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Prepress Technicians prepare text and images before the full print run, thus laying the foundation for successful printing production. Essential duties seen on a Prepress Technician resume are selecting format and layout, scanning print files, making corrections in specialized software, setting up printing presses, maintaining cameras and presses, and collaborating with the art director and other professionals in the field. Successful sample resumes for Prepress Technician showcase abilities like knowledge of printing production, technical skills, stamina, teamwork, good communication and interpersonal abilities, computer competences, and time management. An Associate’s Degree in design or printing technology is required for this role.

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Lead Prepress Technician

Exercised good judgment and decision-making based upon the customer's requirements and the platemaking and printing processes being used.

  • Managed and trained new employees in processes and procedures to ensure 100% accuracy of color,typesetting, grammar, and design.
  • Reviewed customer files for potential problems such as size, color, fold patterns, allowances, bleeds, and resolution.
  • Positively represented and promoted [company name]'s brand while proactively providing solutions.
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with Team Members and Clients ensuring all customer expectations are exceeded on every interaction.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Advertising/graphic Design
2

Prepress Technician

  • Managed a wide range of tasks with exemplary organization, prepping work for the press on computers, processing printing plates on computer-to-plate processor, creating Preps layout template manual for Prepress Department, and training associates on proper utilization of Preps layout imposition workflow
  • Developed prepress training and resource manual for Prepress Department
  • Partnered with fellow Safety Committee members to implement safety policies for New York
  • Produced and edited company's safety newsletter in collaboration with HR Department.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Principles & Practice Of Social Work
3

Prepress Technician

Assembled black and white and 4 color images for presses.

  • Strip and flat negatives for one and two color printing, including precise registration.
  • Develop, inspect and opaque film negatives.
  • Created and designed newsletters, brochures, forms and other projects from copy and design concepts supplied by clients.
  • Assisted prepress department supervisor in departmental management.
  • Exposed and processed offset plates.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
4

Prepress Technician/production Artist

Created layouts and production artwork for advertisements, brochures, business cards, and catalogs, using Adobe
Creative Suite 6 and Microsoft Office. Prepared files for output to digital press using Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Managed and completed multiple tasks accurately and by deadline.
  • Edited and assembled monthly magazine for client.
  • Guided customers on design styles for different print projects.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Graphic Arts
AAS
Business Administration
5

Prepress Technician

Responsible for customer support in graphic design software, internal prepress support for prepress
systems. Maintain high level of customer service.

  • Provided customer service and support for graphics/desktop publishing software.
  • Provided prepress support for RIP software, file processing and troubleshooting.
  • Maintained prepress equipment, hardware, software and platemaking equipment.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Lead Prepress Technician

Answer questions for Project Managers, Sales Representatives, Operators and Management,
troubleshooting issues as needed.

  • Work independently and in collaborative efforts on several projects to facilitate internal and external goals.
  • Schedule jobs in department to ensure deadlines and quality expectations are met.
  • Involved in hiring and training prepress operators.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Technology
7

Graphic Designer/prepress Technician

  • Oversaw graphics and prepress department.
  • Trained co-workers in the use of programs and equipment.
  • Advised customers, sales department, and customer service on all art matters.
  • Created graphics and layouts for customers for both web and print.
  • Insured the quality of all art received, checked that art met all printing specifications.
  • Color corrected and retouched art.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Graphic Design
BS
Biology
8

E-commerce/prepress Technician

  • Automation of E-Commerce websites backend with electronic Prepress department. Developing press templates, processing weekly orders using automated imposition scripts for an "internet to press" pdf workflow.
  • Researched and implemented new technologies, in both prepress and e-commerce departments.
  • Assisted webmaster with development of many new E-Commerce websites. Created website graphics, debugged and wrote HTML, JavaScript, AppleScript, and Lasso code, relational database creation, and networking. Managed job files, beta tested e-commerce websites, configured server/ network software and hardware, worked closely with IT department on implementing new technology.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Ciw Certified Webmaster Program
Graphic Arts
9

Prepress Technician/graphic Designer

Worked closely with owner and sales staff to coordinate print requests from established clients and new
clients from design to press.

  • Prepared jobs for color proofs and film output using Macintosh computer.
  • Output press ready files to negatives and color proofs through RIP software.
  • Prepared metal plates for offset printing using pin system.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Graphic Communications
AS
Web Design / Interactive Media
10

Prepress Technician

Responsibilities included designing and revising art files for 22 state lotteries, business forms, scientific grids, blueprint
flats and security documents.

  • Trapping, impositioning, proofing and outputting plates on a computer-to-plate system for various presses.
  • Build and edit security documents using AGFA Fortuna Security program.
  • Create proofs, film and Torre plates for Intaglio printing presses.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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