Prepress Specialist Resume Samples

A Prepress Specialist takes responsibility for setting the foundation for successful printing production. The job description and duties listed on the Prepress Specialist Resume are – ensuring proper formatting, appearance, and layout of texts and images; taking print, scanning, and importing them in a specialized software; setting up printing presses to produce the film, plate and electronic proofs; maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting cameras and presses; ensuring the accuracy of all documents; ensuring all graphic elements are consistent; preparing and releasing art files, and assisting the creative team with overflow design requests.

Those seeking to enter this occupation should mention on the resume the following skills – effective communication skills; the ability to take orders from customers, knowledge of addressing management and customer concerns, good eyesight, and attention to detail for text proofing and color. Required education includes a diploma or certificate in electronic prepress operations or printing prepress technology.

 

Prepress Specialist Resume example

Prepress Specialist Resume

Objective : Multi-talented professional with extensive experience in the printing industry and photography. Seeking a rewarding position working in digital printing, large format sign production, or creative design where I can utilize my experience and leadership to benefit your company.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Communication, Managing.

Description :

    1. Created and modified vector/bitmap graphics for installation and user documentation.
    2. Proto typed and verified assembly procedures.
    3. Created and revised documents in FrameMaker, QuarkXPress, and PageMaker.
    4. Performed 'preflight' on documents targeted for the digital press.
    5. Provided expertise to corporate staff using Photoshop, Illustrator, and PageMaker.
    6. Created and edited graphics for use on the corporate website.
    7. Photographed hardware and procedures using traditional film, digital, and video cameras.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Prepress Specialist Resume

Objective : Talented and highly motivated field engineer at installing, maintaining, and repairing vital printing and medical electromechanical systems; which may include hardware software and networking products. Ensures customer satisfaction by advising customers on preventative maintenance and configurations, which may impact product performance.

Skills : Adobe Acrobat Pro with Pitstop & Supertramp plug-ins, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Apogee, Meta Dimensions, Metrix, Microsoft Office, Preps, Printsmith, Quark, Quickbooks, Rampage, Retrospect, Suitcase.

Description :

    1. Prepared PDF, Epson, and low-res hard proofs.
    2. Scanned and edited a wide range of source materials including photos, blueprints, print defect samples, and printed circuit layouts.
    3. Responsible for ordering artwork and manually processing it from start to finish with a strong emphasis on proofreading and quality control.
    4. Analyzed estimates. Negotiated budgets with production suppliers.
    5. Ensured a consistent product while accounting for temperature, dwell, and pressure, keeping a consistent feel to the material.
    6. Collaborated with our color scientist to understand color theory and how it relates to our products and procedures.
    7. Prepped digital files for Smartwool, Aspen Skiing, and others.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Prepress Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeking a Prepress Specialist position wit an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with winning teamwork.

Skills : Design, Maintenance, Time Management, Supervisory Experience, Customer Service Experience, Quality Control.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the catching of press print newspapers commercial and local, as well as making sure that the proper inserts go into the correct newsprint via hand or machine.
    2. Received and checked in pallets or parcels.
    3. Certified on the operation of propane or gasoline-powered forklift.
    4. Maintained and repaired the inserter, also maintaining the computer to plate imagers and processors.
    5. Assumed lead role as the Daytime Mailroom Foreman.
    6. Transferred to the position of prepress specialist, graphic artist, and assistant production manager.
    7. Able to work successfully under tight deadlines, while continuing to maintain excellent feedback and consistency.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Prepress Specialist Resume

Headline : As a Prepress Specialist, responsible for production on several major client's projects which included layout and typesetting of a medical book each month.

Skills : Project Management, Publishing, Sales Support, Training, Consulting, Learning Management Systems, Research.

Description :

    1. Participated in vetting calls with professors and sales reps to advise customers on their pre-press needs and provide Custom print solutions.
    2. Mentored the development and training of new production department personnel and acted as a resource on matters concerning pre-press issues and questions.
    3. Ensured correct flow of manuscript, advised Project Coordinators on proof and manuscript deadlines, regarding pre-press concerns and cost implications - providing cost savings and quality improvement suggestions.
    4. Managed the timely delivery of proofs and advised Project Coordinators on proof and manuscript deadlines.
    5. Devised strategies to meet delivery dates.
    6. Ensured that vendors and freelancers adhere to Custom's standards and procedures.
    7. Coordinated freelancers' workflow, awarding projects, providing files, monitoring deadlines, and assessing final work product.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Prepress Specialist Resume

Headline : To gain a design Prepress Specialist position in a progressive company; to expand my knowledge and expertise while contributing to the creative and technological goals of the company.

Skills : Inventory Management, Customer Service, Troubleshoot.

Description :

    1. Prepared files using Xerox FreeFlow.
    2. Responsible for color matching and proofing.
    3. Shipped as needed via UPS & FedEx.
    4. Converted files to PDF format.
    5. System designed for version control that is used by all Centers.
    6. Actively trained co-workers in new systems and solve internal issues.
    7. Assisted as Production Supervisor - both in Cleveland and other Standard Register locations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Prepress Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeking a Prepress Specialist, responsible for Following ISO policy standards to ensure they are implemented, practiced, and maintained. and also Managing and be accountable for the relationship with internal and external sales.

Skills : MS Office, Managing, Communication.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Checking and receiving hard film from outside purveyors and EPP, stripping film and checking for more, keying selections in as approved into the Database.
    2. Filed film and folders in there proper location, making proof packages for the press.
    3. Mixed ink's using the automated Pantone ink mixing computers for the press.
    4. Distributed inks to appropriate press areas.
    5. Reported for printing duties 2 days a week during the busy season, traditionally Oct thru Dec.
    6. Prioritized outside vendor sample disc to ship fed ex or UPS to customers for approval.
    7. Maintained the one-step system of film logging to ensure that all ship dates are met.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Prepress Specialist Resume

Objective : To obtain a Prepress Specialist with 3+ years of experience in providing one-on-one support, including graphics and printing solutions for most of our top clients. and also Developing techniques that improved production 25% or more.

Skills : Planning, Preparing, Communication.

Description :

    1. Scanned photographs and other miscellaneous graphics and convert them to use digital files.
    2. Documented layout and design.
    3. Generated production files in various formats across Mac and Windows platforms.
    4. Utilized computer to plate technology output and quality control plates for offset printing.
    5. Prepped specialty printing designs, which used die-cutting, varnishes, and embossing.
    6. Prepped digital files for crossover compensation using creep calculations.
    7. Created templates using Preps from supplied specifications from the planner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Prepress Specialist Resume

Headline : An award-winning Prepress Specialist Media Professional with a proven track record, including advanced file troubleshooting, file manipulations, photo retouching, RIPping, trapping, and imposing files within an entirely digital workflow. Recognized for consistently hitting deadlines and error-free files. Dedicated to providing excellent internal and external customer service.

Skills : Multitasking, Assisting, Customer Sevice.

Description :

    1. Trained in digital color matching and sample creation for an innovative firm specializing in printed fabrics for the home decorating market.
    2. Assisted in the launch of a cutting edge, print-on-demand fabric printing department.
    3. Executed Standard Operations Manual using bespoke proprietary corporate software applications for color matching, print linearization, and color profiling.
    4. Initialized print protocols and proper guidelines for short-run print on demand process printing.
    5. Built color profiles specific to inkjet printers using applications that allow for the control of metamerism in a digital workflow.
    6. Achieved a color accuracy, impossible to replicate in an ICC managed color workflow, on any color that the inkjet dyes are capable of creating.
    7. Assisted on heat-set one-side and double-sided presses to fulfill customer orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Prepress Specialist Resume

Headline : As a Prepress Specialist, responsible for Following ISO policy standards to ensure they are implemented, practiced, and maintained. Managing and be accountable for the relationship between internal and external sales.

Skills : MS Office, Communication, Assisting, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked as a temporary employee for multiple locations.
    2. Twice acted as Lead Operator for assigned company.
    3. Duties included preflight, output, trapping both manual and digital, scanning and color correction, match proofing, and organization of workflow.
    4. Worked within traditional formats using Brisque workflow.
    5. Worked within digital formats using ArtFlow/ArtPro for the Creo formats.
    6. Completed all jobs within workflow from assessment to output.
    7. Imposed files manually, or with Preps, and sent them to the assigned format.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Prepress Specialist Resume

Headline : A position where I can utilize the strengths and skills I have gained throughout my career to better enrich myself and those around me; while developing creative solutions for a wide range of projects in a team or individual capacity.

Skills : Content Management Systems, Marketing Management, Graphic Design, Advertising, Google Analytics, Web Services, Email Marketing.

Description :

    1. Normalized, Traped, Version, Auto Placement Assignments, using Kodak Prinergy, Preps to impose files for printer.
    2. Communicated with design, master builders & imaging, informing production on all issues found with a recommended resolution.
    3. Final proofs used a Creo Trendsetter Spectrum proofing system along with Epson 9600, 9800, 9880 along with clear overlays for foils, etches, opaque whites, PMS colors, and spot uvs.
    4. Proofs are used as our final QC to supply to our print vendors.
    5. Created checklist, Prepress processes guidelines to ensure accuracy in all prepress processes.
    6. Prioritized workflow to ensure we hit our deadlines.
    7. Responsible for plating and proofing on occasions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma