and files 
  • Prepare metal plates that are used by traditional printing presses to transfer words and images to paper
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, security procedures and instructions. Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) pertaining to area of responsibility
  • Performs all duties according to established safety policy
  • Maintain, repair and troubleshoot equipment in department
  • Willing to work flexible hours as necessary

  • Proficient in Kodak Prinergy and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat software using Mac OS
  • Strong knowledge of File Resolution, Plate Line Screen and Half-tones Experience with Offset Folding Carton preferred
  • Time management skills and ability to operate in fast paced environment
  • Proven team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Must have Flexo Plate making experience
  • High School Diploma, Bachelor's degree in graphic arts or related field preferred
  • Any experience within the printing industry
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