The Prepress Technician lays the foundation for all the activities related to Printing. The major job duties listed on the Prepress Technician Resume depict the following – setting proper format, the layout of text/images and appearances before the print runs for the publication in magazine, newspaper, brochures, packaging or catalogs; taking print files and scanning them into software, and setting up the printing presses for producing films or plates. Part of the job description also entails the technician to repair, maintain and troubleshoot presses.
Technicians involved in handling the Prepress activities should possess effective communication skills and be able to take orders accurately; they should be well-versed in computer programs like Quark, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; they should also have a thorough knowledge of commercial printing processes, safety procedures, and lithography. Good eyesight and the ability to proofread texts are also essential. Most of the eligible resumes depict a certificate or diploma in printing prepress or electronic prepress operations.
Objective : Experienced Prepress Technician, File prep for output to plate for press, including imposition, proofing, plate making. Experienced with In design, Quark, Acrobat, Pitstop, Metrix imposition.
Skills : Photography, CAD, Adobe.
Reviewed and prepared customer files for production on Macintosh computers using Adobe Creative Suite and Quark Xpress.
Proofed customer files using large-format Epson and HP inkjet printers.
Cut and assembled 3-dimensional proofs using an automated CAD table.
Prepared proofs and plates for Komori large-format presses using Adobe Pitstop and Heidelberg Prinect software.
Maintained and operated AGFA platesetters, and streamlining prepress production.
Organized film to the digital conversion process, and designed digital templates, expediting Direct-To-Press output.
Production team supported including project scheduling & coordination, imaging equipment maintenance, and file-server organization.
Bachelor Of Arts
Prepress Technician III Resume
Summary : Dedicated media enthusiast. As a fearless problem solver, leader, team member, teacher and student, strategy remains to actively pursue industry advancement through repetitive study.
Skills : Photoshop Expert, Technical Skills.
Solid understood of the commercial print production process, from file preflight to the bindery.
Current job-focused is prepared electronic art and impositions using Prinergy PDF workflow.
Provided plates for offset sheetfed and web press as well as providing print-ready files for the digital press.
Proficient with Adobe Acrobat Pitstop Tools and Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on Indisigned and Illustrator.
Expertise with many types of printed material, including saddle stitch and perfect bound publications.
Managed inventory for the Prepress department.
Entered, stored, and retrieved information on computer-aided equipment.
Prepress Technician I Resume
Objective : Digital pre-press computer operator with experience in all phases of pre-press. Pre-flight to final output of digital files and plate media, with heavy emphasis in imposition.