Prepress Technician Resume Samples

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.

Prepress Technician Resume example

Prepress Technician/Executive Resume

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.

Description :

    1. Reviewed and prepared customer files for production on Macintosh computers using Adobe Creative Suite and Quark Xpress.
    2. Proofed customer files using large-format Epson and HP inkjet printers.
    3. Cut and assembled 3-dimensional proofs using an automated CAD table.
    4. Prepared proofs and plates for Komori large-format presses using Adobe Pitstop and Heidelberg Prinect software.
    5. Maintained and operated AGFA platesetters, and streamlining prepress production.
    6. Organized film to the digital conversion process, and designed digital templates, expediting Direct-To-Press output.
    7. Production team supported including project scheduling & coordination, imaging equipment maintenance, and file-server organization.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
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.

Description :

    1. Solid understood of the commercial print production process, from file preflight to the bindery.
    2. Current job-focused is prepared electronic art and impositions using Prinergy PDF workflow.
    3. Provided plates for offset sheetfed and web press as well as providing print-ready files for the digital press.
    4. Proficient with Adobe Acrobat Pitstop Tools and Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on Indisigned and Illustrator.
    5. Expertise with many types of printed material, including saddle stitch and perfect bound publications.
    6. Managed inventory for the Prepress department.
    7. Entered, stored, and retrieved information on computer-aided equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


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.

Skills : Operating system, Linux, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Sized, cropped, colored correct and retouched digital and scanned images for print.
    2. Pre-flighted, troubleshot, inspected graphics and packaging files for vendors, emailing to publications/vendors.
    3. Posted to an FTP site of all approved files leaving the agency. Output various files to plate, PDF and laser printer.
    4. Layout the publications in accordance with customer and management specifications.
    5. Maintained good communication with various clients through the entire publication process.
    6. Assisted members of the pressroom as needed including monitoring film being processed, collating, cutting, and folding printed products.
    7. Responsible for plated making and blue lining. Performed film duping.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Sr. Prepress Technician Resume

Summary : A result focused advertising artist proficient in multiple design applications with over eleven years of extensive experience in graphic design, desktop publishing.

Skills : Graphic Design, Prepress.

Description :

    1. Coordinated and organized files from all Art Directors to be press-ready with the use of Acrobat and manage files with a Rip station.
    2. Communicated with all printing companies that are used to publish local and international magazines.
    3. Met deadlines and adhere to a defined budget for all projects.
    4. Adapted to ever-changing computer programs and fast pace work environment.
    5. Responsible for final proof approval of all advertised creations requiring attention to detail with troubleshooting with Adobe Acrobat.
    6. Organized all editorial files to be ready for web.
    7. Merged all edit and images for all local and international magazines.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Prepress Technician/Representative Resume

Summary : Seek long-term employment with a quality-conscious, team-oriented graphics department. Grinder, always pushing myself to maximize production.

Skills : Desktop Prepress, Graphic Arts.

Description :

    1. Specialized in the daily production operations of UBM publications in order to meet demands.
    2. Processed and transmitted both advertisements and editorial files to various printing plants.
    3. Assisted with troubleshooting, responded to manufacturing, quality control/ prepress issues.
    4. Provided prepress support to editorial departments. The work periods were at Par Forms Printing.
    5. Approved before the final stages within the editorial process.
    6. Scanned and retouched images to be used throughout the various publications.
    7. Continued of a position held at Toppan Printing Company.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Prepress Technician/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Looking for an opportunity to work in a professional Prepress Technician environment and develop personal and technical skills to a higher level.

Skills : Learning Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed color quality on our iGen and Epson. A basic understanding of mailing requirements and process.
    2. Set up and implemented all our press workflows and templates.
    3. Proficient in mailed and variable data using Fusion Pro, Excel and AddressRight Pro.
    4. Primary associated to worked with our server maintenance company to protect our data.
    5. Communicated directly with sales and clients internally and externally written and oral.
    6. Required major reworking to make them ready for the press.
    7. Created many templates that were used to create press runs from the supplied data from the library.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Graphic Communications

Asst. Prepress Technician Resume

Objective : Prepress technicians set the foundation for successful printing production. They ensure that the proper format, appearance, and layout of text.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator.

Description :

    1. Created digital and paper prepress proofs of customers' artwork to ensure art printed properly in a Macintosh-based environment.
    2. Developed film and burned plates for pad print department or Heidelberg press operators.
    3. Created CMYK prepress proofs using Agfa match-print material.
    4. Proofread all customer purchase orders and artwork approvals before art was printed.
    5. Emailed digital files to overseas vendors, ensured orders, were printed properly and shipped on time.
    6. Worked with and met tight deadlines while completing several diverse projects daily.
    7. Worked directly with sales representatives and customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Engineering Technology

Associate Prepress Technician Resume

Summary : Graphic designer with thirteen years experience in a variety of prepress settings and over two years experience as a digital press operator.

Skills : Estimating Cost, Pre-flighting, Creative Design, Imposing Layouts.

Description :

    1. Applied Photoshop knowledge to scan and color correct customer artwork.
    2. Formatted numerous perfect-bound books using QuarkXpress.
    3. Set up Impostrip files from postscripts, according to media and press run styles.
    4. Constructed strip-in film flats for desired press run, multi-colored.
    5. Established customer proofs by means of deluxe, full-color EPSON and process color digital waterproofs.
    6. Prepared Imposition schemes in Flatworker for Trueflow computer-to-plate system.
    7. Released jobs and loaded thermal metal plates for the imager.
    8. Inspected plates and hand-carried to printing presses.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Applied Science

Asst. Prepress Technician Resume

Headline : To obtain full-time employment in the Graphic Design/Print Technology field utilizing education and experience while continuing to learn and grow with the company.

Skills : Customer Service, CPR, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Placed customers' pages in the correct order, and to prepare jobs to plate for the press.
    2. Operated process camera to create a film of artwork.
    3. Ran both drum scanner and flatbed scanner to create images of art, photographs, and slides.
    4. Designed and page layout software to organized and to correct art.
    5. Created and corrected jobs using drawing and illustration software.
    6. Photo manipulated software to change colors.
    7. Cleaned up trash in the image, and to change image size or shape.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Management

Prepress Technician Resume

Objective : To further develop knowledge and understanding of current and future design trends and to succeed with a company that provides opportunity for advancement and personal skills growth.

Skills : Technical Skills, Adobe Photo Shop.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the output, proofed and inspected of all press-ready film.
    2. Provided maintenance of all related equipment.
    3. Ordered all material relating to the prepress department.
    4. Organized and shipped all items for the art department.
    5. Maintained film lists and ship lists in order to effectively track film and proofs.
    6. Communicated with vendors to ensure the film is to their expectations.
    7. Trained staff to efficiently operate the department.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Teaching