If you have the following experience and/or training, or want to learn the skills of a Prepress Technician then this is the job for you:

  • Good computer skills, previous Mac experience is a plus

  • Ability to focus on the tasks at hand

  • Attention to details, able to read a ruler, math skills

  • Use Micosoft Office

  • Use all applications of Adobe CC to create print ready pdfs

  • Know what makes a pdf print ready

  • Read work orders

  • Preflight customer pdfs for correct size, bleeds, color space, fonts, image resolution

  • Know how to fix issues with customer pdfs

  • Create cover templates for paperbacks and hard bound books

  • Scan paperback covers and clone images to convert into hard covers

  • Soft proof pdf files or hard proofs to customer

  • Set up (impose) files to make plates to print on offset presses using correct folding patterns

  • Impose files to make pdfs for digital presses using correct folding patterns

We will provide training for the right candidate.

This is not a design position but there are occasions to do design work.