The Prepress Technician, under the direction of the Prepress Manager, is responsible for producing high quality offset plates, proofs, and digital files for internal and external customers, utilizing advanced and complex techniques
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Determine correct file format for customer supplied hard copy and artwork.
Determine proper scan resolution, file size, color mode, image size and file format.
Ensure correct file placement in customer documentation.
Perform advanced computer functions, using more complex computer software to general films. Software includes: Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, Apogee and Adobe Acrobat.
Expose high quality offset printing plates for the press. Expose and compile finished proofs for customer approval; provide proofs for press checks.
Maintain equipment in Prepress.
REQUIREMENTS & TRAINING
HIPAA Training (every 2 years)
Safety Training (upon hire)
Background Check (before hire)
OIG/SAM Check (monthly)
Drug Screen (before hire)
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to speak effectively and respond to questions from managers, customers or employees of organization.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Overall familiarity with Prepress and workflow.
Have strong working knowledge of computers, including Windows, Adobe and Microsoft Software.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and to use hands to handle, or touch, or type; occasionally required to walk; required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to talk and to listen. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; the noise level is low to moderate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision and close vision.