Prepress Operator Resume Samples

A Prepress Operator takes responsibility for setting the foundation of the printing production. The job description includes ensuring the format, appearance, and test layout and images are set well for the full printing run on magazines, brochures, packaging materials, labels, and newspapers. Duties associated with this role are listed on the Prepress Operator Resume as – taking print or electronic files and scanning then into specialized software; setting up printing presses for producing films, plate, and electronic pods; maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting presses and cameras; and training the new workers.

To succeed in this line, the technicians need strong communication skills for taking orders, maintenance skills to troubleshoot problems, good eyesight, and the ability to check in detail the color combination and text proofing. The person should be able to work in shifts. Most of the eligible resumes highlight a diploma or coursework in electronic prepress or printing press.

Prepress Operator Resume example

Prepress Operator Resume

Summary : Graphic designer, illustrator, and science enthusiast. Relocatable to PNW, otherwise available for remote work, Able to provide accurate, thorough, professional work on time and as scheduled.

Skills : Word, Excel, Photoshop, Photoshop, Dreamweaver.

Description :

    1. Advanced image editing- Photoshop. Color management.
    2. Prepared client files for output on: color offset presses, wide-format, and digital press Projects included: perfect-bound books magazines and .
    3. Imposed documents both by hand and with software for: perfect-bound books saddle-bound books Used and performed trouble-shooting for RIP software. .
    4. Able to coordinate work with others.
    5. Able to communicate knowledge clearly, accurately and thoroughly.
    6. Able to meet deadlines, work under pressure and problem solve independently.
       
       
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Of Art In Art


Sr. Prepress Operator Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Prepress Operator with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Aside From Creative Suite Familiar With Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Description :

  • Worked as prepress operator with different kind of printing products - Calendars, business cards, .
  • Verified magazine layout.
  • Worked as Graphic Designer using Mac based Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat and QuarkXPress.
  • Performed all electronic prepress operations Developed client relationship to assist in product creation including brochures, flyers and branding .
  • Electronically assembled and prepared pages for press ready film Stripped, assembled and contacted for 2/c and 4/c press-ready film Created 2/c and 4/.
  • Ability to output digital files to various output devices.
  • Ability to read and understand instructions.
     
     


Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Degree


Jr. Prepress Operator Resume

Objective : Obtain a position in printing or similar field where can utilize skills and education while also developing new skills. Applying for the opportunity of future advancement and helping to build and advance the company working for. Current work, Electronic Prepress Operator.

Skills : Using Prinergy, Rampage, And Esko Workflow Systems Preparing Printing Jobs To Be Press Ready By Using InDesign, Quark XPress.

Description :

    1. Prepared customers files to be print ready.
    2. Worked on playing cards as well as packaging from our sister companies (Pine Mountain, Diamond, and Lifoam).
    3. Reported any problems to the project manager and sometimes work directly with the customer to resolve any issues.
    4. Designed and printed all new signs in the plant and anything for special occasions.
    5. Developed and wrote any new procedures that will help the department run easier and with less errors.
    6. Helped design new casino back cards that are in use in casinos around the world.
    7. Worked with the department to set up and transition to a new ripping software and workflow.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Prepress Operator III Resume

Summary : Implemented a new ripping software and workflow (Esko). Managed several people as the back up supervisor.

Skills : Using Prinergy, Rampage, And Esko Workflow Systems.

Description :

  • Checked work to ensure mark are correct including center marks, corner trims, punch marks, job name and color designations are accurate.
  • Reported errors or deviations from standard work orders to the Production Manager / Account Manager.
  • Ensured the accuracy of the final data deliverable up to and including PDF, TIFF, stepped LEN files, and FTP upload.
  • Completed a Quality Control Checklist prior to advancing job to next step in production.
  • Created traps for different types of printing per specifications to ensure customer jobs print properly.
  • Adjusted files to match customer specifications including step and repeat, distortions and cutbacks.
  • Placed proper marks, color bars and tone scales on jobs, as required by customer.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Prepress Operator II Resume

Summary : To obtain a position in the graphic arts or print industry with a company where can use talents and abilities to be a productive member of the team.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Esko Automation Engine.

Description :

    1. Maintained, adjusted, and cleaned equipment, and performed minor repairs.
    2. Operated and maintained laser plate-making equipment that converts electronic data to plates without the use of film.
    3. Monitored contact between cover glass and masks inside vacuum frames, in order to prevent flaws resulting from overexposure or light reflection.
    4. Transfered images to unexposed plates, and immerse plates in developing solutions to develop images.
    5. Examined finishe plates to detect flaws, verify conformity, and measure dot sizes and centers, using LithoCAM.
    6. Removed plate-film assemblies from vacuum frames, and place exposed plates in automatic processors to develop images and dry plates.
    7. Inspected develope film for specified results and quality, using magnifying glasses and scopes; forward acceptable negatives or positives to other workers or to customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Prepress Operator I Resume

Summary : Obtain a position in printing or similar field where can utilize skills and education while also developing new skills. Applying for the opportunity of future advancement and helping to build and advance the company working for. RELEVANT Current work, Electronic Prepress Operator.

Skills : Using Prinergy, Rampage, And Esko Workflow Systems.

Description :

  • Checked work to ensure mark are correct including center marks, corner trims, punch marks, job name and color designations are accurate.
  • Reported errors or deviations from standard work orders to the Production Manager / Account Manager.
  • Ensured the accuracy of the final data deliverable up to and including PDF, TIFF, stepped LEN files, and FTP upload.
  • Completed a Quality Control Checklist prior to advancing job to next step in production.
  • Managed plate schedules
  • Imposed files to binder’s templates
  • Recorded data collection and output
  • Inspected plates for quality
  • Transported plates to presses, load and verify plates iauto loader
  • Maintained processors and chemistry changes.
     
     
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Assistant Prepress Operator Resume

Summary : Must have working knowledge of Kodak Prinergy, Preps and Virtual Proofing software, Strong attention to details, good organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.

Skills : Using Prinergy, Rampage, And Esko Workflow Systems Preparing Printing Jobs To Be Press Ready By Using InDesign.

Description :

  • Worked knowledge of Macintosh and Windows operating systems
  • Worked knowledge of font handling and troubleshooting
  • Worked knowledge of digital workflow, imposition and trapping (either Kodak Prinergy or Preps experience)
  • Worked knowledge of bindery and press specifications and mail specifications (drill allowance, margins, bleeds, etc.
  • Worked knowledge of PDF creation and variable data printing.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to understand new concepts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Associate Prepress Operator Resume

Summary : Cashier and bag boy for Big Bear grocery store. Several years working construction including drywall and painting. 20 years working in a well established printing companies.

Skills : Photo Retouching, Color Correction, Troubleshooting, Customer Service.

Description :

  • Removed, cleaned, and stored mandrels and sleeves.
  • Maintained mandrels in rack system until needed.
  • Loaded (manually or by using forklift) and transported mandrels (280 pounds maximum) to other locations using forklift.
  • Prepared photopolymer printing plates for mounting.
  • Performed other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to read and comprehend production orders and schedules.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Education

Assistant Prepress Operator I Resume

Objective : A Production Artist with the ability to lead, supervise, train and grow with technology. A self-motivated professional who's proficient in Adobe software CC (Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), fluency in Microsoft Office and also has exposure to HTML 5 in web design. A team oriented individual with customer service skills, believes in leading by example, welcomes new challenges and enjoys learning.

Skills : Print Production And Graphic Design, Production Management.

Description :

    1. Performed manual trapping and stepping of multi-layered client files in a fast-paced, tight deadline environment.
    2. Delivered film on time to make color proofs for Gravure jobs and Flexo/Offset print jobs.
    3. Transferred Gravure job specifications to the corporate office utilizing an ISDN line.
    4. Maintained monthly machine maintenance to keep machines operating efficiently.
    5. Worked directly with Customer Service Department and designers to satisfy their expectations.
    6. Created the prepress training manual which proved to be more time effective in training new employees.
    7. Reworked/Corrected/Recreated customer files to fit production dies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Visual Communications

Prepress Operator Resume

Summary : Connecting consumer experiences with brands to drive engagement and action Creating comprehensive brand identities, meaningful brand stories and engaging brand experiences.

Skills : Photo Retouching, Color Correction, Troubleshooting, Customer Service.

Description :

  • Ensued accurate, consistent, and timely completion of high quality basic to intermediate level artwork, effectively using industry standard software, tools, and prepress and print techniques.
  • Monitored quality on production floor and resolving conflicts/issues to keep projects on track.
  • Met quality standards for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned tasks.
  • Worked in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Performed assigned tasks within the overall production workflow and assigned budget, according to work order specifications, industry and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), company standards, and the client’s brand guidelines and standards.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Education