Job Title: Prepress Technician
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Prepress Technician to join our printing team. The Prepress Technician will be responsible for preparing client files for printing and ensuring that they are properly formatted and organized. The ideal candidate should have experience working with digital prepress technology, possess strong technical skills, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Prepare client files for printing by ensuring that images, graphics, and text are properly formatted and organized.
Perform quality checks on client files to ensure that they meet our printing specifications and guidelines.
Use software programs such as Adobe Creative Suite, Preps, and Pitstop to make necessary adjustments to client files, such as correcting color, adjusting image resolution, and setting up bleeds.
Troubleshoot any problems that may arise during the prepress process, such as font issues or missing links.
Work collaboratively with other members of the printing team, such as designers and digital press operators, to ensure that projects are completed on time and to the client’s satisfaction.
Keep accurate records of prepress work, including file revisions and client approvals.
Assist in the training and development of new employees as needed.
High school diploma or equivalent required; some post-secondary education or vocational training in printing or related field preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of experience working with digital prepress technology, preferably in a commercial printing environment.
Strong technical skills, including proficiency in software programs such as Adobe Creative Suite, Preps, and Pitstop.
Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work with precision to ensure that client files are properly formatted and organized.
Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team.
Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Flexibility and adaptability, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
If you are a highly skilled Prepress Technician looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.